Better Work Jordan 8th Annual Buyers’ Forum

3 May 2016

Attending the Eighth Annual Better Work Jordan Buyers’ Forum, international buyers, as well as local and international garment sector stakeholders, discussed in Amman ‪on April 13 ways to achieve new milestones in the working and living conditions of the sector’s workers, building capacities for the national constituents, including Syrian refugees among the workforce, improving the country’s competitiveness, and the sector in general.

A partnership between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Better Work Jordan was launched in February 2008. Its goal is to reduce poverty in Jordan by expanding decent work opportunities in the apparel sector. The programme also aims to improve the competitiveness of the industry by improving compliance with Jordanian labour law and the ILO’s core labour standards and by enhancing economic performance at the enterprise level.

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