Resources on Social security in the Arab States

  1. 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.

  2. Occupied Palestinian Territory

    19 October 2016

  3. The ILO in Lebanon

    23 September 2016

  4. Social Security in the Arab States

    25 August 2016

  5. 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.

  6. 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).

  7. Palestinian employers hold workshop to discuss draft social security legislation

    20 February 2016

    Ahead of the expected adoption of the first ever Palestinian social security law for private sector workers and their families through a presidential decree early next week, the ILO convened a three-day workshop to enhance employers’ understanding and unify their positions on the draft law.

  8. Palestinian employers to consolidate position on draft social security legislation

    The ILO will convene a three-day workshop to enhance employers’ understanding and unify their positions on the occupied Palestinian territory's draft social security law.

  9. The ILO in Iraq

    20 January 2016

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Iraq. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken by the ILO in cooperation with the government and social partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.

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    Establishing a Social Security System for Private Sector Workers

    21 November 2015

    The ILO is supporting efforts by government, workers and employers in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) to reform labour laws and enhance social dialogue.