Resources on Social security in the Arab States

  1. First Palestinian social security system for private sector workers ready to be rolled out

    06 July 2017

    Establishing an independent Social Security Institution will enable the Occupied Palestinian Territory to roll out its first ever social security system to cover private sector workers and their families.

  2. Statistical and actuarial social security workshop for senior Iraqi officials

    The workshop objective is to strengthen the capacities of the Iraqi social security institution to perform the actuarial review of the Iraqi Social Security Scheme.

  3. ILO online learning programme introduces Syrian refugees to their workplace rights in Jordan

    02 May 2017

    The programme is part of on-going efforts by the ILO to help formalize the work of Syrian refugees in Jordan.

  4. Together we can build a brighter future of work for the Arab region – ILO

    26 April 2017

    The Tripartite Arab Meeting on the Future of Work brought together government, worker and employer representatives, along with youth and private sector leaders, to explore the forces transforming the world of work in Arab States, and to discuss the best policies and actions needed to create a better future of work.

  5. Brighter Future of Work for the Arab Region

    26 April 2017

    The Tripartite Arab Meeting on the Future of Work brought together government, worker and employer representatives, along with youth and private sector leaders, to explore the forces transforming the world of work in Arab States, and to discuss the best policies and actions needed to create a better future of work.

  6. ILO launches high level meeting to discuss the future of work in Arab states

    03 April 2017

    Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, opens the Tripartite Arab Meeting on the Future of Work in Beirut, Lebanon, bringing together government, worker and employer representatives to shed light on forces transforming the world of work in Arab States.

  7. ILO and Lebanon sign agreement to redouble efforts to promote Decent Work

    03 April 2017

    The first Lebanon Decent Work Country Programme will govern ILO support to Lebanon’s workers, employers and the Government.

  8. Social protection in a changing World of Work: Towards a future with social protection for all in the Arab States

    01 April 2017

    This note looks at the ways in which social protection systems in the Arab States will be affected by technological, emographic, economic and environmental changes that are taking place in the world of work. It then examines the key issues as well as the challenges and opportunities which need to be taken into account in future debates, bearing in mind the already existing social protection deficits in the region.

  9. ILO and Jordan renew agreement to join forces to promote Decent Work

    27 January 2017

    Extension of the Decent Work Country Programme will govern ILO support to Jordan’s workers, employers and the Government until the end of 2017.

  10. Jordan Decent Work Country Diagnostic

    24 January 2017

    The objective of this report is to provide a short and comprehensive diagnosis of the work situation in Jordan, with respect to growth, productive employment, and Decent work. Issues of inclusion and equal opportunities are given special attention as they are expected to feature prominently in the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) extension framework (2016–2017).