Resources on Jordan

  1. Jordan Launches Second Phase of 'WAEI' Campaign Promoting Labour Rights and Inclusivity in Jordan

    21 September 2023

    The new phase emphasizes the labour rights of workers with disabilities, their employment conditions, child labour, and workers’ rights during probation periods.

  2. ILO launches campaign to mark Pay Equity Day in Jordan

    21 September 2023

    The social media campaign serves as an extension of the national effort carried out by the Decent Work for Women Programme in collaboration with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Jordanian Committee for Pay Equity.

  3. 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.

  4. Research emphasises economic contribution of Jordan’s garment, textile and leather industry

    29 August 2023

    Study reveals that the domestic added value of Jordan GTL industry stood at 41.7 per cent

  5. ILO, JCI and partners discuss challenges and solutions to boost productivity, decent work, and export of Jordanian agri-food MSMEs

    11 August 2023

    Discussions were based on the main findings and recommendations included in the position paper —drafted by the JCI, with the technical support of the ILO — called “Key Factors Affecting the Productivity of the Food, Catering, Agricultural and Livestock Sector”. 

  6. Estidama++ Fund – Extension of Coverage and Formalization in Jordan

    01 August 2023

    The Estidama++ Fund supports informal workers by aligning with international labor standards, providing subsidies and rewards, and enhancing social security inclusion for vulnerable workers.

  7. National Economic Contribution of Jordan’s Garment, Textile and Leather Industry

    31 July 2023

  8. Agreement paves way for Municipal Community Infrastructure projects in middle and northern Jordan

    27 July 2023

    The ILO signs a new implementation agreement with Jordan’s Ministry of Local Administration to implement Municipal Community Infrastructure projects in 15 municipalities to create sustainable infrastructure and decent paid employment using employment intensive investment program approach in the sixth phase of the EIIP program Jordan funded by the German government (BMZ) through the German Development Bank (KfW).

  9. A returnee raised her income and improved her skills

    26 July 2023

    Migrant workers who lack proper information usually end up extending their stay, despite their visas having expired, putting them in danger of being classified as irregular/undocumented migrants. Migrants are even more vulnerable in such situations and face numerous challenges, including labour rights violations, abuses, and exploitation.

  10. Rehabilitated Institutional Nursery at Jordan’s Ministry of Labour Inaugurated

    18 July 2023

    The development, achieved with ILO support, aims to set a model for other institutional nurseries throughout the country, with the aim of enhancing women's participation in the labour market and promoting gender equality.