24 November 2023
In the heart of Aleppo, amidst the rubble left by earthquakes, a beacon of hope emerged through the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s project to rehabilitate and revive three schools in Aleppo.
Four hundred women and men from forcibly displaced and host communities in Iraq complete Work-Based Learning programmes
25 October 2023
Implemented by ILO under the PROSPECTS Partnership, the programmes covered 18 occupations, involving 60 enterprises and enterprise owners, and an array of government and social partners, who provided youth with the necessary market-relevant skills that support their transition to decent work.
ILO progresses in second phase of Aleppo employment-intensive community restoration project after earthquake
23 October 2023
The ILO continues restoring local community health and safety by providing job opportunities in clearing rubble and debris from the neighbourhoods most affected by the February 2023 earthquake.
Netherlands and ILO delegation visit to Duhok sheds light on PROSPECTS Partnership’s impact on host and forcibly displaced populations
20 October 2023
The visit highlighted key aspects of ILO’s programme under the PROSPECTS Partnership to support youth in their transition to decent work, with the support of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Seventy-five women and men in Iraq's City of Basra complete a vocational training programme, paving the way for more and better employment opportunities
19 October 2023
The training sessions are part of the collaboration between ILO and UN-Habitat under the European Union funded project "Increasing Access to Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Urban Population in Basra City in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis."
ILO Workshop aimed to boost agricultural cooperatives in Lebanon and Iraq and foster knowledge exchange
18 October 2023
The PROSPECTS Programme held a Training of Trainers workshop to address the needs of agricultural cooperatives in the region, raise awareness about their work, and enhance local capacities by establishing a network of qualified trainers.
ILO and partners discuss progress made in promoting labour governance, inspection and working condition in Iraq
28 September 2023
A closing event for the European-Union funded project highlighted activities, impact and lessons learnt in efforts to promote sustainable socio-economic development in Iraq.
21 September 2023
The ILO has supported the successful completion of an aluminium sector work-based apprenticeship programme in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, culminating in the employment of the first Palestinian women as aluminium technicians. This marks a significant milestone in the quest for gender equality and women’s economic empowerment in the region.
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.
13 September 2023
Recent research by ILO/Better Work Jordan in collaboration with Jordan Chamber of Industry highlights the strengths of Jordan’s garment, textile and leather industry and the challenges it faces, as well as implications for economic and employment policies in the country.