Resources on International Labour Standards in the Arab States

  1. Norwegian Ambassador visits Jordanian NGO to witness the positive impact of Estidama++ program on workers and employers

    20 March 2024

    Estidama++ supports SMEs in Jordan to strengthen access to social protection rights

  2. Groundbreaking Iraqi national strategy set to reduce inequalities in the world of work

    07 March 2024

    Launch of the Iraq National Strategy to Prevent and Reduce Inequalities in the World of Work marks a significant milestone in the country's journey towards a more inclusive and equitable labour market.

  3. Iraq National Strategy to prevent and reduce inequalities in the World of Work (2024-2028)

    07 March 2024

  4. ILO Convention 190: The Right of Everyone to a World of Work Free from Violence and Harassment in the Arab States

    21 November 2023

  5. ILO Country Brief- Jordan

    20 November 2023

  6. Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) and Decent Employment in Jordan – Phase II

    20 November 2023

    Towards a more inclusive economy through immediate job generation and enterprise development for vulnerable refugee and host communities in Jordan.

  7. The State of Kuwait, the European Union and the International Labour Organization join efforts to advance Just Transition ahead of COP-28

    28 September 2023

  8. Jordan Launches Second Phase of 'WAEI' Campaign Promoting Labour Rights and Inclusivity in Jordan

    21 September 2023

    The new phase emphasizes the labour rights of workers with disabilities, their employment conditions, child labour, and workers’ rights during probation periods.

  9. ILO launches campaign to mark Pay Equity Day in Jordan

    21 September 2023

    The social media campaign serves as an extension of the national effort carried out by the Decent Work for Women Programme in collaboration with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Jordanian Committee for Pay Equity.

  10. Parliamentary Labour Committee, tripartite constituents review draft trade union law for Iraq, with ILO technical support

    19 September 2023

    The draft law includes provisions that will protect and promote the rights and freedom of trade union organizations in Iraq, in line with International Labour Standards.