Publications

2021

  1. Brief: Impact of work permits on decent work for Syrians in Jordan

    26 September 2021

    This report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research (Fafo) explores the impact of work permit regulations on decent work outcomes for Syrians in Jordan.

  2. Impact of work permits on decent work for Syrians in Jordan

    26 September 2021

    This study examines how recent changes introduced to the work permit regime and different types of permits impact decent work outcomes for Syrian refugees in Jordan.

  3. Vulnerability and Social Protection Gaps Assessment – Lebanon

    22 September 2021

    A microdata analysis based on the Labour Force and Household Living Conditions Survey 2018/19

  4. Fair recruitment matters for business

    20 September 2021

    This brochure presents the lessons from a pilot to promote fair recruitment in Qatar's construction sector. The pilot showed implementing fair recruitment is possible with commitment and transparency amongst all actors involved.

  5. Social Protection Spending in Lebanon: A deep dive into State Financing of Social Protection

    12 September 2021

    To understand how social protection spending and financing is structured in Lebanon and who its main beneficiaries are, this Budget Spending Review on government spending on social protection for 2017-2020 aims to inform an evidence-based policy response. Its findings provide food for thought on how the reallocation of resources in a context of crisis can be more efficient and equitable.

  6. World Social Protection Report 2020-22: Social protection at the crossroads – in pursuit of a better future

    01 September 2021

    This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of recent developments in social protection systems, including social protection floors, and covers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. Towards a Productive and Inclusive Path: Job Creation in the Arab Region - Policy Brief

    19 August 2021

  8. Towards a Productive and Inclusive Path: Job Creation in the Arab Region

    19 August 2021

    This report by ESCWA and the ILO Regional Office for Arab States examines why Arab economies fail to create sufficient decent jobs. It provides guidance to policymakers, help reduce labour market deficits, especially in the formal private sector, and unlock the potential of the private sector to become a major driver for economic growth and the creation of decent employment across the region.

  9. Assessing Informality and Vulnerability among Disadvantaged Groups in Lebanon: A Survey of Lebanese, and Syrian and Palestinian Refugees

    12 August 2021

  10. Brief: A blast in the midst of crises: Impact of the Beirut port explosion on the city’s enterprises

    10 August 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research (Fafo) conducted a study of 1,664 enterprises located in the areas surrounding the explosion site.