Events

October 2020

  1. COVID-19: The multiple and protracted crises impacting labour markets in Arab States- A regional initiative

    13 October 2020

    A virtual event, bringing together international development and humanitarian partners and regional tripartite constituents, will discuss findings of assessments on the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable workers and enterprises in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq.

September 2020

  1. How employment and decent work can contribute to peace and social cohesion in the time of the COVID-19 crisis

    28 September 2020

    The virtual event will discuss the key contribution of employment and decent work to peacebuilding, social cohesion and social justice, in particular in the time of the COVID-19 crisis.

July 2020

  1. COVID-19 Crisis: Relying on social dialogue for solutions in the Arab States

    30 July 2020

    This webinar aims to assist trade union leaders in the Arab Region to enhance their role in social dialogue as a solution to respond to the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Moreover, to promote, and explain the related ILO tools, and guides that can help them in their effort to achieve a better future for all workers.

  2. ILO, ITC launch on-line Training of Trainers (ToT) on managing agricultural cooperatives in Jordan

    27 July - 29 September 2020

    The global training package ‘My.COOP - Managing your agricultural cooperatives’, has been adapted to the Jordanian context. Graduates of the ToT will become part of a pool of certified ILO trainers who will be able to conduct face-to-face courses in the future.

  3. ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work

    1 - 9 July 2020

    From the 1st to the 9th of July, the ILO hosted the largest ever online summit of workers, employers and government representatives to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work, and how to build a better future of work after the pandemic. You can replay the discussions online.

June 2020

  1. Book Launch: "An ILO For All Seasons"

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises. 2020 will be remembered as the year the world of work was brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic. ​The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.

  2. COVID-19 in the Arab States: The Trade Union’s Role in Protecting Workers in their Workplaces

    24 June 2020

    The global Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has devastated the world of work, causing huge costs on economies, labour markets, and societies across the Arab Region and worldwide. ILO ACTRAV through this webinar aims at assisting trade union leaders in the Arab Region to enhance their role in protecting workers in workplaces as a priority to respond to the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Moreover, to promote, and explain the related ILO tools, and guides that can help them in their effort to achieve a better future for all workers.

May 2020

  1. Call for Proposals EIIP 001/2020 Project to enhance productivity and employment in farming

    27 May - 1 June 2020

April 2020

  1. COVID-19 safety measures developed for Cash for Work programmes in Jordan

    1 April - 30 June 2020

    The guidelines were developed with the support of the ILO and other agencies implementing Cash for Work programmes in Jordan to ensure the safe return of workers to their sites.

December 2019

  1. Launch of the Equal Pay International Coalition in the Arab States

    16 - 17 December 2019

    The Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) is a regional symposium to address the gender pay gap in the Arab States.