1. Employment Policies formulated in Iraq using strengthened LMI systems and LM statistics

    1 January 2019 - 31 December 2021, Iraq

    The ILO is partnering with the Central Statistical Organization (CSO) and Kurdistan Statistical Organization (KRSO) in Iraq, to implement the first national Labour Force Survey (LFS) in a decade.

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    Tackling the worst forms of child labour amongst IDPs, refugees, and vulnerable host communities in Iraq

    1 April 2020 - 31 December 2021, Iraq

    The project targets both children in or at risk of the worst forms of child labour and their families in efforts to increase protection and find sustainable solutions that address the root causes of child labour in the country.

  3. Improved access to employment opportunities for Lebanese and refugee graduates from skills training

    1 July 2019 - 31 December 2021,

    The project aims to provide post-training services and market-based skills training for vulnerable Lebanese and refugees in order to improve employability in the labour market.

  4. Towards improved formal and non-formal Technical Vocational & Education Training in Lebanon

    2 January 2017 - 31 December 2021, Lebanon

    The joint ILO/UNICEF programme will implement activities to address the challenges and needs identified within the formal and non-formal TVET sector mapping at both policy level and capacity development level of service providers.

  5. Improved Business Development Support Services and Entrepreneurship Education targeting MSMEs and Youth for the creation of Decent Work Opportunities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

    1 November 2019 - 30 November 2021, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

    The project aims to promote decent work opportunities in micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

  6. Employment through Labour Intensive Infrastructure in Jordan (Phases III, IV, V)

    1 November 2018 - 30 November 2021, Jordan

    This project supports the creation of immediate jobs through Employment Intensive Investment Programmes (EIIP), for both vulnerable Jordanian citizens as well as Syrian refugees. It also improves local infrastructure, with a focus on the maintenance and cleaning of roads, highways and municipal works. 

  7. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) – Phase II

    1 November 2018 - 31 October 2021,

    This global project seeks to contribute to the promotion of fair recruitment practices globally and across specific migration corridors in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Target countries include Hong Kong SAR, Jordan, Nepal, the Philippines, Tunisia and Qatar.

  8. Mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 in the Syrian workplace

    1 August 2020 - 30 October 2021,

    The ILO is working to strengthen Syria’s labour inspection system and improve occupational safety and health to reduce the impacts of COVID-19 in the workplace.

  9. Adopting a Multi-sectoral Approach to Fighting Child Labour and Addressing Multiple Vulnerabilities in two Governorates of Syria

    1 September 2020 - 30 September 2021,

    As Syria’s economy deteriorates, many Syrian families are resorting to negative coping strategies such as sending their children into child labour. The ILO’s multi-sectoral strategy to prevent child labour and address numerous vulnerabilities aims to combat the Worst Forms of Child Labour in two Syrian governorates, by working with present and former child labourers.

  10. Assessing informality and vulnerability among disadvantaged groups of Lebanese, and Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

    1 October 2018 - 30 September 2021,

    The ILO has conducted an Informal Economy and Vulnerability study, targeting the most vulnerable populations among Lebanese, Syrian Refugees and Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon to provide currently unavailable information on the supply and demand sides of Lebanon’s labour market.