Resources on Social security in the Arab States

  1. Strategic Objectives for Decent Work Agenda

    01 February 2013

    The ILO Regional Office for Arab states works to foster social justice with decent work opportunities through sustainable enterprises, higher productivity and growth with equity.

  2. Social justice for a new Arab era: promoting jobs, protection and dialogue in a changing region

    05 November 2012

    Arab states must move towards an inclusive development model of higher productivity and, together with their citizens, forge a new social contract.

  3. Rethinking Economic Growth: Towards Productive and Inclusive Arab Societies

    30 October 2012

    The report examines Arab labour market trends and structures over the two decades leading up to the Arab Spring in 2011, offering insights into the underlying causes for the uprisings that have since spread from Tunisia across the Arab world.

  4. Arab Empoyment Forum (Thematic Papers)

    19 October 2009

    The Forum addresses the broad challenges and opportunities posed by the financial and economic crisis, providing a platform for senior policy-makers and high-level representatives of workers and employers from across the Arab region.

  5. Building adequate social protection systems and protecting people in the Arab region

    19 October 2009

  6. The global financial, economic and social crisis and the Arab countries:A review of the evidence and policies for employment creation and social protection

    19 October 2009

  7. The impact of the financial and economic crisis on Arab states: considerations on employment and social protection policy responses

    01 April 2009

    This policy note is purely intended to provide an assessment of the employment and social protection impact, and to suggest appropriate policy responses.