1. Improving Livelihoods for Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon: Better Access, More Opportunities, Enhanced Capacities

    3 July 2017 - 31 July 2019, Lebanon

    ILO and UNRWA launch an entrepreneurship and self-employment project among Palestinian refugees in Lebanon to facilitate their entry to the labour market.

  2. Lebanon Labour Force and Households’ Living Conditions Survey 2017

    1 March 2017 - 31 July 2019, Lebanon

    Lebanon's Central Administration for Statistics (CAS) and the ILO have embarked upon an EU funded project to produce reliable, timely and representative statistical data on the current conditions of work in the country.

  3. Towards improved formal and non-formal Technical Vocational & Education Training in lebanon

    2 January 2017 - 28 June 2019, Lebanon

    The joint ILO/UNICEF programme will implement activities to address the challenges and needs identified within the formal and non-formal TVET sector mapping at both policy level and capacity development level of service providers.


  1. Enhanced Rural Resilience in Yemen (ERRY)

    4 January 2016 - 31 December 2018, Yemen

    ERRY is three years joint programme funded by the European Union and implemented by four UN agencies including UNDP, ILO, WFP and FAO. The overall objective of the programme is to enhance the resilience and self-reliance of crisis-affected rural communities through support to livelihoods stabilization and recovery, local governance and improved access to sustainable energy. The ERRY Programme will be implemented in Yemen in four governorates including Hajjah, Hodeidah, Lahj and Abyan. 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.

  2. Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY)

    1 January 2016 - 31 December 2018, Arab States

    The Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY project) supports implementation of the ILO Fair Migration Agenda in the region (endorsed by the Abu Dhabi Dialogue in November 2014), and other ILO projects in addressing the decent work deficits of migrant workers. In particular, the project promotes fair migration (including fair recruitment) and contributes to combating forced labour and trafficking for labour exploitation.

  3. Strengthening labour market governance in the Occupied Palestinian Territory through reformed labour law and enhanced social dialogue

    1 July 2013 - 28 September 2018, Occupied Palestinian Territory

    The ILO is supporting efforts by government, workers and employers in the Occupied Palestinian Territory to reform labour laws and enhance social dialogue.

  4. Promoting Entrepreneurship Development and Business Start-up for Palestinian Youth

    1 July 2016 - 31 August 2018, Occupied Palestinian Territory

    A two-pronged intervention, namely working on fostering entrepreneurship awareness among youth enrolled in technical colleges and facilitating business start-up for young graduates.

  5. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR)

    1 August 2015 - 31 July 2018,

    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 for pilot projects include Tunisia, Jordan, Nepal and the Philippines.

  6. Engagement with the construction sector in the Arab States

    1 January 2016 - 30 June 2018, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon

    To build a strong, resilient and fair construction sector across the Arab States, the ILO FAIRWAY project engages with the private sector to support their adherence to international standards and principles.

  7. My Fair Home in the Arab States

    1 January 2016 - 30 June 2018, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon

    The My Fair Home campaign is a joint initiative of the International Labour Organization and the International Domestic Workers Federation which aims to elicit attitudinal and behavioural change among employers of domestic workers to ensure decent work.