Events and meetings
7 July 2022
This webinar is bringing together senior trade union leaders, workers and allies, ILO leadership, researchers, and academicians to discuss about challenges, opportunities and strategies to address the decent work deficits in the rural economy.
15 - 20 May 2022
The ‘Durban Call to Action’ includes strong commitments on action against child labour while raising concerns that existing progress has slowed and is now threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic, armed conflict, as well as food, environmental and humanitarian crises.
12 May 2022
10 - 11 May 2022
Nearly 83% of employment in Africa and 85% in Sub-Saharan Africa is informal, absorbing many of the continent’s young employment seekers. In the past, policy narratives in Africa tended to either neglect informal economies or even viewed them as potentially threatening to formal economies – therefore needing elimination and control rather than support and investment for inclusive structural economic transformation.
Launch of the Training Manual for workers’ organizations on Dealing with crisis arising from conflicts and disasters
6 April 2022
This panel discussion will provide an opportunity to highlight the importance of social dialogue in matters related to conflicts and disasters by insisting on the role of the ILO, its social partners, and International Labour Standards in crisis situations. It will focus on the key role that workers’ organizations have in this important field.
5 - 7 April 2022
With the support of ILO through the Joint United Nations Programme on Social Protection 2022-2023 (funded by the Embassies of Sweden and Finland), the National Institute for Social Action (INAS) is organizing the second edition of its National Planning Meeting, which is taking place in the district of Boane from 5 to 7 April 2022.
16 March 2022
This conference organized jointly by the ILO, UNICEF, UNPRPD, IDA and other partners will discuss country experiences in leveraging social protection for the inclusion of people with disabilities along the life cycle.
Panel discussion and launch of the Guide on Extending Social Protection to Migrant Workers, Refugees, and their Families
10 March 2022
This webinar will present the Guide on Extending Social Protection to Migrant Workers, Refugees, and their Families and provide an overview of the policy and administrative options that can be considered to extend social protection to migrant workers, refugees and their families. A selected number of country and regional practices will be presented that may inspire countries when engaging in legal reforms, negotiating social security agreements and designing social protection schemes.
1 - 3 March 2022
Strategic Planning session with COSATU, FEDUSA and NACTU
1 March 2022
This is the third webinar of a series of events aiming to foster exchanges and promote mutual learning among countries in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, on strategies, progress and remaining challenges on the extension of social health protection.