ILO in the Arab States

What's new

  1. 6 - 9 December 2022, Singapore

    17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) of the International Labour Organization (ILO), will be held from 6 to 9 December 2022 in Singapore. It brings together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Gulf and Arab states.

  2. Rural economy

    Launch of the report "Decent work deficits among rural workers"

    This webinar is bringing together senior trade union leaders, workers and allies, ILO leadership, researchers, and academicians to discuss about challenges, opportunities and strategies to address the decent work deficits in the rural economy.

  3. Statement

    On this World Day Against Child Labour, ILO and UNICEF call for joint work among all stakeholders to create a protective and inclusive environment for children in Iraq

    12 June 2022


  1. Improved Access to Employment Opportunities for Lebanese and Refugee Graduates from Skills Training Project Tracer Study of Graduates

    This tracer study aims at assessing the outcomes of the vocational training programme in terms of graduates’ appreciation of the training, employment and income trajectories, relevance between skills learned and jobs obtained, and, more generally, the enabling and disabling factors to participation in the labour market among the population of graduates.

  2. Estidama++ Fund factsheet

    The project addresses structural gaps in social security coverage with a focus on informal vulnerable workers that were left out of the COVID - 19 crisis national social protection response.

  3. A glimmer of Hope amidst the Pain

    This brief sheds light on older peoples’ appeals, suffering and aspirations, and addresses issues of income security through social protection programmes and other channels of support that they have resorted to, especially amidst the country’s economic, financial and banking sector collapse.

  4. Report - “Assessing Informality and Vulnerability among Disadvantaged Groups in Lebanon: A Survey of Lebanese, and Syrian and Palestinian Refugees”

    This study assesses the extent of informal employment and vulnerability among the most deprived Lebanese citizens, and the Syrian and Palestinian refugees living in Lebanon, through the analysis of representative survey data on employment and labour market conditions of these three population sub-groups.