November 2010

  1. First ILO World Social Security Report: Social security plays critical role in times of crisis, but still eludes much of the world

    17 November 2010

    A new report by the International Labour Office (ILO) says that while social security measures have played a critical role in reducing the social impact of economic crises both now and in the past, basic social security coverage remains out of reach for most of the world, especially in low-income countries.

  2. ILO expands portfolio of technical cooperation in the occupied Palestinian territory

    14 November 2010

    The International Labour Organization will announce plans to expand its portfolio of activities in the occupied Palestinian territory on Monday (November 15), before representatives of the Palestinian Authority, governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, as well as UN agencies.

  3. ILO report sees “volatile and uneven recovery” across economic sectors in 2010

    11 November 2010

    The ILO’s Sectoral Activities Department has released new data showing that employment is recovering unevenly across sectors in the first half of 2010 and will continue to do so over the remainder of the year.

  4. Landmark Arab trade union meeting on formalizing domestic work

    10 November 2010

    The inclusion of domestic workers in labour protection regimes may soon be the norm in Arab states, as the international campaign ‘Decent Work for Domestic Workers’ gains regional momentum.

  5. Amid mixed employment data for 2010, ILO urges G20 to intensify focus on jobs

    09 November 2010

    Amid a “fragile labour market” marked by persistent high unemployment, “slack” jobs growth and declining wages, the International Labour Office (ILO) today urged the Group of 20 to intensify its focus on “productive employment and job-intensive growth policies” at its upcoming summit in Seoul. ILO Director-General Juan Somavia is expected to attend the meeting.

October 2010

  1. ILO and Brazil team up to assist countries coping with social natural disasters

    27 October 2010

    The Government of Brazil and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have announced the launch of a three-year programme aimed at enhancing the capacity of countries to respond to social and natural disasters.

August 2010

  1. ILO and UNRWA joint press release

    18 August 2010

    The International Labour Office (ILO) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) welcome the developments in parliament yesterday regarding the socio-economic rights of Palestinians.

June 2010

  1. New ILO report on the situation of workers in the occupied Arab territories

    10 June 2010

    The annual report of the International Labour Office (ILO) on the situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories shows some improvement in the economic situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory although the latter remains precarious, particularly in Gaza.

May 2010

  1. Vocational Training Graduation CeremonySarafand

    27 May 2010

    More than sixty five trainees have received a final degree after completing a vocational training course in the following areas: Electrical installation, Painting, Plumbing and Mosaics.

  2. Vocational Training Graduation Ceremony

    05 May 2010

    More than forty students from Saida and surrounding areas have received a final degree after completing a six-month vocational training course at the Saida Technical School.