Projects

2023

  1. The FAIRWAY Programme

    1 December 2019 - 30 November 2023,

    © Photo: Leila Alaoui / ILO, Design: Alexandros Chatzipanagiotou / ILO The FAIRWAY programme addresses underlying causes of decent work deficits at their source through national-level interventions in selected countries of origin in East, West and North Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, and Morocco). In the Arab States, the programme provides continuity to interventions in countries of destination across the region by building on the work of the Fairway Middle East project (2016-2019), which target low-skilled migrant workers from all regions.

  2. The FAIRWAY programme

    1 December 2019 - 30 November 2023, Arab States

    The FAIRWAY Programme is an inter-regional initiative to improve labour migration conditions from Africa to the Arab States, and to protect all vulnerable migrant workers in the Arab States. Over the course of four years, FAIRWAY will contribute to enabling migrant workers to contribute to sustainable development in both countries of origin and destination.

2022

  1. Promoting Decent Work For Syrians Under Temporary Protection and Turkish Citizens

    6 December 2018 - 31 December 2022,

  2. Promoting Productive Employment and Decent Work for Women in Egypt, Jordan and the occupied Palestinian territory

    1 January 2019 - 31 December 2022, Egypt, Jordan, and the occupied Palestinian territory

    The project aims to promote productive employment and decent work for women in Egypt, Jordan, and the occupied Palestinian territory through reducing the barriers to women’s entry to and retention in decent work.

  3. Better Work Jordan (Phase III)

    1 July 2017 - 30 June 2022, Jordan

    Under Better Work Jordan Phase III strategy, the program will continue to work with stakeholders and development partners to expand decent work opportunities in the Jordanian garment industry and beyond. The program aims to help reduce poverty by providing decent work, empowering women, driving business competitiveness and promoting inclusive economic growth. This can be achieved through enhancing economic performance at the enterprise level as well as improving compliance with the Jordanian Labour Law and International Labour Standards.

2021

  1. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) – Phase II

    1 November 2018 - 31 October 2021,

    This global project seeks to contribute to the promotion of fair recruitment practices globally and across specific migration corridors in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Target countries include Hong Kong SAR, Jordan, Nepal, the Philippines, Tunisia and Qatar.

  2. Enhanced Rural Resilience in Yemen - Phase 2 (ERRY II)

    4 January 2016 - 31 August 2021, Yemen

    ERRY II is the second phase of the recently completed Enhanced Rural Resilience in Yemen (ERRY) programme, funded by the European Union, and implmented by the UNDP, ILO, WFP, and FAO. The overall objective of the programme is to contribute to reduced vulnerability and strengthened resilience of crisis-affected communities in Yemen through the creation of sustainable livelihoods and improving access to basic services. The ERRY II Programe will be implmented in Yemen in six vulnerable governorates: Hajjah, Hodeidah, Lahj, Abyan, Taiz and Sana’a. The target groups will focus on the most vulnerable such as women, the unemployed, youth, the Muhamasheen, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and stressed host communities.

  3. Technical Cooperation Programme between Qatar and the ILO

    29 January 2018 - 29 January 2021, Qatar

    The Programme in Qatar reflects the common commitment of both the Government of Qatar and the ILO to cooperate on ensuring compliance with ratified international labour Conventions, as well as achieving fundamental principles and rights at work in the State of Qatar in a gradual manner during the period 2018–20.

2020

  1. Improved access to employment opportunities for Lebanese and refugee graduates from skills training

    1 July 2019 - 31 December 2020,

    The project aims to provide post-training services and market-based skills training for vulnerable Lebanese and refugees in order to improve employability in the labour market.

  2. Supporting Ministry of Labour and Social Development in analysis, policy and capacity development

    1 December 2018 - 31 December 2020,

    Based on a direct request from the Saudi Ministry of Labour and Social Development (MLSD), the ILO has developed a Development Cooperation project to provide technical assistance and policy advice in a number of key thematic areas, which support the KSA to implement Vision 2030 and other national initiatives.