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  1. Iraq: Jobs, and cultural heritage the focus of new ILO-EU-UNESCO collaboration

    24 February 2021

    With support from the European Union, the programme will use employment-intensive approaches to create decent jobs and upgrade skills and employment services for internally displaced persons, Syrian refugees and host community members, while preserving and rehabilitating cultural heritage sites.

  2. © Marvin Meyer 2021

    Rapid growth of digital economy calls for coherent policy response

    23 February 2021

    The growth of digital labour platforms is presenting opportunities and challenges for workers and businesses and a need for international policy dialogue.

Multimedia

  1. Developing digital learning tools for vocational courses in Lebanon (introduction to plumbing)

    14 February 2021

    Following the Beirut blast and in response to emerging needs, two vocational training programmes for plumbing and glass installation were introduced under the SKILL-UP Lebanon project.

  2. Developing digital learning tools for vocational courses in Lebanon (plumbing fixtures)

    14 February 2021

    Following the Beirut blast and in response to emerging needs, two vocational training programmes for plumbing and glass installation were introduced under the SKILL-UP Lebanon project.

Statements and speeches

  1. © SEWA Cooperative Federation 2021

    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. 18th December: A special day to reflect on 2020

    18 December 2020

    As Qatar National Day and International Migrants Day fall on the same date, it is important to highlight the positive changes the labour reforms will have on the migrant population, their families and the economy of Qatar, says Houtan Homayounpour, Head of the ILO Project Office in Qatar.

  2. Supporting the cooperative movement in Jordan

    04 November 2020

    Steering Committee for the Jordan Cooperative Development Strategy holds meeting with ILO to discuss strategy development and way forward.