ILO in the Arab States

What's new

  1. Press release

    “Decent work for all is crucial for inclusive social and economic development” – ILO Regional Director Jaradat

    26 April 2018

    Creating immediate jobs alongside improving labour market governance lead to long-term expansion of economic opportunities for Syrian refugees and the communities that host them, said ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat at the Brussels II conference on supporting Syrians and the region.

  2. Press release

    Decent Work pledge for Occupied Palestinian Territory

    23 April 2018

    First visit by an ILO Director-General to the Palestinian Territory in two decades aims to consolidate cooperation between the Organization and Palestinian partners.

  3. Press release

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder meets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

    20 April 2018

    The meeting begins a three-day visit, Ryder’s first official visit to the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

Publications

  1. The Occupied Palestinian Territory: An Employment Diagnostic Study

    This study takes stock of the employment and labour market situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including mapping and assessing existing employment programmes and services, and offers recommendations for informing effective policy development.

  2. Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration: Middle East Edition

    The Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration – Middle East Edition details technical terminology relating to forced labour, human trafficking, displacement, refugees and labour migration, and proposes accurate and neutral alternatives to inflammatory and discriminatory terms commonly used. The glossary also provides a more complete and nuanced understanding of migration.

  3. Trade Union Reference Manual on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    This reference manual, seeks to assist trade union leaders, members and sympathizers, in their engagement in these national strategies for sustainable development.