06 March 2014, Doha, Qatar
The symposium brings together policy makers and practitioners with academics and researchers to present and discuss the evidence base for “what works” in increasing the employment and productivity of youth in the Middle East and North Africa regions.
20 December 2013, ILO Headquarters
The annual CSR Roundtable is a joint initiative co-organized by the ILO, UNCTAD and OECD, that this year was hosted by the ILO. The Roundtable brings together CSR experts from international organizations, development agencies, Governments representatives as well as leading academics and is aimed at promoting policy coherence among the international organizations. This year’s theme is “Promoting Responsible Investment”.
03 December 2013, Capital Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Constituents from eight Sub-Saharan countries are to share and discuss the findings of school-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) conducted in their countries within the Work4Youth (W4Y) project.
21 November 2013, Brussels, Belgium
On 11 October 2013, the first European Union (EU)–Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) took place in Brussels as a joint initiative of the European Commission External Action Service (EEAS) and CELAC. This high-level seminar was organized as a follow-up to the Declaration adopted by the European, Latin American and Caribbean Heads of State and Government who met during the 1st EU-CELAC Summit / 7th EU-LAC Summit Government in Santiago (Chile) on 26-27 January 2013 to address an Alliance for Sustainable Development to Promote Investments of Social and Environmental Quality.
18 November 2013, ILO
The Day is observed each year on 3 December to encourage better understanding of issues facing people with disabilities, and mobilize support for their quest for dignity, rights and full inclusion in society. This year's theme - Break barriers, open doors: for an inclusive society and development for all - provides an opportunity to further awareness of disability and the removal of all types of barriers - attitudinal, physical, social, economic and cultural - to realizing the full and equal participation of disabled persons in all spheres of society - education and training at the workplace and in politics, the arts and social activities in general.
25 October 2013, Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brasil
The II World Forum of Local Economic Development - Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil - aims to facilitate dialogue and exchanges between local, national and international actors on the efficiency and impact of local economic development in tackling current challenges.
18 October 2013, Geneva, ILO Headquarters
A launch ceremony for SCORE Phase II is to be hosted by the Director-General on 23 October 2013
30 July 2013, New York - U.N. Headquarters, Conference Room I - Conference Building
For this year’s International Youth Day 2013, the United Nations Secretariat (DESA) and the International Labour Office (ILO), with the support of the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund Secretariat (MDG-F), are co-organizing an event to celebrate the Day. The event will bring together young people, civil society organizations and UN and other experts to discuss issues relating to youth migration.
11 June 2013, Geneva, Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall, from 10.20 to 11.50
High-Level Panel on the theme “Restoring Confidence: Jobs, Growth and Social Progress” held during the 102nd International Labour Conference. Introduction by Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO.
17 May 2013, Norway
Together with our research partner, University of Mannheim and two MFI representatives NWTF and NRSP, the ILO's Social Finance Programme is going to present results of the Microfinance for Decent Work action research at the Third European Research Conference on Microfinance to be held at the university of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway, from 10-12 June 2013. The conference will bring together more than 200 researchers from around the world making the conference the largest research event on microfinance ever!
08 May 2013, Geneva, ILO Headquarters
International experts, researchers and field practitioners are meeting at the ILO to discuss how investing in working conditions, safety and health and training can turn into increased competitiveness and performance and result in a win win scenario for small and medium enterprises in developing and transition economies.
03 May 2013, Geneva, 10:30-12:00, Room III, ILO HQ
25 April 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa
05 April 2013, Webinar- ILO
This one hour webinar will shed light on how multinational enterprises (MNEs) can contribute to this global challenge as part of their commitment to socio economic development, addressing social challenges, and the potential benefits for employers, workers and society.
04 March 2013, Geneva
The ILO and Friedrich Ebert Foundation organise a joint workshop to exchange experience between Government representatives from African, Asian and Latin American countries, international organisations and researchers on the role of industrial policies in accelerating the dynamics of productive transformation for job growth.
12 February 2013, International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO), Turin, Italy
07 February 2013, Turin, Italy
The International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO) is pleased to announce the first edition of the "Academy on Youth Development” which has been organised with the support of the International Labour Office and other internationally active organizations.
07 February 2013, New York
Exploring the latest developments in increasing youth employment, the U.S. Mission to the UN and the International Labour Organization(ILO)will convene a special forum bringing together key stakeholders to explore the challenges in implementing successful strategies.
07 February 2013, New York
The Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations will host an event co-sponsored by the ILO and the Secretariat of the MDG Achievement Fund, “Addressing Youth, Employment and Migration Issues through Joint Programming”, to share good practices and lessons emerging from the implemenation of the UN joint work on Youth Employment and Migration.
04 February 2013, Turin
The course is highly relevant for professionals developing and implementing Value Chain and enterprise development projects in rural and urban areas. It offers a unique on-the-job learning opportunity using practical tools and lessons from enterprise development programs that have reached thousands of small enterprises in rural and urban areas.