January 2024

  1. ILO SCORE programme makes strides in Jordan's agri-food sector

    18 January 2024

    Under the ILO PROSPECTS in Jordan, the ILO Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Programme has been piloted across small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country's agri-food sector.

  2. More and better jobs through trade and investments with METI

    11 January 2024

December 2023

  1. Comprehensive Skills Training and Veterinary Services Elevate Lebanon's Dairy Farms for Decent Work

    20 December 2023

November 2023

  1. BBC- Interview on Migrant Workers in GCC by ILO Technical Officer on Social Protection

    15 November 2023

September 2023

  1. “This initiative has opened up the opportunity for me to access a loan so I can expand my business and cultivate more land” - Najim’s story

    11 September 2023

    Najim is a young Iraqi farmer who recently completed a financial education training with the ILO under its financial inclusion initiative implemented by PROSPECTS. The initiative is also helping Najim access a bank loan so he can cultivate more land and expand his business.

August 2023

  1. ILO, IOM collaborate to support entrepreneurship development in Iraq through flagship training programme

    25 August 2023

    Staff members from IOM have become certified trainers in ILO's Start and Improve Your Business training package, designed to support small-scale entrepreneurs to start or grow their businesses.

  2. Promoting rights at work for youth in Iraq

    20 August 2023

    The ILO, together with Rwanga Foundation are promoting the rights at work for youth in Iraq, to ensure that young women and men from host, refugee or internally displaced communities are better equipped with skills to exercise their rights and ensure they are aware of their responsibilities in the workplace.

  3. Empowering Yemen's Youth: Changing Lives Through Education and Opportunity

    11 August 2023

July 2023

  1. New on-line application developed to facilitate implementation of Emergency Employment Programmes in Yemen

    20 July 2023

    The new application, developed by the Public Works Project (PWP) in Yemen in collaboration with the ILO will consolidate data from the field on Emergency Employment Programmes, to improve monitoring, reporting and follow-up on projects through their different phases of implementation.

  2. Creating new opportunities for youth with skills training

    14 July 2023

    This video collage highlights the voices of youth from Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq and Syrian refugees living in these countries explaining why skills development are key to employment.

June 2023

  1. Youth in Iraq's City of Basra introduced to employment and training services

    23 June 2023

    The services will improve their skills, and provide them with career guidance and job placement.

  2. New ILO Recommendation on Quality Apprenticeships: What benefits for Workers?

    16 June 2023

    The 111th session of the International Labour Conference adopted a new recommendation on quality apprenticeships. Amanda Brown, the workers’spokesperson of the Standard-Setting Committee on Apprenticeships, explains the benefits of this instrument for apprentices in particular for youth who are the most represented.

  3. How to achieve inclusive, adequate and effective labour protection for all workers ?

    16 June 2023

    The 111th session of the International Labour Conference adopted a Resolution concerning the second recurrent discussion on labour protection. A key objective of this resolution is the achievement of inclusive, adequate and effective labour protection for all workers. In this episode of Workers Voices, Magnus Norddahl, Workers’ Spokesperson of Recurrent Discussion Committee on Labour Protection, explains the main benefits of this resolution for workers.

  4. ILO support to Syrian refugees and host communities - Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria

    14 June 2023

    Employment, decent working conditions and social dialogue can contribute to peace and resilience. ILO's support to Syrian refugees and host communities in the region is development-focused and employment-driven. Here are some key highlights from Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Syria.

  5. ILC 2023: What are the challenges and opportunities for Workers?

    07 June 2023

    Zahoor Awan, Worker Vice-Chairperson of the 111th Session of the International Labour Conference, discusses the challenges and opportunities of this session. Mr Awan speaks about the role of workers' organizations to promote social justice for all.

  6. Rehabilitation works and decent jobs for community resilience in earthquake-damaged Aleppo

    02 June 2023

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat visited earthquake-damaged areas in the Syrian city of Aleppo, where the ILO is implementing community infrastructure rehabilitation works, set to create hundreds of jobs.

  7. Farmer organization models and cooperatives play crucial role in agricultural sector develop in Iraq

    02 June 2023

    An event was held by partners implementing the European Union Agri-food Business Development Programme (AfBDP) in Baghdad to discuss the development of farmers’ organizations and cooperatives in Iraq and ways to strengthen their role so they can better respond to the needs of society

May 2023

  1. Preserving Heritage, Empowering Communities: ILO and UNESCO Collaborate in Jordan

    24 May 2023

    Join the ILO and UNESCO in northern Jordan as they create opportunities, preserve heritage sites, and empower communities through their collaboration with the EU's Madad project.

  2. Celebrating green jobs and decent work in Jordan on International Labour Day

    09 May 2023

  3. Presentation - heikh Dr Mohammed Al Thani: International Conference on Occupational Heat Stress: “Implementation of Practices, Sharing of Experiences”

    07 May 2023