1. Supporting entrepreneurial pathways for refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and host community members in Iraq

    02 June 2023

    Within its broader efforts to expand access to finance in Iraq, particularly for Internally Displaced Persons and refugees, the ILO under the PROSPECTS partnership, has been active in supporting entrepreneurial pathways for refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and host community members.

  2. Social Dialogue and Decent Work in Agriculture Sector: Ways to improve the work environment and application of occupational safety and health (OSH) requirements in Iraq

    31 May 2023

  3. Evaluation of Digital Training Modalities for the Jordanian Garment Sector

    30 May 2023

    This study assesses training needs and experiences in Jordan's garment sector, explores digital training viability, and identifies suitable global solutions for the local context.

  4. A Guide to a Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

    24 May 2023

    The purpose of this guide is to provide adults with a range of activities that support their mental health and well-being. It is designed to help individuals identify enjoyable activities that can assist them in coping with the challenges of daily life.

  5. Financial Assessment Report for the National Social Security Fund in Lebanon - Executive Summary

    17 May 2023

    The main objectives of this study are to conduct an assessment of the Financial Position of the National Social Security Fund (“NSSF”) as of YE2020, identify (and where possible) quantify significant financial risks the NSSF may be exposed to, and produce a high-level five-year cash-flow projection for each of the NSSF’s three branches.

  6. Country briefs of the regulatory frameworks governing migrant workers in the Arab States

    17 May 2023

    The country briefs map the key legal provisions dealing with migrant workers in eight Arab countries, summarizing the legal rules about who pays for recruitment, whether passport confiscation is prohibited by law, minimum working conditions including wages, working hours and rest periods, how to lodge grievances, and brief details of each country’s sponsorship regime.

  7. Skills Anticipation - Lebanon: Compiled Analysis Report for three sectors in Lebanon. Health, printing and packaging, public infrastructure.

    09 May 2023

    This publication presents the findings of three sectoral studies conducted by the ILO in 2022 under the joint ILO-UNICEF project "Towards improved formal and non-formal Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Lebanon."

  8. Policy Brief: Income Dynamics and their Implications for Social Protection in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

    04 May 2023

    This policy brief provides recommendations for the social protection sector in the Palestinian Territory to become more responsive to the dynamic nature of poverty, highlighting the importance of inclusive social protection and extending coverage beyond extreme poverty for sustainable poverty reduction.

  9. Enabling Success: Supporting youth in MENA in their transition from learning to decent work

    03 May 2023

    Brief – May 2023

  10. Guidance note: Wage protection for migrant workers

    27 April 2023

    Working time and wages are the working conditions that have the most direct and tangible effect on the everyday lives of workers and employers. Wages can determine job choice, the number of hours worked, and whether or not to migrate for employment. Adequate wages that ensure a fair share of the fruits of progress to all and standards for wage protection lie at the heart of the ILO’s mandate on social justice and the promotion of decent work.