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 and decent jobs in the MENA region on November 14-15th, 2016.

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

    14 - 25 November 2016

October 2016

  1. ILO Academy on Youth Employment

    17 - 28 October 2016

    ITC-ILO Turin, Italy, 17-28 October 2016

  2. ILO Academy on Decent Work for Youth

    9 - 21 October 2016

    Turin, Italy October 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).

August 2016

  1. Certificate distribution to trained Barefoot Technicians under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

    9 August 2016

    The Ministry of Rural Development (MORD), Government of India (GOI), organized an event to distribute certificates to 227 barefoot technicians trained on ILO-developed training materials.

July 2016

  1. London Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training: 21 and 22 July 2016

    21 - 22 July 2016

    What difference does it make when employers work with education and training providers? How can employer engagement best be delivered? The London conference on employer engagement in education and training, co-hosted by the Education and Employers Task Force and the Edge Foundation, with support from the UK Department for Education Business, Innovation and Skills and Barclays Life Skills, aims to focus attention on these questions.

  2. Workshop on Evidence from Randomized Control Trials in Youth Employment

    12 July 2016

    This workshop provided a platform to share findings from recently completed impact evaluations of youth employment programmes, focusing on public works, skills development and entrepreneurship.

June 2016

  1. Design and Implementation of Public Employment Programmes and their link with Social Protection

    27 - 29 June 2016

  2. 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 organized 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.

  2. Women Deliver Conference - Technical and vocational education: What works for young women? - 19 May 2016

    19 May 2016

    The ILO is organizing a side event – Technical and vocational education: What works for young women? – at the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen on Thursday, 19 May 2016, to discuss how technical and vocational education can make a difference to young women’s lives in emerging and developing countries.

April 2016

  1. Monitoring and impact evaluation of youth employment programmes: How to plan monitoring and evaluation strategy in project design

    11 - 15 April 2016

    The course objective was to improve participants’ to design rigorous monitoring and impact evaluation plans for youth employment programmes. It was aimed at officials of national, regional or local governments; project managers and chief technical advisers; officials of international and bilateral development agencies; social partners; members of the research community and NGOs.

  2. Extension of services to the agreement signed between Ministry of Rural Development (MORD) - National Rural Roads Development Agency (NRRDA) and ILO partnership for the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) - INDIA

    6 April 2016

    Signing of the MoU for Extension of Services of ILO-PMGSY Assignment between NRRDA and ILO was held at NRRDA Conference Hall.

  3. 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.