Events and meetings

June 2023

  1. Youth employment and school-to-work transitions in Africa

    29 June 2023

    This webinar will disseminate the conclusions of seven country briefs and a cross-country review on youth employment and school-to-work transition, and underpin the ongoing engagements on promoting decent work for youth in the African region.

May 2023

  1. Automation and employment in the apparel and automotive sectors in Mexico: Findings from case studies

    23 May 2023

    Organized by the “Building Partnerships on the Future of Work” project, in collaboration with the ILO Country Office for Mexico and Cuba, this webinar will bring together experts to share findings from case studies of selected manufacturing establishments of the automotive, and apparel and footwear sectors in Mexico, and discuss technological change and the future of work in these sectors.

  2. Operationalizing the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus through Decent Work

    17 May 2023

    During the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development (15-17 May 2023), the Swedish International Development cooperation Agency (Sida) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) organize a roundtable discussion on the role of decent work across the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus, in which also the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) participate.

  3. 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.

March 2023

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    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.

  2. Harnessing satellite data to measure employment outcomes

    24 March 2023

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #41

  3. 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.

November 2022

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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).

October 2022

  1. Regional technical training on trade and employment for specialists from Southern Mediterranean countries

    31 October - 4 November 2022

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

September 2022

  1. 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.

June 2022

  1. 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.

  2. Integrated National Financing Frameworks (INFFs) to support full and productive employment and decent work for all

    16 June 2022

May 2022

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.