26 September 2022
The ILO, in cooperation with the Palestinian Trade Center (PalTrade), held a training workshop to build the capacity of ـJordanian flower producers, with a focus on boosting export potential and tapping into new export markets.
26 September 2022
Trade unions need to strengthen their unity, attract more young people and organize workers in the digital economy, according to a new report.
21 September 2022
The ILO and UNESCO, with the support of the European Union, are working together to restore, preserve and promote cultural heritage at the World Heritage Site of the Erbil Citadel, while promoting decent work through employment-intensive approaches.
12 August 2022
On the occasion of International Youth Day, young women and men from Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon and refugees living in these countries, share their experiences and hopes for the future. ILO PROSPECTS is supporting them to build new skills for successful careers in their communities.
Statements and speeches
18 September 2022
In a recorded video address, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addresses Arab governments, workers and employers meeting in Cairo, Egypt, with a call to pursue with the ILO a shared mission of promoting social justice.
Effective measures are needed to ensure adequate Occupational Safety and Health for workers during extreme heat in Iraq
08 August 2022
ILO Country Coordinator in Iraq Maha Kattaa highlights the importance of adequate measures to mitigate some of the risks workers are exposed to due to soaring temperatures in Iraq.
Articles and features
20 September 2022
The ILO is training Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees in skills that are in demand in the labour market to improve their employment prospects.
04 August 2022
On August 4, 2020, large parts of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, were devastated by a massive explosion in the port. For Hani Baltaji, the rebuilding of a municipal police station has not only helped towards Beirut’s recovery, but also his own.