13 May 2022
01 May 2022
To mark International Labour Day, the ILO asked workers in Iraq about the importance of employment, livelihoods, and decent work.
Presentation of the Office Report on Decent work and the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE): Focus on the Arab States
26 April 2022
24 April 2022
Falls from height is the top cause of occupational injuries in Qatar. This animation presents simple measures that can save your life. Never drop your guard and together we can all work in safety!
15 April 2022
Visit included meeting workers, youth and trade union representatives in Dohuk.
12 April 2022
The historic Erbil Citadel in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq dates back at least 6,000 years. The ILO joined forces with the EU, UNESCO and local partners to preserve national heritage, while promoting decent work for residents and Syrian refugees through labour-intensive approaches. ILO’s Deputy Regional Director for Arab States recently visited the site to inspect ongoing renovation works.
24 March 2022
The COVID-19 Pandemic has opened new opportunities for trade union revitalization. Discover how can the ILO contribute towards the strengthening of trade union movement around the world.
07 March 2022
Women employed on farms take part in an ILO capacity building training programme to foster skills, entrepreneurship and decent employment in the field of agriculture.
05 January 2022
The Decent Work Country Programme was signed in December 2019 between the ILO, the Government of Iraq and social partners to support employment promotion, rights at work, social dialogue and social protection. Two years on, the ILO looks back at some of the progress made in advancing decent work in the country.
02 January 2022
In recent years, the Government of Qatar has introduced major labour reforms, marking a new era for workers and employers. Key legislation and systems have been introduced to protect workers, and efforts are ongoing to ensure these reforms are fully implemented.
22 December 2021
The ILO is piloting an initiative to test the impact of modern greenhouses on productivity and working conditions on selected farms in Lebanon, which have been affected by the financial and economic crisis in the country.
Children, journalists and local NGOs join campaign to combat child labour in Iraq’s Kurdistan region
21 December 2021
Young children, journalists and NGOs take part in awareness raising activities promoting education and highlighting the dangers of child labour.
19 December 2021
The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the International Labour Organization kicked off a series of activities that support a nation-wide campaign to tackle the worst forms of child labour in Iraq.
03 December 2021
02 December 2021
The ILO, together with the Ministries of Education and Labour, has developed a career guidance gaming app to help youth make informed decisions about future career options that are in demand in the labour market.
25 November 2021
This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) aims to raise the interest of trade unions on matters related to UN processes, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)and Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCPs) .
24 November 2021
The ILO and a number of agricultural cooperatives are working together to ensure that workers are well informed of their rights and responsibilities at work through awareness raising sessions held on farms.
16 November 2021
The 2021 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research explores strategies for workers and their organizations to shape the COVID-19 responses policies and build a human-centred recovery from the pandemic. The journal reveals key findings on various topics of special interest to trade unions and provide guidance on policies in building forward better. Discover three priorities stressed by the Journal for trade unions…
03 November 2021
ILO Chief Technical Advisor, Nashwa Belal, speaks from the field about the EYE Project in Egypt, which promotes rural development, while helping businesses in the country’s dairy sector.
26 September 2021
Syrian Bilal moved to Jordan in 2014. For years, he struggled to access decent employment. But, with the introduction of different work permit regulations in 2016, he has been able to move between employers, work within his own profession and access social security.