1. Social Protection Programme for Iraq: Leveraging Effective Response and Accelerating Reform

    1 April 2021 - 31 December 2025, Iraq

    The overall objective of the joint programme is to ensure that by 2024, the vulnerable and the poor, including children, youth, women, elderly, informal workers, persons with disabilities and Internally Displaced Persons in Iraq benefit from equitable access to an integrated social protection system.

  2. Promoting Decent Work For Syrians Under Temporary Protection and Turkish Citizens

    6 December 2018 - 30 December 2025,

  3. Supporting Resilient Livelihoods, Food Security and Climate Adaptation in Yemen, Joint Programme (ERRY III)

    1 March 2022 - 28 February 2025, Yemen


  1. Cooperative Support Programme for Palestine (CSP-OPT)

    1 June 2021 - 31 May 2024,

    The project aims to enhance employment and livelihood opportunities for Palestinian women and men by activating a supportive institutional, regulatory and promotional environment for autonomous and economically self-reliant cooperatives.

  2. Increasing Access to Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Urban Population in Basra City in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

    17 October 2022 - 31 March 2024, Iraq

    The collaboration between UN-Habitat and the ILO aims to increase access to employment opportunities for young women and men living in underserviced settlements in Basra, with the support of the European Union.


  1. The FAIRWAY Programme

    1 December 2019 - 30 November 2023,

    © Photo: Leila Alaoui / ILO, Design: Alexandros Chatzipanagiotou / ILO The FAIRWAY programme addresses underlying causes of decent work deficits at their source through national-level interventions in selected countries of origin in East, West and North Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, and Morocco). In the Arab States, the programme provides continuity to interventions in countries of destination across the region by building on the work of the Fairway Middle East project (2016-2019), which target low-skilled migrant workers from all regions.

  2. The FAIRWAY programme

    1 December 2019 - 30 November 2023, Arab States

    The FAIRWAY Programme is an inter-regional initiative to improve labour migration conditions from Africa to the Arab States, and to protect all vulnerable migrant workers in the Arab States. Over the course of four years, FAIRWAY will contribute to enabling migrant workers to contribute to sustainable development in both countries of origin and destination.

  3. Creating decent job opportunities through applying Employment Intensive Approaches at Cultural Heritage Conservation activities

    6 October 2020 - 20 September 2023,

    The project aims to safeguard and rehabilitate cultural heritage sites in northern Jordan, through applying Employment Intensive Approaches in heritage sites rehabilitation activities, including clearance, maintenance, consolidation, site development and presentation. Jobs created through this project target both Syrian refugees and Jordanians in the host communities.

  4. SKILL-UP Lebanon – Phase II

    1 January 2021 - 31 July 2023, Lebanon

    The Lebanon component builds on ILO Lebanon’s strategy for skills interventions, which aims to improve the match between skills supply and market demand with a complete package of support, from labour market analysis, a competency-based approach to training, upgrading of skills through training, career orientation and post-training employment support.

  5. Productive Sector Development Programme (PSDP)

    1 June 2020 - 30 June 2023,

    A joint UN programme with ILO, UNIDO, FAO, UNDP, UN WOMEN, and UNICEF. Funded by The Government of Canada through the Lebanon Recovery Fund, this programme's objective is to create gender-responsive jobs and economic opportunities in the agriculture and agro-food sectors, prioritizing women and female youth in the most disadvantaged areas of Lebanon.