News

May 2022

  1. Empowering women and improving livelihoods thorough skills development in Lebanon

    26 May 2022

    The ILO is training Syrian and Lebanese youth in skills that are aligned with labour market needs while simultaneously empowering women and supporting their participation in technical and vocational training programmes

  2. Building skills and promoting (self)employment among young people in Lebanon – Nouthayba’s story

    26 May 2022

    Nouthayba Hawchar, who was recently supported by the ILO through training to help develop her skills, found employment and set up her own business.

  3. Jordan and ILO sign agreement to support the extension of social security coverage and promote formalization

    24 May 2022

    The project will help extend social protection to Jordanian and non-Jordanian workers, including refugees, by subsidizing contributions and providing income support to promote their participation in the national social security system.

  4. Older people in Lebanon face desperate circumstances due to lack of basic social protection guarantees

    24 May 2022

    A new report by HelpAge International and the ILO draws on the testimonials of older people who convey the severe hardships they face because of the lack of an adequate social protection system in Lebanon.

  5. Older people in Lebanon face desperate circumstances due to lack of basic social protection guarantees

    24 May 2022

    A new report by HelpAge International and the ILO draws on the testimonials of older people who convey the severe hardships they face because of the lack of an adequate social protection system in Lebanon.

  6. Tailored ILO trainings in Iraq build capacities of inspectors in various fields

    23 May 2022

  7. Lebanon and the ILO release up-to-date data on national labour market

    12 May 2022

    Lebanon’s Central Administration of Statistics and the International Labour Organization (ILO) release the findings of the Lebanon Follow-up Labour Force Survey -January 2022

  8. © European Union 2022

    A human centred recovery with decent jobs is crucial in addressing plight of Syrians and host communities

    10 May 2022

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat presented a statement to the Sixth Brussels Conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region.

  9. © Clarence Elie-Rivera/DC37 2022

    Collective agreements contribute to fighting inequality, says ILO

    05 May 2022

    Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work.

April 2022

  1. Kuwait pledges further funds to support decent work in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

    21 April 2022

    The new contribution of US $500,000 from the Kuwait representation in Geneva will support implementation of the Palestinian Decent Work Programme.