15 November 2022
Recent labour reforms in Qatar have already improved conditions for hundreds of thousands of workers, but urgent additional efforts are needed to ensure all workers can benefit.
27 April 2022
As we celebrate World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022, Afroz Dawar, OSH professional and workers representative, reflects on the importance of social dialogue for the promotion of safety at work in Qatar.
15 March 2022
Maha Katta, ILO Senior Resilience and Crisis Response Specialist for Arab States joins the World Bank and UNHCR to discuss the development approach to forced displacement, with a focus on refugees and host communities in Jordan.
03 March 2022
ILO's Chief Technical Adviser for PROSPECTS in the Arab States region, Shaza Al Jondi, joins other specialists from UN agencies and NGOs to explore the relationship between forced displacement and the humanitarian-development-peace nexus (HDPN) approach, highlighting good practice examples, key challenges and emerging opportunities.
16 February 2022
Human-centered career guidance and employment services can support the transition or re-entry of job seekers into employment, meet the needs of enterprises and contribute to economic priorities.
16 March 2021
The ILO established its first country coordination office in Baghdad a year ago. Maha Kattaa reflects on her first year in Iraq as country coordinator, and sheds light on how the ILO is working with its partners to promote employment opportunities and decent work in the country.
18 December 2020
As Qatar National Day and International Migrants Day fall on the same date, it is important to highlight the positive changes the labour reforms will have on the migrant population, their families and the economy of Qatar, says Houtan Homayounpour, Head of the ILO Project Office in Qatar.
Social Security in Oman
Oman’s new unemployment insurance scheme will reduce COVID-19 labour market shocks – PASI General Manager
16 October 2020
Public Authority for Social Insurance (PASI) General Manager Dr. Faisal Abdullah Al Farsi speaks to the ILO on Oman’s long-awaited unemployment insurance scheme.
Changes in the labour market in Qatar
30 August 2020
Greater freedom to change jobs, combined with a non-discriminatory minimum wage, will benefit employers and workers alike.
01 August 2020