News

February 2013

  1. ILO and UNDP “Rethink Economic Growth” for Arab social justice

    05 February 2013

    Lessons learnt from the Arab uprisings: Time for a new development model

January 2013

  1. Women trade unionists to convene regional meeting in Beirut

    31 January 2013

    Arab women trade unionists, seeking a greater role in workers' organizations, will convene a regional workshop on Lebanon from February 4 o 6, entitled: "Women and trade unions in Arab countries: Decent work through organizing".

  2. ILO and UNDP to publish "Rethinking Economic Growth: Towards Productive and Inclusive Arab Societies"

    31 January 2013

    The International Labour Organization and the United Nations Development Programme to launch landmark report tackling the causes and consequences of the Arab Spring.

  3. Launch of "Rethinking Economic Growth" report

    30 January 2013

    The International Labour Organization and the United Nations Development Programme will launch the report “Rethinking Economic Growth: Towards Productive and Inclusive Arab Societies” on Tuesday 5 February at 1100gmt.

  4. National Employment Office to launch E-Labour Exchange

    25 January 2013

    The National Employment Office (NEO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) will unveil an electronic labour exchange on Friday (January 25), which enables jobseekers to access online information on job opportunities and occupational data, and links them to employers.

  5. Lebanon’s first public job match site makes it easier to find work

    25 January 2013

    Online job matching service links employers and jobseekers free of charge nationwide.

  6. National Employment Office to launch E-Labour Exchange

    21 January 2013

    The National Employment Office (NEO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) will unveil an electronic labour exchange on Friday (January 25), which enables jobseekers to access online information on job opportunities and occupational data, and links them to employers.

  7. More than 1.3 million child labourers in Yemen

    15 January 2013

    A survey shows that 17 per cent of Yemen’s 7.7 million children aged 5-17 are child labourers, most of them performing unpaid work.

  8. Yemen reveals results of first national child labour survey

    10 January 2013

    The results of Yemen’s first national child labour survey will be revealed on Monday (January 14) at an event that brings together more than seventy government, worker, employer, civil society and donor representatives in Sanaa.

December 2012

  1. US$2.5 million to improve labour migration governance in the Middle East

    17 December 2012

    Low skilled migrants in Middle East can look forward to better labour migration governance and improved protection mechanisms, the objectives of a major regional project launched by the ILO this month, and funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).