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  1. Recovery of Arab economies accelerating, with projections of hundreds of thousands of new green jobs

    24 May 2023

    Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat led an ILO delegation to the 49th Arab Labour Conference in Cairo, where she highlighted major labour market dynamics and trends globally and in the Arab region.

  2. What works and what doesn’t in reducing migrant women workers’ vulnerability to forced labour and human trafficking?

    22 May 2023

    An event held in Beirut, marking the completion of a 10-year ILO labour migration programme, presented lessons learned and findings that can guide future efforts to tackle challenges related to forced labour and trafficking of women migrant workers.


  1. Preserving Heritage, Empowering Communities: ILO and UNESCO Collaborate in Jordan

    24 May 2023

    Join the ILO and UNESCO in northern Jordan as they create opportunities, preserve heritage sites, and empower communities through their collaboration with the EU's Madad project.

  2. Celebrating green jobs and decent work in Jordan on International Labour Day

    09 May 2023

Articles and features

  1. Urgent reforms are needed to restore adequate coverage by Lebanon’s National Social Security Fund

    17 May 2023

    A study by the ILO Regional Office for the Arab States outlines the results of a first-of-its-kind assessment of the financial situation of Lebanon’s National Social Security Fund.

  2. Cash transfers to returnee migrant workers promote entrepreneurship in Ethiopia

    11 May 2023