ILO revises the Recommendation concerning Employment Organisation in the Transition from War to Peace
20 March 2017
13 March 2017
Decent work in the rural economy will be key to fulfilling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals’ pledge to leave no one behind.
03 March 2017
How a Fair Recruitment Programme led by the ILO in the Philippines, Nepal, Jordan and Tunisia helps protect migrant workers against deceptive hiring practices and abusive working conditions, if not worse.
14 February 2017
The ILO Cooperatives Unit launched its eNewsletter on 1 July 2016, this electronic newsletter replaces the previous paper version. The newsletter includes articles on various events, projects, training and meetings related to the work of the ILO and Cooperatives.
10 February 2017
ILO study highlights shortage of quality long-term services for older people in the region while a significant number of female migrant workers move to Western Europe to fill existing gaps. We asked Kenichi Hirose, co-author of the research with Zofia Czepulis-Rutkowska, to tell us more about these trends.
06 February 2017
01 February 2017
Many choose migration to escape poverty for themselves and their families. The ILO’s Work in Freedom programme reduces vulnerability to trafficking of women and girls by supporting informed migration, fair recruitment and decent work.
30 January 2017
Donors examine outcomes of ILO employment programmes for Syrian refugees and Jordanians.
ILO’s Ruba Jaradat: We must create decent jobs, not any jobs, for Syrian refugees and host communities
23 January 2017
The ILO’s Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat participated in a high-level panel on jobs and economic opportunities during the Helsinki Conference on Supporting Syrians and the Region from 23-24 January, at which the UN appealed for over $4.6 billion to help Syrians and host communities.
Lebanon seeks to adopt code of conduct and coordination mechanism to address working street children
13 January 2017
Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces, non-governmental organizations, Ministries of Labour and of Social Affairs organizations have developed a draft code of conduct and coordination mechanism to facilitate better coordination and methodologies to remove working street children from the streets and rehabilitate them in line with internationally-recognized best practices.