ILO in the Arab States
Over 725,000 people affected by loss of livelihoods after Syria earthquakes
A new ILO assessment evaluates the effect of the natural disaster on workers and their families and on businesses in Syria’s affected areas.
Recovery of Arab economies accelerating, with projections of hundreds of thousands of new green jobs
24 May 2023
Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat led an ILO delegation to the 49th Arab Labour Conference in Cairo, where she highlighted major labour market dynamics and trends globally and in the Arab region.
Preserving Heritage, Empowering Communities: ILO and UNESCO Collaborate in Jordan
24 May 2023
Join the ILO and UNESCO in northern Jordan as they create opportunities, preserve heritage sites, and empower communities through their collaboration with the EU's Madad project.
What works and what doesn’t in reducing migrant women workers’ vulnerability to forced labour and human trafficking?
22 May 2023
An event held in Beirut, marking the completion of a 10-year ILO labour migration programme, presented lessons learned and findings that can guide future efforts to tackle challenges related to forced labour and trafficking of women migrant workers.
ILO Response to the Earthquake in Syria: Embedding Decent Work Principles in Early Recovery Efforts
The ILO is set to implement an emergency employment scheme in Aleppo to help restore the livelihoods of people in affected communities in Aleppo, which was severely hit by the earthquake that struck Syria and Türkiye.
Towards a referral network for training and post-training support services: A mapping of training and post training service providers.
Job seekers and workers are under mounting pressure to upgrade their existing skills and learn new ones to meet the fast-changing labor market needs. More in this publication.
Key challenges and opportunities facing entrepreneurs in the agriculture and agro-food sectors in North-Lebanon and Akkar
Needs Assessment Report Under the Productive Sectors Development Programme
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