ILO in the Arab States

What's new

  1. Video

    Promoting fair recruitment and employment: A guidance tool for hotels in Qatar

    18 September 2020

    This Guidance Tool has been developed by as a resource to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in the hospitality sector in Qatar. It aims to support hotel companies in Qatar to respond to labour rights challenges by implementing appropriate policies and exercising thorough and ongoing human and labour rights due diligence.

  2. Press release

    New guidance tool supports fair recruitment and employment in Qatar hospitality sector

    17 September 2020

    A new Guidance Tool will help strengthen fair recruitment and employment standards in the Qatar hospitality industry.

  3. Article

    Landmark Group election breaks new ground for Joint Committees

    16 September 2020

    Staff of Qatar’s Landmark Group went to the polls recently in the retail giant’s ever Joint Committee elections

Publications

  1. Rapid Diagnostic Assessment of Employment Impacts under COVID-19 in Lebanon

    The COVID-19 pandemic emerged in Lebanon at a time when the country was grappling with its worst economic and financial crisis in decades. Lockdown measures have further hampered economic activity and left various groups of workers severely affected. 

  2. ILO’s support to Syrian refugees and host communities: Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), the ILO is facilitating equal access to labour markets and promoting decent work for all – prerequisites for enhancing resilience and reducing aid dependency. 

  3. Facing Multiple Crises: Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable workers and small-scale enterprises in Lebanon

    The assessment sheds light on some of the pressing issues and concerns that workers are facing today—in terms of employment, source of income, current economic conditions, and prospects for the immediate future.