News

September 2022

  1. Workshop builds capacities of Jordanian flower farmers

    26 September 2022

    The ILO, in cooperation with the Palestinian Trade Center (PalTrade), held a training workshop to build the capacity of ـJordanian flower producers, with a focus on boosting export potential and tapping into new export markets.

  2. Unions must work together and find ways to organize new forms of work

    26 September 2022

    Trade unions need to strengthen their unity, attract more young people and organize workers in the digital economy, according to a new report.

  3. The Ministry of Youth and Sports and the ILO partner to advance financial education among youth in Iraq

    19 September 2022

    The new partnership focuses on training a pool of national trainers from the Ministry in 10 governorates on the ILO’s Global Financial Education Programme, who will in turn train some 1,000 youth.

  4. Members of Parliament, Government officials and ILO intensify efforts to strengthen social protection and labour rights in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

    14 September 2022

    With the support of the European Union, officials held a consultation on the draft Labour Law and the draft Social Security Law, followed by a training on social security governance aimed at strengthening capacities of relevant authorities in the field of social security.

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    How can Unions contribute to the achievement of universal social protection?

    14 September 2022

    The ILO's Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV) launched a new resource package on social protection to assist workers and their organizations. Ursula Kulke, Senior Social Protection Specialist, explains the objectives of this resource package and the role of Unions to achieve universal social protection.

  6. Better Work Jordan, partners examine working conditions at non-garment factories

    08 September 2022

    Programme assessment report: Significant non-compliance issues, particularly in occupational safety and health systems

  7. Ministry of Labour inspectors start specialised OSH training

    07 September 2022

    Better Work Jordan/ILO conducts NEBOSH course in partnership with ministry

August 2022

  1. The Government of Nigeria validates a Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar Manual and Gender Mainstreaming Strategy relating to Protection of Rights of Migrant Workers through the FAIRWAY Programme

    29 August 2022

    With support from the International Labour Organization (ILO), within the framework of FAIRWAY global programmme, the Government of Nigeria has developed and validated a Pre - Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) training manual, and a Gender Mainstreaming Strategy (GMS) relating to safeguarding the rights of migrant workers.

  2. ILO facilitates convening a Coordination Meeting of the Technical Working Committee on Labour Migration Governance in Nigeria

    29 August 2022

    In a bid to improve coordination among stakeholders working in the area of labour migration governance and management in Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment convened a one-day meeting to discuss policy implementation and emerging issues on labour migration.

  3. International labour standards conference in Jordan: Elimination of discrimination and violence against women key to empowerment

    17 August 2022

    Representatives of government, House of Representatives, employers, workers, and CSOs discuss means to promote decent working conditions for women