Resources on Social security in the Arab States

  1. ILO Director-General to open Arab Labour Conference in Kuwait

    18 April 2015

    Guy Ryder to address the opening of the 42nd session of the Arab Labour Conference.

  2. Kuwait contributes US$500,000 to support ILO activities in the occupied Palestinian territory

    26 March 2015

    The State of Kuwait grants the International Labour Organization (ILO) half a million US dollars, bringing the State’s total contributions dedicated to promoting decent work and social justice in the occupied Palestinian territory and the Arab States to US$3.5 million since 2009.

  3. ILO to bolster international labour standards and occupational safety and health in Kuwait

    27 November 2014

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and International Organisation for Migration (IOM) sign a technical cooperation agreement to advance the work of Kuwait’s Public Authority for Manpower.

  4. Reaffirming and promoting rights during transition: development results 2012-2013

    30 June 2014

    By looking at a narrow set of indicators, such as the rate of privatization, trade openness, debt, inflation and foreign direct investment, most analysts had concluded that Arab countries were on the right track economically in the lead up to the Arab uprisings.

  5. Arab countries outline measures to enhance Social Protection Floors

    15 May 2014

    ILO Social Protection Floor seminar concludes with delegates outlining measures towards rights-based, comprehensive social protection in Arab countries.

  6. Rethinking social protection in a changing Arab world

    13 May 2014

    Experts meet to discuss ways to review and enhance social protection in Arab countries as well as examine successful international social protection experiences.

  7. Regional seminar rethinks social protection in a changing Arab region

    The ILO joins key stakeholders from across the Arab region to examine regional and successful international social protection experiences and ways to improve social protection in the Arab region.

  8. Kuwait contributes US$500,000 to support ILO activities in the occupied Palestinian territory

    01 April 2014

    The State of Kuwait grants the ILO half a million US dollars bringing the State’s total contributions dedicated to promoting decent work and social justice in the occupied Palestinian territory and the Arab States to US$3 million since 2009.

  9. Financial Assessment of the cost of providing health care coverage for Palestinain refugees in Lebanon

    27 February 2014

    The preliminary financial assessment of the cost of providing health care coverage estimates – for the first time – the unutilized contributions of the Palestinians wage earners and their employers to the NSSF. It also projects the possible cost to be incurred if Palestinian workers and their families are provided with health care coverage through the NSSF.

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    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder to open Arab Forum for Development and Employment

    21 February 2014