Events and meetings

November 2022

  1. Fostering Green Business Growth

    21 November - 2 December 2022

    Environmental challenges, including climate change, are changing the way businesses work, either because they are forced to or because they proactively seek to. Green businesses are more profitable and future proof. This course targets policy makers and business service providers involved in the design and implementation of national or local strategies and instruments to support the greening of businesses, providing both a conceptual and practical overview of how to support SMEs going green.

October 2022

  1. International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: the labour dimension of human rights due diligence

    17 October - 11 November 2022

    Online course aims to strengthen the capacity of participants to understand the principles of international labour standards as they relate to company operations (including due diligence related to labour rights) and how those principles can be most effectively implemented in company operations.

  2. Promoting Green Jobs in a Circular Economy

    3 - 14 October 2022

    The course will provide participants with the knowledge to systemically apply measures to promote the creation of more and better jobs in the circular economy. They will acquire both the tools and the technical knowledge to be able to initiate and implement change processes at institutional, business and policy level.

September 2022

  1. On line course on Insurance for Development

    19 September - 21 October 2022

    The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility and the International Training Centre of the ILO organize the third edition of the online course Insurance for Development, from 19 September to 21 October, 2022.

  2. Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: the approach of the MNE Declaration

    12 September - 7 October 2022

    This online course will look at the potential of enterprises to contribute to the achievement of decent work for all, a universal goal recognized in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It provides a comprehensive introduction the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration), and touches upon issues related to Business and International Labour Standards, Responsible Business Conduct (RBC), Human Right Due Diligence and social dialogue amongst others.

  3. Green jobs for sustainable development: Concepts and practices

    5 September - 14 October 2022

    The objective of the course is to improve the understanding of green jobs key concepts and definitions as part of the world of work’s contribution to sustainable development, through a review of tools, selected literature and on-going practices.

July 2022

  1. Boosting Social Enterprise Development in Malaysia

    19 July 2022

  2. Financing development: Navigating the landscape of financial instruments and mechanisms

    5 July - 6 August 2022

    Achieving the ambitious 2030 Agenda requires scaling up domestic and global resources. It also demands a shift from funding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to a wider financing approach through a blend of public, private, domestic and international resources.

June 2022

  1. Green Construction: Building the future with sustainable jobs

    20 June - 8 July 2022

    The course will provide participants with the key elements of a conceptual framework for the promotion of more and better jobs for inclusive green growth in the building construction sector. They will acquire both the tools and the technical knowledge to be able to initiate and implement change processes at institutional and policy level.

  2. Youth and Climate Academy: Engaging in Climate Action for a Just Transition

    6 - 17 June 2022

    The Academy allows participants to understand the main transversal themes related to the global context of climate change and the critical concepts associated with a just transition to a greener economy.

  3. The ILO and Stockholm+50

    2 - 3 June 2022

    Stockholm+50 is an international meeting convened by the United Nations General Assembly to be held in Stockholm, Sweden from 2-3 June 2022. Stockholm+50 will commemorate the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and celebrate 50 years of global environmental action. The ILO will participate in this important event to drive the implementation of a just transition and the creation of decent work for a green economy.

May 2022

  1. Digital wages for decent work in Mexico: findings and opportunities

    11 May 2022

    On May 11, 2022, 24 representatives of government institutions, workers' and employers' organizations, financial service and digital payments providers analysed the findings of a rapid assessment of digital wages for decent work in Mexico, in the food and beverage, coffee and retail trade sectors. The meeting was hosted by ILO’s Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work and the ILO Country Office for Mexico and Cuba.

April 2022

  1. Digitalization for Development: Where is small business?

    29 April 2022

    A panel discussion during the eCommerce Week 2022: Data and Digitalization for Development

  2. Digital wages for decent work in Peru

    28 April 2022

    On April 28, 2022, 25 representatives from government entities, workers' and employers' organizations, and digital payment and financial service providers discussed the findings of a rapid assessment on digital wages for decent work in the sectors of agribusiness and gastronomy of Peru. This meeting was organized by the ILO’s Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work and the ILO Country Office for the Andean Countries.

March 2022

  1. Promoting workers’ well-being and sustainable enterprises through digital wage payments: Experiences from the garment industry in Jordan and Egypt

    23 March 2022

    The ILO's Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work, the Better Than Cash Alliance, Better Work and BSR organized an online event on 23 March, "Promoting workers’ well-being and sustainable enterprises through digital wage payments: Experiences from the garment industry in Jordan and Egypt".

February 2022

  1. Responsible digital wage payments

    22 February 2022

    The Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work and the Better Than Cash Alliance organized a side session during the "2022 OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector".

  2. Ensuring a responsible transition towards digital wages in Cambodia

    16 February 2022

    The ILO's Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work, Better Factories Cambodia (BFC) and the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia organized an online launch event on ensuring a responsible transition towards digital wages in Cambodia on 16 February 2022.

  3. Financial key performance indicators for inclusive insurance

    14 - 17 February 2022

    The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility and the Financial Services Institute (linked to the Financial Regulatory Authority of Egypt) will organize the training Financial key performance indicators for inclusive insurance from 14 to 17 February via Zoom. The language of instruction is English. The course is offered with support from the German Corporation for International Cooperation.

January 2022

  1. Visit of Tanzanian delegation of ministries and insurance industry officials to Uganda

    31 January - 4 February 2022

    From 31 January to 4 February, Social Finance facilitated a “study tour” of Tanzanian delegates to Uganda. The study tour helped participants learn from interactions with Ugandan ministries, the central bank, the regulatory authority and different insurance companies.

December 2021

  1. Just Transition Forum 2021: Energy and jobs to power the future

    13 - 17 December 2021

    The most influential specialists, policy makers, employers and workers representatives gather to discuss how to optimize the impacts of energy efficiency measures on labour markets.