Resources on Social security in the Arab States

  1. Kuwait pledges $0.5 million in continued annual support for ILO activities in the Palestinian Territory

    22 January 2018

    A new grant from Kuwait to the ILO will promote decent work and social justice in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, bringing the total of Kuwait’s contributions to ILO efforts in the Arab States region to US$ 5 million since 2009.

  2. Reforming the End of Service Indemnity scheme in Lebanon’s private sector into a pension system for old-age, disability and survivors

    01 January 2018

    The project aims to establish a pension system for private sector workers to provide periodic benefits in case of old-age, disability and death.

  3. Iraq’s Deputy Minister of Labour: the new social security law will help support the private sector and strengthen workers’ rights

    21 December 2017

    On the sidelines of a workshop for high-level Iraqi officials organized by the ILO to support the Government of Iraq in drafting its new social security law, we speak to Iraq’s Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Abdel Karim Al-Janabi on the importance of the new law which, once adopted, will be the first to cover all public and private sector workers in Iraq.

  4. ILO supports Iraq in developing new social security law

    21 December 2017

    A tripartite workshop for high-level Iraqi officials was the last in a series of events organized by the ILO to support the Government of Iraq in drafting its new social security law, which, once adopted, will be the first to cover all public and private sector workers in Iraq.

  5. Developing trade unions capacities to promote social protection floor in Iraq

    04 August 2017

    The workshop objective is to bring together the Leaders of the four main national trade union centers to discuss the unions’ policy and future strategy in relation to social protection and the new draft law.

  6. First Palestinian social security system for private sector workers ready to be rolled out

    06 July 2017

    Establishing an independent Social Security Institution will enable the Occupied Palestinian Territory to roll out its first ever social security system to cover private sector workers and their families.

  7. Statistical and actuarial social security workshop for senior Iraqi officials

    The workshop objective is to strengthen the capacities of the Iraqi social security institution to perform the actuarial review of the Iraqi Social Security Scheme.

  8. ILO online learning programme introduces Syrian refugees to their workplace rights in Jordan

    02 May 2017

    The programme is part of on-going efforts by the ILO to help formalize the work of Syrian refugees in Jordan.

  9. Together we can build a brighter future of work for the Arab region – ILO

    26 April 2017

    The Tripartite Arab Meeting on the Future of Work brought together government, worker and employer representatives, along with youth and private sector leaders, to explore the forces transforming the world of work in Arab States, and to discuss the best policies and actions needed to create a better future of work.

  10. Brighter Future of Work for the Arab Region

    26 April 2017

    The Tripartite Arab Meeting on the Future of Work brought together government, worker and employer representatives, along with youth and private sector leaders, to explore the forces transforming the world of work in Arab States, and to discuss the best policies and actions needed to create a better future of work.