Events and meetings
Employment policies for social justice
11 - 12 May 2023
The 2023 Symposium, organized in partnership with the European Commission's (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC), focuses on the theme of employment policies and social justice. The Symposium will highlight the latest thinking on how integrated national employment policies tailored to the circumstances of countries promote inclusive transitions and social justice.
Technical workshop on Care, Decent Work and Macroeconomic Policy
27 - 28 March 2023
This technical workshop will showcase results of the UN Women and - ILO Joint Programme collaboration, inform on key lessons learnt, share innovative approaches, and reflect on issues and strategic future perspectives on care, decent work and macroeconomic policy.
Harnessing satellite data to measure employment outcomes
24 March 2023
EMPLOYMENT Seminar #41
Launch of the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF)
9 March 2023
The launch of the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) aims at increasing awareness of ILO’s support to member States on comprehensive employment policies, including in the areas of employment diagnostics, policy design, implementation, financing, and monitoring.
High-level meeting on “Social Dialogue With and For Youth”
29 - 30 November 2022
This high-level meeting for invited participants aims to trigger discussion and debate on the issue of social dialogue with and for youth.
First Global Careers Month kicks off on 8 November
8 November - 13 December 2022
The first Global Careers Month is being launched in November. Organized jointly by the Inter-Agency Career Guidance Working Group, the initiative aims to shine a spotlight on the importance of career guidance in helping individuals access decent work, careers, and the support they need to plan and develop their careers. The event runs from 8 November to 13 December.
Sustaining peace in practice: Breaking down the siloes between humanitarian, development, and peace actions
3 November 2022
The in-person workshop is organized by Interpeace in collaboration with the ILO, WHO, UNFPA, IOM, UNICEF and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform. It includes speakers from ILO, UNICEF, FAO, and WHO.
Promoting international labour standards and decent work for social justice, peace and resilience
3 November 2022
The in-person workshop is organized by the ILO in collaboration with the ITUC, IOE and the Geneva Graduate Institute’s Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP).
Regional technical training on trade and employment for specialists from Southern Mediterranean countries
31 October - 4 November 2022
Symposium on Measuring Quality of Employment and Long-Term Employment Impacts
20 - 21 October 2022
A symposium on measuring quality of employment and long-term employment impacts was held from 20-21 October 2022 at the ILO headquarters. It was part of the EU-funded STRENGTHEN2 project.
The impact of trade union and democracy rights on trade: An industry-level study
6 October 2022
EMPLOYMENT Seminar #41. The seminar will present a paper that endeavours to shed light on the impact of freedom of association and collective bargaining rights on international trade by using new indicators in law and in practice developed by the authors, along with the Freedom House democracy indicators.
High Level Policy Dialogue: Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection For Just Transition at Work in Africa
15 September 2022
The ILO in collaboration with the African Union will hold a high level policy dialogue centres around how African constituents can harness the opportunities of the Global Accelerator to create decent jobs and accelerate social protection coverage towards regional targets.
Information Sharing Session on SKILLS KSP Platform and YouthForesight Knowledge Facility
22 June 2022
As part of its efforts to advocate for knowledge and capacity building on employment-related issues, the ILO Employment Policy Department has developed two major knowledge platforms: the Skills and Lifelong Learning Knowledge Sharing Platform (SKILLS KSP) and the YouthForesight knowledge facility. ILO EMPLAB and SKILLS jointly organize this information session to introduce the platforms and activities around them.
Integrated National Financing Frameworks (INFFs) to support full and productive employment and decent work for all
16 June 2022
Indigenous peoples, climate change and the role of decent work for a just and peaceful transition
23 May 2022
As part of the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development (23-25 May 2022), the ILO, together with the Indigenous Major Group for Sustainable Development and the Right Energy Partnership with Indigenous Peoples, facilitated an online roundtable session on indigenous peoples, climate change and the role of decent work for a just and peaceful transition.
Technical session on mechanisms for strengthening social protection and local recovery
23 May 2022
The event focused on how to build resilience through recovery in a post COVID-19 world by providing examples of innovative social protection measures and encouraging the development of integrated policy solutions that create decent work and strengthen social protection to "build forward" together, new and better.
Maximising green in the industrialisation path of African countries
19 May 2022
EMPLOYMENT Seminar #40. This seminar will present a view on the potential green industrialisation path in African countries and the role of green industrial policies in the continent.
Understanding automation and employment in the apparel and automotive sectors
12 May 2022
Organized by the “Building Partnerships on the Future of Work” project, this webinar will bring together experts to share knowledge on the automotive, apparel and footwear industries and discuss technological change and the future of work in these sectors. Interpretation in English and Spanish will be provided.
Technical tripartite webinar for the ratification campaign of ILO Conventions on Employment Service, and Private Employment Agencies
12 May 2022
This tripartite webinar aims to raise awareness of the importance of the fundamental role played by the Employment Service Convention, 1948 (No. 88) and the Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181) in supporting a human-centred, job-rich recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and helping workers and employers adapt to challenges in rapidly changing labour markets.
Labour market transitions and life courses
5 May 2022
This webinar will present and discuss recent research undertaken or commissioned by the ILO and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission on transitions from or into self-employment in Europe and on available data sources to measure changing life courses.