ILO and UNICEF collaborate to support vulnerable youth in Iraq to develop skills and transition from training to decent employment, with support from the Government of the Netherlands
26 January 2021
13 January 2021
The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the poor working conditions experienced by many homeworkers who, prior to the crisis, numbered an estimated 260 million people worldwide.
04 January 2021
The ILO welcomes 2021 with an innovative, multimedia platform that focuses on first person stories that take readers on a journey into the world of work.
23 December 2020
Workers, experts and academics, as well as organizations for the elderly and for people with disabilities, have come together to voice their needs and recommendations for a comprehensive social protection reform in Lebanon.
18 December 2020
At the close of a turbulent year for international migrants around the world, the FAIRWAY Programme reflects on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted migrant workers in the Arab States and those forced to return to their countries of origin in Africa, and pays tribute to the resilience and contributions of migrants despite the hardship they have faced.
ILO in Iraq joins forces with local authorities in Dohuk to implement employment-intensive interventions
18 December 2020
Supported by the Government of the Netherlands, the collaboration will help generate decent jobs for forcibly displaced persons and host community members in Iraq through water irrigation maintenance and solid waste management.
16 December 2020
The document, developed by the ILO and UNICEF in collaboration with Lebanon’s ministries of Labour and of Agriculture, provides guidance to employers engaged in workplace-based learning programmes that provide vocational education students with on-the-job training.
12 December 2020
Under the framework of the ‘Support to Reintegration of Returnees in Ethiopia’ agreement with the Ethiopian Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the FAIRWAY Programme supported cash transfers for 806 returning migrants.
Saudi Arabia ratifies ILO conventions setting out safeguards with crucial importance for the response to COVID-19
07 December 2020
Saudi Arabia ratifies the Protection of Wages Convention, 1949 (No. 95) and the Hygiene (Commerce and Offices) Convention, 1964 (No. 120).
02 December 2020
Even before the COVID pandemic hit, hundreds of millions of workers worldwide were being paid less than the minimum wage.