Multimedia

May 2021

  1. Partnership for improving prospects for forcibly displaced persons and host communities

    26 May 2021

    Financially supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, five Partners join efforts to develop a new paradigm in responding to forced displacement crises, particularly through the involvement of development actors. The Partnership hopes to transform the way governments and other stakeholders, including the social partners and the private sector, respond to forced displacement crises, by fostering an enabling environment for socio-economic inclusion; improving access to education and protection for vulnerable children on the move; and strengthening the resilience of host communities.

April 2021

  1. Wear the right protective clothing for your job

    29 April 2021

    Different types of work require different kinds of protective clothing. Wearing the correct protective clothing and gear to work can help prevent injuries and promote occupational safety and health.

  2. Combatting child labour with expanded access to education in agricultural areas

    29 April 2021

    A partnership in Jordan between an ILO project to combat the worst forms of child labour and the Noor Al Hussein Foundation works to ensure access to quality education for refugee and host-community children living in rural and remote areas.

  3. © Zied Haddar / Qanect 2021

    Working in Qatar: What steps do you take stay safe at work?

    28 April 2021

    As we mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021, we asked a few workers in Qatar how they stay safe at work and why safety & heath at work is important to them.

  4. ILO calls for urgent action to create decent jobs in Syria

    08 April 2021

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, has called for a strong push to develop formal employment in Syria as part of the humanitarian efforts deployed in the country. Decent work opportunities and decent livelihoods will contribute to creating resilience and to promoting peace highlighted Ryder in a message to the Brussels conference on Syria.

  5. Webinar: Migrant domestic workers before Lebanon's courts

    02 April 2021

    The ILO and Legal Agenda held a webinar on 30 March, 2021 to discuss the findings of the report "The Labyrinth of justice: Migrant domestic workers before Lebanon’s courts.”

March 2021

  1. Brussels Conference webinar on “Employment, resilience and social cohesion”

    31 March 2021

    A side event at the Fifth Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region explored success stories and challenges of labour market access for refugees and the communities that host them. The side event was held by the ILO, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Netherlands' Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNICEF, and the Conference was hosted by the European Union.

  2. COVID-19: Three priorities to assist Unions in 2021…

    19 March 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected workers and their organizations across the world. From January to March 2021, the efforts of the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities have addressed three main challenges to assist trade unions. Learn more here...

  3. The world needs more women leaders

    08 March 2021

    On International Women's Day, female leaders from the ILO gave their perspective on the qualities women bring to leadership around the world.

  4. Resilient women work hand in hand with the ILO to achieve decent work

    08 March 2021

    As part of International Women’s Day celebrations, we highlighted success stories from resilient Syrian and Jordanian women who have created a better life for themselves and their families with support and guidance from the ILO.

  5. Stories from women working in the field in the ILO’s Jordan EIIP

    08 March 2021

    On International Women’s Day, women who found employment under the ILO’s Employment Intensive Investment Programme in Jordan share how work and increased income have impacted their lives. The Programme is funded by the Government of Germany through KfW, the German Development Bank.

February 2021

  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.

  3. SKILL-UP: Enhancing the skills system in Lebanon (extended version)

    14 February 2021

    Despite rapid expansion in the provision of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Lebanon, the current TVET system does not meet the personal aspirations of youth and the needs of the local and regional labour markets.

  4. SKILL UP: Enhancing the skills system in Lebanon through SKILL-UP (short version)

    14 February 2021

    The current TVET system does not meet the personal aspirations of youth and the needs of the local and regional labour markets. The SKILL-UP programme, a joint effort of the ILO and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, supports reform of the skills system in Lebanon.

  5. Delivering competency-based training in Lebanon

    14 February 2021

    The ILO developed guidelines for non-formal market-based skills training that aim to improve the quality and relevance of training.

  6. The Role of Trade Unions in Achieving Agenda 2030

    12 February 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected workers and their organizations across the world. From January to March 2021, the efforts of the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities have addressed three main challenges to assist trade unions. Learn more here...

December 2020

  1. Syrian garment worker in Jordan continues to support her family during pandemic

    17 December 2020

    A year ago, Batoul, Syrian refugee in Jordan found work at a garment factory through an ILO-supported employment centre. The factory was forced to close temporarily during the pandemic. Even so, Batoul continued to receive a salary which she uses to provide for her young daughter, who has a spinal condition.

  2. Video: Impact of COVID-19 on youth in Lebanon

    17 December 2020

    In 2019, the ILO supported a group of Syrian refugee and Lebanese youth to establish income generating activities to promote entrepreneurship and self-reliance among vulnerable groups. COVID-19 has created economic challenges to these youth, many of whom are now trying to find ways to adapt to the new ways of work.

  3. COVID-19 Pandemic: How to combat disinformation?

    08 December 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic creates an opportunity for some people to cause confusion, chaos and public harm through disinformation. How trade unions can contribute to the combat against this?