1. Employment Intensive Investment Program (EIIP) and decent employment for women in Yemen

    1 September 2021 - 28 February 2023, Yemen

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

    21 February 2021 - 28 February 2023, Iraq

    The project aims to safeguard and rehabilitate cultural heritage sites in northern Iraq, through applying Employment Intensive Approaches in construction activities, including clearance, maintenance, consolidation, site development and presentation. Jobs created through this project target both Iraqis and Syrian refugees.


  1. Research Partnership for Improved Livelihoods of Jordanian & Syrian Youth

    1 January - 31 December 2022,

    Through this research partnership, the ILO aims to support the Government of Jordan and national constituents in responding to the youth employment challenge and supporting dialogue around policies and strategies for improving the livelihoods of young Syrians and Jordanians through evidence-based research and analysis.

  2. Implementation of the GHS, preventing chemical accidents, and strengthening occupational safety and health: A joint project from ILO and UNITAR

    1 January 2021 - 31 December 2022,

  3. Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme in Lebanon (EIIP)

    31 January 2017 - 31 December 2022, Lebanon

    Creating decent work opportunities for Syrian refugees and host communities through infrastructure improvement in Lebanon.

  4. Promoting Productive Employment and Decent Work for Women in Egypt, Jordan and the occupied Palestinian territory

    1 January 2019 - 31 December 2022, Egypt, Jordan, and the occupied Palestinian territory

    The project aims to promote productive employment and decent work for women in Egypt, Jordan, and the occupied Palestinian territory through reducing the barriers to women’s entry to and retention in decent work.

  5. Expanding Social insurance for agricultural workers in the Arab region

    30 May 2021 - 30 September 2022,

    Creating space for dialogue between agencies and governments in the Middle East and North Africa is critical to identify options for the expansion of social protection for agricultural workers in the region.

  6. Towards a More Inclusive Economy through Immediate Job Generation and Enterprise Development for Vulnerable Refugee and Host Communities in Jordan

    1 September 2020 - 30 September 2022,

    The Project is an Italian funded EIIP project, it aims to enhance economic opportunities for some of Jordan’s most vulnerable workers in vulnerable host communities in Irbid and Mafraq governorates through immediate short-term job creation and home-based business development support

  7. Employment through Labour Intensive Infrastructure in Jordan (Phases 1 to 5)

    1 July 2016 - 31 July 2022,

    This programme has been running since 2016 across northern Jordan with funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), through the German Development Bank (KfW). It provides short term employment for Jordanians and Syrians, improve infrastructure and public spaces, and give post-employment opportunities to workers.

  8. Better Work Jordan (Phase III)

    1 July 2017 - 30 June 2022, Jordan

    Under Better Work Jordan Phase III strategy, the program will continue to work with stakeholders and development partners to expand decent work opportunities in the Jordanian garment industry and beyond. The program aims to help reduce poverty by providing decent work, empowering women, driving business competitiveness and promoting inclusive economic growth. This can be achieved through enhancing economic performance at the enterprise level as well as improving compliance with the Jordanian Labour Law and International Labour Standards.