Resources on Social security in the Arab States

  1. ILO Syria Crisis Response Strategy (Update: January 2017)

    20 January 2017

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugee Response and Resilience Plan (3RP), the ILO has adopted a development-focused and employment-driven strategy to support host communities and refugees. The ILO strategy builds on its core mandate to promote employment, social dialogue, social protection and rights at work through contributing to building the resilience of host communities and refugees, strengthening institutional capacities and coordination to eliminate child labour, and supporting evidence-based policy development to ensure an employment-rich national response, embedded in the principles of decent work.

  2. Asia, the Pacific and Arab States: The world of work in numbers

    20 December 2016

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder presented his report entitled “Building an inclusive future with decent work: Towards sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific,” at the 16th Asia and the Pacific Meeting (APRM) in Bali, Indonesia last month. At an APRM plenary sitting, the ILO’s Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat summarized the main findings of the report in this presentation of data and info-graphic slides.

  3. ILO and GCC Council of Ministers of Labour sign a Plan of Joint Activities

    08 December 2016

    Signing took place on the sidelines of the 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM), in a move towards more cooperation between the two sides.

  4. Establishing a Social Protection Floor in Jordan: Diagnostic, costing, fiscal space and impact assessment

    30 November 2016

    In line with ILO Recommendation No. 202, the 2012 ILC Resolution on making social protection floors a global reality, and the Jordanian tripartite stakeholders’ endorsement of the social Protection Floor (SPF) initiative, this report assesses the fiscal space available to the government of Jordan to finance social protection programmes.

  5. The Future of Work in Jordan

    Jordan will hold a national dialogue on the “Future of Work” as part of a global ILO initiative aimed at shedding light on some of the key challenges and opportunities posed by the changing world of work.

  6. Occupied Palestinian Territory

    19 October 2016

  7. The ILO in Lebanon

    23 September 2016

  8. Social Security in the Arab States

    25 August 2016

  9. ILO’s Voluntary Core Contributions (RBSA): Success stories from the Arab States

    18 May 2016

    In the Arab States, the ILO has allocated RBSA funds amounting to more than USD 8 million to promote the Decent Work Agenda on both regional and country levels in a host of ways in the 2008-2015 period. RBSA funds allowed the ILO to conduct a variety of activities, funding more than 40 projects on employment, social protection, social dialogue, standards and integration –in short, mainstreaming Decent Work.

  10. Jordan Decent Work Country Programme 2014-2015

    29 February 2016

    The Jordanian government placed employment and Decent Work at the heart of its National Employment Strategy in 2011, and the Jordan Vision 2025 includes clear targets on reducing unemployment. The ILO is supporting these efforts with technical assistance in a range of areas grouped under a single framework: the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP).