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.
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.
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.
1 September 2014 - 30 June 2019, Jordan
Better Work Jordan aims to reduce poverty by expanding decent work opportunities in Jordan’s apparel industry thorough improved working conditions and increased competitiveness of the industry brought about by enhancing economic performance at the enterprise level as well as improving compliance with Jordanian labour law and International Labour Standards.
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.
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.
Improved access to employment opportunities for Lebanese host communities and Syrian refugees in Lebanon
1 May 2017 - 31 December 2018, Lebanon
The project will contribute to upgrading the agricultural technical education system in Lebanon, to improve access to employment opportunities and livelihoods in rural areas.
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.
1 July 2016 - 31 December 2018, Jordan
The project aims to improve the living conditions of Syrian refugees and Jordanians through increased employment and improved infrastructure.
Creation of employment opportunities by fostering an enterprise culture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
1 June 2011 - 31 December 2018, Saudi Arabia
The ILO has developed a set of training materials for entrepreneurship education called Know About Business (KAB).