Events and meetings

September 2018

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

    24 September - 5 October 2018

    The Forum will focus on both policy and operational measures for enhancing the effectiveness of public investment in infrastructure and public employment programmes to support sustainable job creation and long-term development. The Forum is jointly organized by the ILO's International Training Centre (ITCILO) and the Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).

July 2018

  1. International Conference on Innovations in Apprenticeships: A skilled workforce for the Future

    4 - 5 July 2018

June 2018

  1. Academy on Youth Employment

    25 June - 6 July 2018

    The 2-week Youth Employment Academy, hosted by the ILO's Turin Centre, enhances the capacity of labour market practitioners to develop comprehensive strategies to tackle the multifaceted dimensions of the youth employment challenge.

  2. Trade Union workshop on Just Transition Guidelines of ILO for Sustainable Economies and Societies for All: Trade union agenda and proposals for social dialogue in mining sector

    5 - 6 June 2018

    The training workshop is aimed at building technical capacities of workers’ organizations in the Philippines on “Just Transition Guidelines of ILO for Sustainable Economies & Societies for All: Trade Union agenda & proposals for social dialogue in mining sector”.

May 2018

  1. Multi-stakeholder consultation on the development of the Green Jobs Act Assessment and Certification System and Guidelines

    17 May 2018

    The Philippine Green Jobs Act of 2016 (RA 10771) provides a policy framework for fostering low-carbon, resilient sustainable growth and decent job creation by providing incentives to enterprises generating green jobs, with focus on developing human capital to enable and sustain the transition to a greener economy.

  2. E-Discussion: Quality, Innovative Apprenticeships for the Future of Work

    14 - 25 May 2018

    Organized by the ILO with support from partner organizations such as the European Alliance for Apprenticeships, the European Commission, the OECD, UNESCO and the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN). The online discussion to be hosted on the Global Skills for Employment Knowledge Sharing Platform from 14 to 25 May 2018.

  3. What Works in Youth and Women’s Employment in MENA?

    7 May - 31 December 2018

    On 7 & 8 May, the ILO will join partners to share the current status and progress on what works in youth and women’s employment in the MENA region while promoting multi-sectoral collaboration to define and address priorities for policy formulation. Key to this is the regional Community of Practice on Youth Employment, to facilitate knowledge sharing, partnership creation and up-scaling of successful youth employment interventions.

  4. Global Forum on Migration and Development: Thematic workshop on skills and labour migration

    3 May 2018

    As part of the Global Forum on Migration and Development contribution to the United Nations’ Global Compact on Migration (GCM), a thematic workshop on skills and labour migration, will be held on 3 May.

  5. Innovations for Decent Jobs for Youth

    2 - 3 May 2018

    The event provides a platform for governments, social partners, youth and civil society, private sector, foundations, UN entities and beyond to explore collaboration on innovations that work for decent jobs for youth under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

April 2018

  1. 2018 Global Commodities Forum, "Building skills for sustainable development"

    23 - 24 April 2018

    The Global Commodities Forum is part of the UNCTAD Technical Cooperation programme, Breaking the Chains of Commodity Dependence. The event will include the participation of the ILO Director of the Employment Policy Department and representatives of the Skills and Employability Branch.

  2. Green Public Employment Programmes and the Future of Work: PEPs as a transformative vehicle for economic, social and environmental benefits for a Just Transition

    13 - 15 April 2018

    The course will focus on current policy debates arising from climate change adaptation and the implementation of a just transition for all through such labour based public employment programmes. It is presented by UCT’s Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization’s Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).

March 2018

  1. Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Capacity Building Trainings

    20 March - 4 May 2018

    The main goal of the training was to strengthen the capacity for the implementation of an OSH management approach in the rural roads construction.

February 2018

  1. A just transition to a sustainable future: Next steps for Europe

    21 February 2018

  2. Tripartite Validation Workshop on Green Philippine Employment Projection Model (Green PEPM)

    12 February 2018

    The ILO, in collaboration with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) developed the Green Philippine Employment Projection Model (Green PEPM).

  3. Mainstreaming youth and women’s employment in rural investments in MENA

    5 February 2018

    The challenge of tackling unemployment among rural women and youth in the Middle East and North Africa gave rise to a unique partnership between IFAD and the ILO

January 2018

  1. ECOSOC Youth Forum 2018: The role of youth in building sustainable and resilient urban and rural communities

    30 - 31 January 2018

    The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, to be held on 30-31 January 2018, will provide a platform for youth to engage in a dialogue with Member States, the ILO and UN agency partners

November 2017

  1. Launch of the engagement platform of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    29 November 2017

    The event brings together partners of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth and other key youth employment actors to celebrate the launch of the online engagement platform, to present the Quality Apprenticeships Toolkit and to learn more about the ongoing work and opportunities for collaboration.

  2. Jobs and Skills Mismatch – Job-rich growth for Sustainable Development

    27 - 28 November 2017

    On 27-28 November 2017, the Employment Policy Department will bring together researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and other stakeholders to review and discuss on-going research on demand for jobs and bottlenecks in developed and developing countries.

  3. Training of Trainers on the “Green Business Booklet”

    27 - 29 November 2017

  4. ILO-IFAD Taqeem Policy Roundtable: What works in promoting entrepreneurship for rural women?

    15 - 18 November 2017

    As part of the Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017, ILO-IFAD Taqeem hosted a policy roundtable titled “What works in promoting entrepreneurship for rural women?”. The roundtable presented evidence on rural women’s entrepreneurship promotion programmes and related policy measures in the MENA region.