Articles and features

  1. How decent work supports Jordan’s most vulnerable communities

    20 October 2020

    A programme implemented by the ILO and supported by Germany through the German Development Cooperation (KfW Development Bank), helps some of the country’s most vulnerable groups, including Jordanian nationals and Syrian refugees.

  2. Qatar issues a National Policy on Occupational Safety and Health to promote the right to safe and healthy workplaces

    07 October 2020

  3. Landmark Group election breaks new ground for Joint Committees

    16 September 2020

    Staff of Qatar’s Landmark Group went to the polls recently in the retail giant’s ever Joint Committee elections

  4. Recent measures taken to strengthen wage protection in Qatar

    14 September 2020

  5. © Shayan Ali Khan 2020

    Community changemakers help Pakistan’s migrant workers avoid exploitation

    09 September 2020

    An ILO project in Pakistan is raising awareness among prospective migrant workers about safe labour migration.

  6. Targeted training for labour inspectors in Qatar on forced labour and human trafficking

    30 July 2020

  7. World Day Against Child Labour – responding to COVID-19 in the Arab States

    12 June 2020

    On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour, the ILO in the Arab States sheds light on key projects addressing child labour in the region, and measures taken in some countries to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. SMS campaign targets health and rights of domestic workers during COVID-19 crisis

    19 May 2020

    An SMS message campaign launched in Qatar is helping strengthen awareness amongst domestic workers and their employers on how to cope with the COVID-19 crisis.

  9. Workers’ groups play crucial role in keeping farm workers safe in Jordan

    18 May 2020

    A number of labour committees in Jordan, set up with the support of the ILO, have been raising awareness among farm workers on the dangers of COVID-19 and ensuring appropriate measures are in place to protect workers from infection.

  10. Social Dialogue: Key to Achieving the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals

    11 September 2019

    Promoting participatory social dialogue is a fundamental means to address the challenges and seize the opportunities that are emerging from changes in the wold of work and technological advances, writes the ILO’s Shaza Jondi.