Resources on Labour migration in Arab States

  1. Jordan examines ways to improve work permits for migrant workers in the construction sector

    20 May 2013

    The ILO hosts a meeting of key stakeholders to improve regulation of work permits in Jordan’s construction sector

  2. Protecting Migrant Workers’ Rights in Jordan

    16 May 2013

    The objective of this project is to improve the fundamental rights of workers in Jordan, particularly foreign migrant workers.

  3. Work Permits and Qualifications in the Construction Sector in Jordan

    A two-day consultative meeting of key stakeholders to discuss ways of improving work permits and qualifications for migrant workers in Jordan’s construction industry.

  4. Arab Employment Forum

    The Forum addresses the broad challenges and opportunities posed by the financial and economic crisis, providing a platform for senior policy-makers and high-level representatives of works and employers from across the Arab region

  5. Tricked and Trapped: Human Trafficking in the Middle East

    09 April 2013

    This study sheds light on the situation of trafficked adult workers in the Middle East, both women and men. It analyses the complex processes by which vulnerable migrant workers are tricked and trapped into forced labour in various types of work in the region, and the constraints that prevent them from leaving.

  6. Regional Tripartite Conference to Combat Human Trafficking

    A two-day regional tripartite conference on ways to combat human trafficking in the Middle East and to present the findings of an ILO research project that maps human trafficking across the region.

  7. Agenda

    08 April 2013

  8. Identifying and Responding to Cases of Trafficking and Forced Labour

    Jordanian law enforcement officials are attending a training programme organised by the ILO in Amman to better identify, investigate and respond to cases of forced labour and human trafficking.

  9. Strategic Objectives for Decent Work Agenda

    01 February 2013

    The ILO Regional Office for Arab states works to foster social justice with decent work opportunities through sustainable enterprises, higher productivity and growth with equity.

  10. Information Guide for Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon

    21 December 2012

    The guide serves to improve the wellbeing of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon. It provides useful and important information before departure and after the workers arrive in Lebanon.