1. Arab Forum on Development and Employment (Conference Papers)

    15 November 2008

    The ILO prepared five issue papers as a contribution towards the Arab Forum on Development and Employment.

  2. Independent Evaluation of the ILO's Country Programme for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan: 2002-2007

    21 October 2008

    This report presents analysis, findings and recommendations from the independent evaluation of the International Labour Office’s (ILO) country programme for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 2002-2007. The review period covers the implementation of ten ILO projects and technical advisory services with a total value of US$8,800,129. Within the context of the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP), the ILO developed another three pipeline projects, two of which began implementation in 2008.

  3. Training of Trainers' Workshop: Gender and Entrepreneurship Together in Northern Iraq, Lebanon and West Bank and Gaza Strip (Also available in Arabic)

    01 September 2008

  4. Forced labour and human trafficking: handbook for labour inspectors

    01 August 2008

    The handbook is a tool for training. It seeks both to inform labour inspectors of the facts and trends of modern forced labour and the challenges before them, and to promote discussion as to how labour inspectorates worldwide could be harnessed more effectively to global efforts against forced labour and trafficking.

  5. Conclusions on skills for improved productivity, employment growth and development

    13 June 2008

    International Labour Conference, 2008

  6. Iraq - Country baselines under the ILO Declaration Annual Review (2000-2008): Freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining (FACB)

    15 February 2008


  1. Displaced Palestinian Refugees from the Nahr El-Bared Refugee Camp: Findings from a survey of 999 families

    07 December 2007

    This report provides statistics based rimarily on a field survey of 999 Palestinian families displaced from the Nahr El-Bared refugee camp outside the city of Tripoli.

  2. ABC of women workers' rights and gender equality

    29 October 2007

    This second-editioned publication presents important information relevant to women workers in entries on sexual harassment, women in development, the glass ceiling and many more. With an easy-to-follow, this book provides an essential tool raising awareness and legal literacy on gender equality issues.

  3. Enterprises in Lebanon 2006-2007: A Post-Conflict Impact Assessment One Year On

    17 October 2007

    This is a comprehensive report on the impact of the 2006 conflict on the small and micro enterprise sector in Lebanon. The purpose of this research work was to understand how the small enterprise sector – an already neglected, disadvantaged and less privileged part of the private sector – was affected by the recent conflict. The scope of research work was the entire population of small enterprises over the length and breadth of the country.

  4. Local Economic Recovery in Iraq: Learning Material for Practitioners

    01 October 2007