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  1. Italy-ILO cooperation to support Palestinian cooperatives

    17 September 2020

    The ILO’s Cooperative Support Programme is launched in the Occupied Palestinian Territory with support from the Italian Government.

  2. New guidance tool supports fair recruitment and employment in Qatar hospitality sector

    17 September 2020

    A new Guidance Tool will help strengthen fair recruitment and employment standards in the Qatar hospitality industry.

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  1. Messages from key partners: How the new Guidance Tool can support the hospitality sector in Qatar to promote labour rights and fair recruitment

    23 September 2020

    This Guidance Tool has been developed as a resource to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in Qatar’s hospitality sector. It aims to support hotel companies to respond to labour rights challenges by implementing appropriate policies and exercising thorough and ongoing human and labour rights due diligence.

    Watch messages of H.E. Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman Fakhroo, Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs; H.E. Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Thani, Chairman of Qatar Chamber for Commerce and Industry; H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy; Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC; and Roberto Suarez, Secretary General of IOE.

  2. Promoting fair recruitment and employment: A guidance tool for hotels in Qatar

    18 September 2020

    This Guidance Tool has been developed by as a resource to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in the hospitality sector in Qatar. It aims to support hotel companies in Qatar to respond to labour rights challenges by implementing appropriate policies and exercising thorough and ongoing human and labour rights due diligence.

Statements and speeches

  1. © SEWA Cooperative Federation 2020

    Cooperatives play an active role in tackling global crises, says ILO Director-General

    03 July 2020

    By adhering to environmental standards and promoting local production, consumer and producer cooperatives can help limit greenhouse gas emissions and sustain supply chains for essential goods and services, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, on the International Day of Cooperatives 2020.

  2. Statement by the ILO Director-General to the Brussels IV Conference supporting Syria and the region

    30 June 2020

    “Let us focus on building back better with a human-centred approach with and for refugees and their host communities,” ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has said to the Brussels IV Conference on supporting the future of Syria and the region, convened by the EU.

Articles and features

  1. Landmark Group election breaks new ground for Joint Committees

    16 September 2020

    Staff of Qatar’s Landmark Group went to the polls recently in the retail giant’s ever Joint Committee elections

  2. Recent measures taken to strengthen wage protection in Qatar

    14 September 2020