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.
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.
21 February 2014
Statistical Background Note 2013: Rethinking Economic Growth - Towards Productive and Inclusive Arab Societies
20 December 2013
This background note presents a compilation of selected demographic, education and labour statistics for the Arab Region. This was prepared as an input to the joint ILO/UNDP report on Rethinking Economic Growth: Towards Productivity and Inclusive Arab Societies.
02 December 2013
The National Social Security Committee has unveiled a proposed social security scheme covering pensions, and maternity and employment injury benefits to be financed by both employers and workers
A social security scheme developed by the ILO through a participatory process with workers, employers and government officials will be presented and discussed with decision makers involved in social security policy.
23 October 2013
The ILO is stepping up its efforts to work with other UN agencies and national partners to combat the rapidly growing problem of child labour among refugees and, as an important first step, obtaining more data on this phenomenon for future interventions.
26 September 2013
Pan-Arab conference concludes with recommendations on labour inspection and administration, social dialogue and social protection in efforts to shore up jobs
24 September 2013
The ILO and the Arab Labor Organization join governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations in calling for action to promote sustainable and inclusive labour markets and social justice in the Arab region.
06 August 2013