Events and meetings

September 2016

  1. Learning Forum on Innovations in Public Investment and Employment Programmes

    26 September - 7 October 2016

    The forum will focus on a set of policy and operational measures which can enhance the effectiveness and impact of public investment in infrastructure and public employment programmes in the context of a long-term development framework. The forum is jointly organized by the ILO's International Training Centre (ITCILO) and the Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).

December 2015

  1. Training on private sector development in fragile and conflict-affected states

    8 - 10 December 2015

    The ILO’s International Training Centre in Turin is organising together with the DCED and the GiZ a three-day long training course to design and implement PSD interventions in a conflict-sensitive way, and understanding the linkages and contribution of PSD to all aspects of peace-building and development.

  2. National Workers Conference on Addressing Precarious Work in the Philippines

    7 - 8 December 2015

    The International Labour Organization, through the ILO Bureau for Workers' Activities (ILO-ACTRAV), together with the Federation of Free Workers will hold a “National Workers Conference on Addressing Precarious Work in the Philippines”. The event aims to contribute towards strengthening the organizational capacities of the unions and workers’ organizations for promoting actions for Decent Work for workers in precarious and informal employment relations. In addition, it aims to assist unions in the Philippines to develop national strategy to address Precarious Work in the Philippines.

  3. International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2015: A Day for All

    3 December 2015

    This year’s theme “A Day for All” gives us an opportunity to acknowledge the achievements and contributions of persons with disabilities in our families, workplaces, schools and communities. It is also a day to reaffirm our commitment toward embracing diversity in our lives, and to celebrate and welcome disability as part of human diversity.

November 2015

  1. Training of Trainers (ToT) on Freedom of Association (FoA) for Women in the Export Processing Zones (EPZs)

    27 - 29 November 2015

    Targeting trade union federations and confederations, the ToT will focus on a core group of trainers of women unionists in EPZs. It shall focus discussions on international labour standards and applicable local laws on on freedom of association and collective bargaining using the localized manual developed by the ILO.

  2. Filling the skills gaps and addressing the mismatches - What can business do?

    19 November 2015

    This one hour webinar with ILO experts on skills and employability will explore the contribution of enterprises to building a skilled workforce in their countries of operations. The discussion will focus on common challenges companies face in developing and implementing a skills and employability policy and practical examples of private sector engagement in skills systems.

  3. Validation Workshop on Workers' Needs and Challenges in Disaster Settings

    19 November 2015

    The workshop aims at sharing findings from the Employment Promotion in Disaster Response Project (EPDR Project) research and deepen the understanding of trade unions needs through an interactive discussion among relevant stakeholders.

  4. Technical Workshop on What Works for Youth Employment

    16 November 2015

    Jobs and Skills for Youth

October 2015

  1. 16th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    26 - 30 October 2015

    The theme of this edition is: "Labor based approaches as solutions for sustainable development challenges in the context of decentralization" Institutional and operational issues of employment intensive approaches will be addressed under the angle of strategies and resources for sustainable funding of labor-based investments targeting local communities, in terms of rational use of natural resources and local materials for labor-based works, development of alternative construction technologies, creation of green jobs and environmentally friendly economic growth, training opportunities to improve youth employability, resilience and social welfare of local communities

  2. ILO and J-PAL Executive Education Course, Cairo 2015

    18 - 22 October 2015

    Hosted by Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab and International Labour Organization

  3. Youth Employment in the CIS - 5th regional network meeting in Sochi, Russian Federation

    13 - 17 October 2015

September 2015

  1. Learning Forum on Innovations in Public Investment and Employment Programmes

    28 September - 9 October 2015

    The International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO) is glad to announce the third edition of the Learning Forum on Innovations in Public Investment and Employment Programmes which is organised in collaboration with the ILO's Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).

  2. Training of Trainers on GET Ahead for Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme

    8 - 12 September 2015

    The Sinabung Recovery Support Programme (SIRESUP) is a joint initiative of the Government of Indonesia and the key UN agencies (UNDP, FAO, and ILO) in supporting the post-disaster recovery of the regions affected by the 2013 Mt. Sinabung volcanic eruptions in Karo District of North Sumatra.

  3. Trade and Employment in Developing Countries

    2 September 2015

August 2015

  1. Inauguration of San Victor Elementary School Facilities

    18 August 2015

    The International Labour Organization, in collaboration with USWAG Kita Inc. (USWAG is a Cebuano word meaning "growth"), and with the support of the Government of Norway, repaired some of the teaching facilities of the San Victor Elementary School (SVES) in Barangay San Victor, Tanauan, Leyte.

  2. ILO and stakeholders begin drafting socio-economic development plans to enhance job opportunities in areas most affected by the Syrian Refugee influx

    12 - 15 August 2015

    The four-day workshop brings together stakeholders from Irbid and Mafraq to discuss the development of three-year strategic plans aimed at accelerating job creation in selected sectors.

  3. Spotlight on cooperation during the culminating event “Strengthening Partnerships: Livelihood at the Forefront of Recovery following Haiyan”

    6 August 2015

    The culminating event brought together ILO partners who shared experiences and lessons learnt during the Haiyan response. They also showcased decent work practices, including social protection, and promoted the principle that livelihood support should be at the forefront of post-disaster relief, recovery, and development.

  4. ILO and Jordanian ministries work on improving employment support services to facilitate access to decent jobs in host communities

    4 August 2015

    Stakeholders to discuss ways of improving labour market data collection in effort to boost job matching.

July 2015

  1. ILO-sponsors high-level meeting on Syrian refugee labour policy reform in host countries

    28 - 29 July 2015

    The ILO is to convene a high-level policy dialogue session between key players in countries hosting Syrian refugees to exchange views and experiences on the challenges faced in addressing the labour market impact of the crisis and discuss options for policy and programmes.

  2. ILO trains contractors on implementing Employment Intensive Investment Programmes in Jordan’s northern governorates

    25 July - 6 August 2015

    As part of its response to the Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan, the ILO is training a group of local contractors to oversee the implementation of a pilot programme that aims to create jobs amongst refugees and their host communities. The programme will be the first of its kind in the country.