Enhancing skills for youth employment

Youth unemployment rates in Arab States remain the highest in the world.

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Equal remuneration and minimum wages for gender equality

Policies setting a minimum wage counter the slowdown in the growth of exports and the decline in tourism revenues.

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Protecting migrant workers and ensuring productive employment and decent work

The ILO has a constitutional mandate to protect the interests of workers when employed in countries other than their own.

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Strengthening social protection

The creation of a social protection floor in Jordan, in addition to the commitment to ratify the Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952 (No. 102), and the support extended to the establishment of a pension scheme for private sector workers in Lebanon and in the Occupied Palestinian Territory illustrate the strong commitment in the region to move forward towards providing social security benefits to those who have been excluded.

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