Events and meetings
Promoting Labour Standards through Corporate Social Responsibility: instruments and practices
20 - 24 June 2011
Development of Productive Capacities and Trade: the Key to Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
9 May 2011
During this side-event to the LDC IV conference in Istanbul, ILO and other member agencies of the UN Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity will present a joint concept note outlining their view on the importance of trade and productive capacity for LDCs. They will also sign a framework document for a new multi-agency trade support project for LDCs financed by Switzerland.
Conference on 'Employment for Peace, Stability and Development' in the Horn of Africa
11 - 12 April 2011
The key objectives are to build consensus around the newly designed Regional Strategy for the Horn of Africa, foster commitment for the successful implementation of the ‘Road Map’ by stakeholders and promote the ‘Virtuous Triangle’ concept i.e. creating jobs, extending social protection and empowering people and communities to secure employment for peace, stability and development in the region.
Green Jobs Learning Forum
4 - 22 April 2011
This interagency Learning Forum provides participants with knowledge, tools and examples of good practices to enhance their skills in the design and implementation of effective local strategies for the promotion of green jobs.
Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value - How do We Get There?
29 March 2011
Tuesday 29 March 2011 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office
International Year of Youth Briefing Session: Youth Employment
8 February 2011
A briefing session is being held to address youth employment on Tuesday 8 February 2011 (United Nations Headquarters)
Monitoring and Impact Evaluation of Youth Employment Programmes
6 - 10 December 2010
International Day of Persons with Disabilities - 3 December 2010
3 December 2010
This year's theme is "Keeping the promise: Mainstreaming disability in the Millennium Development Goals towards 2015 and beyond". It aims to ensure that disability and the concerns of people with disabilities are included in the commitments to end global poverty made by the international community. The inclusion of persons with disabilities in all development activities is essential to realizing the MDGs and other development goals. This year’s Day will serve as a reminder to governments, global leaders, policy-makers and other stakeholders to keep up their efforts on behalf of disability-inclusive development.
Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
29 November - 10 December 2010
The ILO participates actively in the climate change negotiations at the Conference of the Parties (COP 16) under the United Nation Convention on Climate change (UNFCCC), taking place in Cancun, Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December 2010.
Abuja Conference launches new guidelines aimed at empowering millions of Africans with disabilities
27 - 29 October 2010
The 4th CBR Africa Network Conference (CAN) launched new guidelines designed to empower persons with disabilities by supporting their inclusion in health, education, employment, social, skills training and other community services.
Interregional Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy
25 - 29 October 2010
The International Training Center of the ILO, based in Turin is organizing, jointly with the European Economic and Social Committee, the first edition of the Interregional Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy
Implementing labour principles in global supply chains
13 - 15 October 2010
International Forum on Decent work
11 - 12 October 2010
The International Forum on Decent work is organised by the European Commission, in close cooperation with the International Labour Office.
Employment Policy in a Changing World Staff Retreat Programme
14 - 16 September 2010
The aim of the retreat hosted by the Employment Policy Department was to create a common platform of vision, knowledge and action on employment policy development. The event was attended by employment specialists from the field, HQ staff and external resource persons.
Implementing Labour Standards through Corporate Social Responsibility: tools and strategies
30 August - 3 September 2010
Joint ILO-GTFA conference - Globalization and Employment: Global Shocks, Structural Change and Policy Response
21 June 2010
Leaders from International Organizations, NGOs and academia met at this conference organized by the ILO and the GTFA project to discuss the employment implications of instability in global markets.
Summer Academy on Sustainable Enterprise Development
21 June - 2 July 2010
Summer 2010 Edition, Deadline for registration: 21 May 2010
John Ruggie’s “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Business and Human Rights Framework
3 June 2010
Professor John Ruggie, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, presented his "protect, respect and remedy" framework, laying the foundations of a system for better managing business and human rights challenges.
5th Global Youth Employment Summit (YES): Rework the World
2 - 5 June 2010
“Green jobs in Africa” – Regional training course
17 - 21 May 2010
The objective of the course is to empower participants to provide meaningful inputs to national debates and policy making on the social and labour dimensions of climate change.