October 2009

  1. Arab employment forum endorses agenda for action in the region

    21 October 2009

    The Arab Employment Forum closed here today with agreement between the government, employer and worker representatives of 221 countries on an Agenda for Action to apply the Global Jobs Pact2 in the region, to mitigate the immediate impacts of the economic crisis on labour markets.

  2. Arab employment forum: a jobs pact for recovery and growth

    15 October 2009

    Under the partronage of H.E. the Prime Minister of Lebanon, the ILO in partnership with the ALO will host the AEF in Beirut at "Metropolitan Palace Hotel".

November 2008

  1. Restoring trust: Time to rescue the real economy

    24 November 2008

    The current crisis has hit the financial sector hard. But what about people and the real economy?

February 2008

  1. Decent work country programme in Syria

    13 February 2008

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) through its Regional Office for Arab States is launching Decent Work Country Programme for Syria through an official ceremony and the participation of the tripartite organizations – Government, Workers and Employers on Wednesday 13 February 2008.

November 2007

  1. Regional Meeting on "Occupational Safety and Health in the Arab States"

    17 November 2007

    ILO News - Under the patronage of the Syrian Minister of Labour and Social Affairs H.E. Dr. Diala Al Hajj Aref, the International Labour Organization in collaboration with the Arab Labour Organization Occupational Safety and Health Institute is organizing a tripartite regional meeting on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Arab States.

  2. ILO and ALO to cooperate in addressing labour and employment issues in the Arab region

    08 November 2007

    The Arab Labour Organization (ALO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) agreed here today to strengthen their collaboration and partnership.

October 2007

  1. Enterprises in Lebanon 2006-2007

    26 October 2007

    On the occasion UN Day, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are launching a joint publication focusing on the impact of the July 2006 war on micro and small enterprises: “Enterprises in Lebanon 2006-2007: Impact Assessment One Year On.”

June 2003

  1. Workers call on the ILO to provide urgent rehabilitation support to Iraq

    09 June 2003

    Workers'delegates attending this year's International Labour Conference in Geneva have called on the UN's International Labour Organization(ILO) urgently to send a needs assessment mission to Iraq to determine what forms of technical support and assistance the ILO can properly provide in the rehabilitation and reconstruction programme.