Comment and Analysis

  1. Article

    Decent Work Country Programme in Iraq: Recovery and Reform- Q&A Blog

    04 March 2024

  2. Article

    Jordan’s garment, textile and leather industry continues to grow

    13 September 2023

    Recent research by ILO/Better Work Jordan in collaboration with Jordan Chamber of Industry highlights the strengths of Jordan’s garment, textile and leather industry and the challenges it faces, as well as implications for economic and employment policies in the country.

  3. Article

    Operationalizing the humanitarian-development-peace nexus for social protection in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

    18 August 2023

    Efforts to boost coherence between humanitarian and development activities are laying the groundwork for a stronger Palestinian social protection sector.

  4. Op-Ed

    What did you do this year to promote gender equality?

    08 March 2023

    As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2023, Max Tuñon, Head of the ILO in Qatar, and Marie-José Tayah, ILO Technical Specialist on Social Dialogue, reflect on the importance of enabling discussions on decent work for women in Qatar.

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    ILO InfoStory

    What has changed for migrant workers in Qatar?

    15 November 2022

    Recent labour reforms in Qatar have already improved conditions for hundreds of thousands of workers, but urgent additional efforts are needed to ensure all workers can benefit.

  6. Op-Ed

    Why workers must be central to safety and health efforts in Qatar

    27 April 2022

    As we celebrate World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022, Afroz Dawar, OSH professional and workers representative, reflects on the importance of social dialogue for the promotion of safety at work in Qatar.

  7. Podcast

    Fragility Forum: Economic Opportunities for the Forcibly Displaced

    15 March 2022

    Maha Katta, ILO Senior Resilience and Crisis Response Specialist for Arab States joins the World Bank and UNHCR to discuss the development approach to forced displacement, with a focus on refugees and host communities in Jordan.

  8. Podcast

    Enhancing Durable Solutions - The Nexus and Forced Displacement

    03 March 2022

    ILO's Chief Technical Adviser for PROSPECTS in the Arab States region, Shaza Al Jondi, joins other specialists from UN agencies and NGOs to explore the relationship between forced displacement and the humanitarian-development-peace nexus (HDPN) approach, highlighting good practice examples, key challenges and emerging opportunities.

  9. Op-Ed

    The role of career guidance in a changing world of work

    16 February 2022

    Human-centered career guidance and employment services can support the transition or re-entry of job seekers into employment, meet the needs of enterprises and contribute to economic priorities.

  10. Decent work

    From conflict to recovery: Promoting decent employment in Iraq

    16 March 2021

    The ILO established its first country coordination office in Baghdad a year ago. Maha Kattaa reflects on her first year in Iraq as country coordinator, and sheds light on how the ILO is working with its partners to promote employment opportunities and decent work in the country.