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  1. ILO, JCC and partners discuss amendments to cooperative legislation in the country

    27 January 2023

    The proposed modifications to the country’s cooperative law are meant to eventually lead to revised legislation, paving the way for an autonomous, inclusive and self-reliant cooperative movement in Jordan.

  2. ILO leads MENA leadership programme to promote a just transition to a green future of work

    20 January 2023

    Worker, employer and government representatives from the region met online to gain a better understanding gained a better understanding of how to shape policies to implement climate change commitments.

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  1. Entrepreneurial skills and access to finance support business development among refugees in Iraq

    24 January 2023

    Hishyar Bashir Sadoon is a Syrian refugee who owns a small construction business. He was recently able to expand his business under ILO’s financial inclusion initiative, targeting refugees, internally displaced persons and host community members.

  2. Employment Intensive Approaches create decent jobs in cultural heritage development

    18 January 2023

    A joint ILO/EU/UNESCO project is supporting the conservation and rehabilitation of cultural heritage at the World Heritage Site of the Erbil Citadel. The ILO is applying Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) approaches to create decent jobs for around 1,000 workers. In addition, the ILO through EIIP approaches will facilitate the recognition of skills for 40 workers in three different occupations related to the conservation of historical sites. EIIP Technical Officer Bashar Elsamarneh explains.

Articles and features

  1. Meet Zgharta’s sibling entrepreneurs: Marina and Hind Nehme

    16 January 2023

    Two sisters who won an ILO competition for their gluten free business speak about their journey with the ILO

  2. Brighter light and higher hopes: Solar energy systems keep technical schools running in Lebanon

    10 January 2023

    The ILO provided a number of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) schools with solar systems in Lebanon to keep their doors open and trained their students on solar panel installation and maintenance to build their skills and help them find job opportunities amid the country’s multifaceted crisis.