Employment Intensive Investment Infrastructure Programme in Jordan
23 March 2023
The EIIP project funded by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through the German Development Bank (KfW) was launched in Jordan in 2016 in response to the Syrian crisis and to provide support to the Jordanian Government in facing the challenges related to the influx of refugees. It focuses on increasing short term employment through improving infrastructure and the environment, and to providing youth with skills that will assist them in securing longer-term job opportunities.
21 March 2023
The training took place in preparation of ILO emergency employment scheme in Aleppo, that will create decent jobs and rehabilitate destroyed infrastructure.
Response to Turkiye and Syria earthquakes
20 March 2023
The ILO announced the allocation at a donors’ conference hosted in Brussels in support of victims of the earthquakes in the two countries.
First regional knowledge-sharing workshop on the impact of trade and investment policies on productive and decent employment in the Southern Mediterranean countries
14 March 2023
Ahead of emergency employment scheme, ILO trains engineers in Syria on Occupational Safety and Health in earthquake response
10 March 2023
Building the capacities of engineers is part of broader efforts to promote a safe working environment for workers involved in the earthquake response and recovery operations, as the ILO prepares to implement an emergency employment scheme in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
ILO set to implement emergency employment scheme in earthquake-damaged neighbourhoods in Aleppo, Syria
03 March 2023
A team of ILO engineers conducted an assessment in the Syrian city of Aleppo, parts of which were severely damaged by the earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria, to identify priorities under an emergency employment scheme to help restore livelihoods and rehabilitate destroyed infrastructure.
Response to the earthquake in Syria and Türkiye
16 February 2023
With parts of the Syrian city severely hit by the February 6 earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria, the ILO is preparing to help restore livelihoods in affected communities.
09 February 2023
Gender equality and disability inclusion
02 February 2023
In preparation of phase VI Employment Intensive Investment Program EIIP, ILO in Jordan in coordination with Ministry of Local Administration MOLA organised a Orientation workshop for 31 municipalities. The Project funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through German Development Bank (KfW) will create 112,500 paid decent work-days for 1,250 Jordanians and Syrians in the northern and middle municipalities in Jordan.
24 January 2023