Events and meetings

November 2016

  1. ILO and INSEAD Evidence Symposium: Promoting Entrepreneurship for Inclusive Growth and Decent Jobs

    14 - 15 November 2016

    The symposium brings together policy makers, academics and business leaders to the INSEAD Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi to share and discuss the latest cutting edge evidence on entrepreneurship in the MENA region on November 14-15th, 2016.

  2. Academy on formalisation of the informal economy: Second edition

    14 - 25 November 2016

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).

June 2016

  1. Learning series on the transition to formal economy

    13 - 24 June 2016

May 2016

  1. The central role of Decent Work in addressing the Syrian Refugee Crisis: The ILO Experience

    23 May 2016

    As a side event to the World Humanitarian Summit 2016, the ILO is organizing a panel discussion to review good practices using decent work to strengthen the nexus between humanitarian assistance and development cooperation in situations of forced displacement.

April 2016

  1. Taqeem Community of Practice Peer Learning Event

    6 - 8 April 2016

March 2016

  1. © Christopher A. Leones / ILO 2016

    Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men: Innovative research from 30 school-to-work transition survey datasets

    23 - 24 March 2016

    An international forum for sharing results of the second ILO’s Call for Papers on labour market transition of young women and men in developing countries. The Symposium, organized in partnership with the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), offers an opportunity for researchers and development practitioners to discuss innovative research on themes of youth employment and labour market transitions and applicability to policy and programme advice and implementation.

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. Training on Monitoring and Results Measurement in Private Sector Development

    7 - 11 December 2015

    New training introducing to the core principles and practice of monitoring and results measurement in private sector development. 7 - 11 December 2015

  4. 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.

  5. Information Session "Engagement in fragile States in the Africa region"

    2 December 2015

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

  5. 1st Knowledge Sharing Workshop of all Africa Labour-based Training Institutions

    16 - 18 November 2015

    The Knowledge Sharing Workshop brings together trainers from 18 National Educational and EIIP Training Institutions in Africa. The workshop mainly aims to provide a forum for exchanging of teaching/training experiences among the participating institutions and creating learning opportunities between them with regards to their operational setup, and enhancing labour-based (LB) training skills, as well as contributing to joint research and development activities.

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