Events and meetings

December 2023

  1. Youth Leadership in Action: The future we cannot afford to ignore

    12 December 2023

    In the context of the Global Refugee Forum, the ILO is supporting the linked event on Youth Leadership in Action. The event is organized to support the Global Multi-Stakeholder Pledge to Support Work With, For & By Young People in Displacement and brings together multiple stakeholders for a dynamic dialogue on the crucial role of young refugees in global humanitarian and development processes.

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    Virtual launch of the ILO report “Public employment services and active labour market policies for transitions: Responses to mega trends and crises”

    12 December 2023

    This online launch event presents the main finding of the ILO report “Public employment services and active labour market policies for transitions: Responses to mega trends and crises.”

  3. G7 Green jobs and skills: Increasing international cooperation and investment for just transitions

    6 December 2023

    The panel discussion will involve leaders from G7 countries, partners countries and social partners to discuss progress on just transition and the importance of green jobs and skills strategies for achieving the SDGs.

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    The dynamics of youth employment and its supporting policy framework

    5 - 6 December 2023

    Tagging to the forthcoming 20th anniversary edition of the ILO Global Employment Trends for Youth 2024, the 1st Youth Employment Research Forum will bring together researchers from across the globe, who are advancing the frontiers of knowledge on youth employment and contributing to the evidence base.

November 2023

  1. Road to COP28 UAE: G7 Driving Collective Action and Financing on Just Transitions and Green Jobs and Skills

    13 November 2023

    In the lead up to COP28, G7 countries, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and German cooperation (GIZ/BMZ), convened a virtual knowledge exchange on November 13 to present their international cooperation strategies and programmes related to just transitions and green jobs.

October 2023

  1. What strategic and organizational choices should Public Employment Services make in the face of new challenges in the labour market?

    23 October 2023

    This webinar is an opportunity to discover the results of an international benchmark study on employment services conducted by the Government of France and to discuss with representatives of several contributing countries their public employment models.

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.