Events and meetings

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, 2015

    18 - 22 October 2015

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

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. Trade and Employment in Developing Countries

    2 September 2015

July 2015

  1. Investing in youth and ensuring decent jobs to harness the demographic dividend

    15 July 2015

    On the occasion of the first-ever World Youth Skills Day, joint side event of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development

June 2015

  1. Making trade work for inclusive growth: the role of skills development

    30 June 2015

  2. Evaluating Youth Employment Programmes: An Executive Course

    22 - 26 June 2015

April 2015

  1. Egyptian Policy Lab on Youth Employment

    30 April 2015

    The Policy Lab provided a platform for youth serving organizations, policy makers, academics, researchers, international organizations and the private sector to collaborate on strengthening evidence-based policies in the field of youth employment in Egypt.

  2. Panel debate: Child Labour. An Update on the Achievements and Challenges.

    29 April 2015

    Child labour is defined in ILO conventions as “work that children should not be doing because they are too young to work, or – if they are old enough to work – because it is dangerous or otherwise unsuitable for them”.

  3. Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    28 - 29 April 2015

    The ILO’s Work4Youth Regional Conference on Labour Market Transition of Young Women and Men in Eastern Europe and Central Asia will bring together delegates from ten countries of these two regions. A report summarizing the results of the School-to-Work transition surveys conducted in six of these countries will be presented. Delegates will also have the opportunity to discuss current areas of intervention on youth employment and share experience on policy measures.

  4. National Conference on Strengthening Apprenticeship in Egypt, 27-28 April 2015, Cairo

    27 - 28 April 2015

  5. Decent Jobs for Egypt’s Young People project co-hosts the fourth Egyptian Forum for Youth Employment Promotion

    23 April 2015

    The roundtable discussion and workshop on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) brought together representatives of government institutions, the international community, civil society organizations and academic institutions to discuss M&E mechanisms to improve youth employment programmes in Egypt.

  6. Youth employment in the CIS discussed in Krasnoyarsk

    20 - 24 April 2015

March 2015

  1. Global Initiative for Decent Jobs for Youth Retreat Agenda

    12 - 13 March 2015

  2. High Level Committee on Programmes retreat on Decent Jobs for Youth Initiative

    12 - 13 March 2015

  3. Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men: Innovative research from 28 School-to-Work Transition Surveys

    3 - 4 March 2015

    An international forum for sharing results of the ILO’s Call for Papers on labour market transition of young women and men in developing countries. The Symposium 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.

February 2015

  1. Professional microcredit and support to enterprise creation in France and Europe: What effects on employment?

    3 February 2015

    Together with the French Ministry of Economy, Industry and Digital, and the Caisse des Dépots et Consignations, the ILO organised this conference that discussed the role of microcredit and support to enterprise creation as a tool for reintegration on the labour market, enterprise development and job creation.

January 2015

  1. Towards a Common Understanding? Employment and Decent Work in Fragile Settings

    15 January 2015

    An ILO-CCDP event hosted by the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform with the participation of the Permanent Representatives of New Zealand and Sierra Leone. The event was opened by the Coordinator of the ILO’s Fragile States and Disaster Response Group, Donato Kiniger-Passigli and the Head of Research at the CCDP, Oliver Jütersonke, and closed by the Chief of Cabinet at the UNOG, Mr David Chikvaidze.

December 2014

  1. Capacity building workshop for young leaders on rights at work for young people in China

    3 - 4 December 2014

  2. Sustainable Development: The Promise of Technology

    3 December 2014

    For people with disabilities who are of working age, the rapid progress in information and communications technology (ICT) and assistive technology offer ever-increasing opportunities to participate in the world of work.