March 2024

  1. National and International Efforts Gather to Support Early Childhood in Jordan

    04 March 2024

  2. ILO and Qatar sign new 4-year programme to advance labour reforms

    04 March 2024

    The new 4-year programme aims to consolidate the efforts of previous years and strengthen labour market policies and institutions in Qatar.

February 2024

  1. ILO' apprenticeship training empowers Youth and women in Yemen

    29 February 2024

    393 Yemeni Youth and women have been graduated with enhanced employability skills in the Hajja and Almahiwt Governorates in an important step towards fostering resilient livelihoods in the country. The initiative is part of a project funded by the European Union and the Swedish Government.

  2. Youths across Jordan gain new skills through work-based learning

    26 February 2024

    Hundreds of Jordanian and Syrian youths celebrated the completion of their training programmes, provided by the ILO and Jordan River Foundation, as they prepare to enter the world of work with increased practical and technical skills.

  3. Work Wise Youth: ILO’s new guide to create awareness on youth rights at work

    23 February 2024

    The ILO developed and launched a new guide to support young people, including the ones in forced displacement contexts, to understand their labour rights, in turn empowering them to advocate for fair and dignified working conditions.

  4. Joint Programme Launched to Stimulate Decent Work and Affordable Housing in Iraq

    21 February 2024

  5. High unemployment rates to worsen despite optimistic economic outlook in Arab States

    20 February 2024

    While many economies in the Arab States region continue their post-pandemic recovery, recovery of the labour market lags behind, requiring concerted efforts to intensify diversification and to create jobs in more resilient sectors, a new ILO report finds.

  6. ILO and KfW join forces to finance Iraqi small and medium enterprises and foster inclusive growth

    14 February 2024

    A new joint program will work to unlock access to sustainable finance, especially for young and women entrepreneurs.

  7. The Government of Lebanon Launches its First National Social Protection Strategy

    13 February 2024

  8. ILO-trained outreach officials boost social security registration among wage workers in Jordan

    12 February 2024

    The capacity-building initiative supports the extension of social security rights of Jordanian and non-Jordanian workers–including refugees