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3 December 2018
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Author: مرصد الشركات وحقوق الإنسان

يعد  قطاع الإنشاءات في الأردن ولبنان محركًا قويًا للعمالة والتنمية والازدهار المشترك في منطقة الصراع في سوريا. للاسف، هناك أدلة على ان هذا القطاع  يتميز بالإساءة للعمال بما في ذلك اللاجئين والمهاجرين. حيث إن الوفيات في قطاع الانشاءات في الأردن تقريبا...

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9 May 2018

Lebanon: ILO infrastructure programme provides employment opportunities for refugees and host communities

Author: International Labour Organization

"More jobs and better infrastructure for Lebanon", 18 April 2018...

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22 January 2018

Where do we go now?

Author: Jeremy Arbid, Executive

...[L]abor participation among the over 1 million UNHCR-registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon is outright bad. According to 2017’s Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (LCRP), the ILO projected the size of the Syrian labor force in Lebanon at 384,000, and...

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29 September 2017

Global businesses can achieve social impact, better reputation & increase brand loyalty by including refugees, says report

Author: Cindy Huang et al., Center for Global Development (CGD)

"Global Business and Refugee Crises: A Framework for Sustainable Engagement," September 2017...

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26 July 2017

Bringing facts back to Lebanon's refugee conversation

Author: Alessandra Bajec, Aljazeera

 ...[According to] demographic data from the United Nations refugee agency, more than 80 percent of Syrian refugees in Lebanon are women and children. That would mean the refugee population includes only around 200,000 men, indicating that Syrian...

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4 July 2017

Lebanon: Syrian construction workers suffer from poor living conditions and sponsorship system restrictions

Author: Timour Azhari, The Daily Star (Lebanon)

“Migrant construction workers feel the squeeze”, 23 June 2017...

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5 June 2017

Jobs make the difference: Expanding economic opportunities for Syrian refugees & host communities

Author: United Nations Development Programme, Regional Development & Protection Programme, World Food Programme, Int. Labor Organization

The goal of this report is to provide pragmatic, empirically grounded evidence to support efforts by these three key actors—host nations, the international donor community and  the private sector—to achieve this  ambitious political goal of creating 1...

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Survey non-response
1 December 2016

Arabian Construction Company did not respond to 2016 construction survey on migrant worker rights in the UAE

Arabian Construction Company did not respond to our survey on migrant worker rights in the UAE.

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26 September 2016
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(Crédit photo : Confédération Syndicale Internationale)

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19 August 2016

Abandoned in Saudi desert camps, migrant workers won't leave without pay

Author: Marwa Rashad and Katie Paul, Reuters (India)

Migrant construction workers, abandoned in their thousands by Saudi employers in filthy desert camps during the kingdom's economic slump, say they will not accept a government offer of free flights home unless they receive months of unpaid wages. The...

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