June 2011

  1. ILC High Level Panel Arab Youth: Aspiring for Social Justice

    9 June 2011

    The panel Arab Youth: Aspiring for Social Justice reviewed recent developments in the region through the perspective of young people who made these changes happen by tackling the challenges of exclusion, poverty and inequality.

  2. Social Security as a Human Right: What Options for Palestinian Refugees Living in Lebanon?

    1 June 2011

    A seminar organised by the ILO in partnership with the Committee for Employment of Palestinian Refugees, as part of the project “Improving Access to Employment and Social Protection for Palestinian Refugees Living in Lebanon". The event will be held at the Hotel Holiday Inn Dunes Hotel, Verdun.

May 2011

  1. End of Project Sustainability Workshop

    28 May 2011

    An ILO workshop to conclude the “Skills Development, Employment Services and Local Economic Recovery for the Construction Sector” project – implemented in South Lebanon from 2008-2011. The event features the presentation of eight new vocational training curricula and will be held at the Hotel Holiday Inn Dunes Hotel, Verdun.

January 2011

  1. Making Microfinance Work: Managing for Improved Performance

    17 - 28 January 2011

    This training is aimed at improving the technical knowledge and management skills of managers of microfinance institutions so that they may reach more clients and improve their performance

December 2010

  1. Regional Conference on Social Dialogue in the Arab States

    14 - 16 December 2010

    Follow-up on the Arab Action Agenda for Employment adopted in the Arab Employment Forum (Beirut, 19-21 October 2009), the Regional Conference on Social Dialogue in Rabat shall seek to:establish commitment among the soical partners to tripartism principles and modalities of work toward the institutionalization of social dialogue mechinisms in the Arabg State region; survey regional and global expereicnes in promoting social dialogue in order to identify best practice and lessons learned; and, develop a participatory action plan for social dialogue inthe Arab States region.

November 2010

  1. ILO Sub-Regional Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Cooperatives in the Arab States

    26 November 2010

    The sub-regional workshop on Cooperatives will be held from 23-26 November 2010 in Beirut, Lebanon. The workshop is targeting tripartite and cooperative representation from six Arab countries including Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Yemen and the occupied Palestinian territory. The workshop presents a unique opportunity for social partners, donors, cooperative federations and members to reflect on the Arab cooperative movement in the context of the global experience, examining more closely the potential role of cooperatives to advance the decent work agenda in Arab States.

  2. ILO programme of technical cooperation in the occupied Palestinian territory

    15 November 2010

    The meeting aims to introduce ILO plans for expansion of the technical cooperation programme in the occupied Palestinian territory, which reflects the key principles of the Decent Work Agenda, supports national initiatives targeting decent work deficits, and enhances national capacity to integrate decent work into social and economic policies.

  3. Workshop on Role of Trade Unions in Promoting Decent Work for Domestic Workers in Arab Countries

    11 - 12 November 2010

    The role of regional trade unions in promoting decent work for domestic workers will be discussed at a workshop organized by the ILO Regional Office for Arab States and the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV). The two-day event, the first of its kind in the region, will gather representatives of the Lebanese government, employers’ organizations, trade unions, and civil society actors, including testimonies from domestic workers.

October 2009

  1. Arab Employment Forum

    19 - 21 October 2009

    The Forum addresses the broad challenges and opportunities posed by the financial and economic crisis, providing a platform for senior policy-makers and high-level representatives of works and employers from across the Arab region