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  1. Workshop builds capacities of Jordanian flower farmers

    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.

  2. Unions must work together and find ways to organize new forms of work

    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.


  1. Cultural preservation and decent work at Erbil's Citadel

    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.

  2. Youth highlight importance of skills development for a better future

    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

  1. ILO Director-General’s address to the Arab Labour Conference 2022

    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.

  2. 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

  1. New skills and a brighter future – Mohammad’s story

    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.

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    How work gave me purpose after Beirut blast

    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.