Resources on Social security in the Arab States

  1. Agenda: Lebanon Universal Healthcare Roundtable Consultation

    28 September 2015

  2. List of Participants: Lebanon Universal Healthcare Roundtable Consultation

    28 September 2015

  3. Palestinian employers gather in Jordan to forge unified recommendations on draft social security law

    16 September 2015

    As the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) prepares to roll out a historic comprehensive social security system to cover all private sector workers and their family members, the ILO gathers Palestinian employer representatives at a workshop to discuss the draft social security law and finalise their recommendations.

  4. ILO and UAE agree on capacity building programme for the MoL to govern its labour market and monitor working conditions

    20 April 2015

    The two-year project will improve the UAE’s capacity to govern its labour market and monitor working conditions, including those of migrant workers.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.