Resources on Skills and employability in the Arab States

  1. Thirty-one trainers complete My.Coop training of trainers programme on managing agricultural cooperatives in Jordan

    23 October 2020

    A virtual ceremony was held marking the end of the online training course for participants in Jordan.

  2. How decent work supports Jordan’s most vulnerable communities

    20 October 2020

    A programme implemented by the ILO and supported by Germany through the German Development Cooperation (KfW Development Bank), helps some of the country’s most vulnerable groups, including Jordanian nationals and Syrian refugees.

  3. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) in the Chemicals and Cosmetics Manufacturing Sector in Jordan

    16 October 2020

    The report reflects on the positioning of the C&C sector in the Jordanian economy from a skills and labour market perspective.

  4. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) in the Garment & Leather Manufacturing Sector in Jordan

    16 October 2020

    This report looks at the positioning of the garment and leather sector in the Jordanian economy from a skills and labour market perspective.

  5. Vulnerable workers hardest hit by COVID-19 fallout in fragile Arab states

    13 October 2020

    Assessments show spike in job and income losses and limited financial capacities to deal with the crisis, making it even harder for vulnerable workers to earn a living.

  6. Competency-Based Training (CBT): An Introductory Manual for Practitioners

    12 October 2020

    The overall purpose of this manual is to provide guidance to TVET developers, administrators and instructors on the design, delivery and assessment of competency-based training (CBT) programmes.

  7. COVID-19: The multiple and protracted crises impacting labour markets in Arab States- A regional initiative

    A virtual event, bringing together international development and humanitarian partners and regional tripartite constituents, will discuss findings of assessments on the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable workers and enterprises in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq.

  8. Employment Intensive Projects in Lebanon: Guidelines

    07 October 2020

    This document provides guidance on implementing sound EIPs, structured around key guiding principles, including the principles of decent work, and based on global experiences and on emerging good practices from programmes in Lebanon.

  9. ILO Response to the Beirut Blast: A decent work approach for quick recovery and job creation (Update September 2020)

    29 September 2020

    The ILO promotes the principle that employment, livelihoods and decent work are key to the successful recovery and reintegration of crisis-affected people, and this guides the ILO’s response to the Beirut blast.

  10. Women Do Business in Jordan

    28 September 2020

    ILO supports home-based business owners through training and seed funding.