Events and meetings
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Events and meetings

November 2014

  1. Sustainable Development: The Promise of Technology

    24 November 2014, ILO

    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.

  2. ILO and J-PAL Executive Education Course, Sharjah 2014

    16 November 2014, Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Hosted by Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, International Labor Organization and American University of Sharjah

October 2014

  1. Breaking the vicious circle of disability and extreme poverty

    14 October 2014, ILO

    Observed on 17 October each year, the day aims to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide. People with disabilities who make up some 1 billion of the world’s population are at greater risk of poverty due to discrimination and barriers to participation in all spheres of society that can help them escape poverty and break down prejudices. Inclusion in all development activities is critical to breaking the cycle of poverty and disability.

September 2014

  1. Flyer - What works on employment services for youth and why?

    22 September 2014, ILO Geneva, R2 room VII

    Area of critical importance Jobs and Skills for youth knowledge-sharing workshop

  2. What works on employment services for youth and why?

    22 September 2014, ILO Geneva, R2 room VII

    Area of critical importance Jobs and Skills for youth knowledge-sharing workshop

August 2014

July 2014

June 2014

  1. Multinational Enterprises, Development and Decent Work: the ILO’s MNE Declaration

    04 June 2014, Friday 6 June, 13:15-14:30, Room XXIII, Palais des Nations

    An information session is organized on the new follow-up mechanism to the MNE Declaration adopted by the Governing Body, the new tool “Business and Decent Work: An introduction to the MNE Declaration” and country experiences in promoting the MNE Declaration. Deputy Director-General for Policy, Sandra Polaski, will open the event followed by a tripartite panel discussion

May 2014

  1. Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment(PLEDGE)Training of Trainers

    15 May 2014, Cotabato City, Philippines

    To train Project staff and trainers from service providers of the pilot projects on the concept of training under the PLEDGE methodology; To familiarize the trainers on the preparation and submission of training reports needed for documentation and monitoring; To train the PLEDGE project staff on enterphrise development training on trasitional approach for the PLEDGE project.

March 2014

  1. Youth guarantee: A response to the youth employment crisis?

    21 March 2014, Italian Parliament, Rome,Italy

  2. Business and Decent Work: an introduction to the MNE Declaration

    10 March 2014, ILO Headquarters

    The E-learning module provides an interactive opportunity to become knowledgeable about the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) and to learn how its recommendations can be put into practice to address a range of labour and employment issues. This 40 minutes, self-guided module provides an overview of the MNE Declaration, interactive case studies, a summary of related international instruments and frameworks, and a list of relevant resources.

  3. Doha Evidence Symposium : “What Works” To Improve Youth Labour Productivity?

    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.

December 2013

  1. CSR Roundtable - Promoting Responsible Investment

    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”.

  2. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Sub-Saharan Africa

    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.

November 2013

  1. Strengthening CSR policies in Latin America and the Caribbean.

    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.

  2. International Day of Persons with Disabilities - 3 December 2013

    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.

October 2013

  1. II World Forum of Local Economic Development

    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.

  2. Launch Ceremony for Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Phase II

    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

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