Events and meetings

November 2021

  1. Pitch Day: The power of innovation

    4 November 2021

    During the event, the finalists of the 2nd Skills Challenge Innovation Call will present their ideas to boost formalization through technology and skills development in the region.

  2. First Technical Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting

    2 November 2021

  3. Sustaining peace through decent work: The role of social partners and social dialogue

    1 - 5 November 2021

    The virtual event is organized by the ILO in collaboration with the PBSO and the Graduate Institute's CCDP in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2021, which will take place from 1 to 5 November.

  4. Massive Open Online Course on Recommendation No. 205: Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience

    1 - 26 November 2021

    This course explores all the aspects of Recommendation No. 205 to create awareness of the implications of fragility in the world of work and the solutions implemented by the ILO across the Decent Work Agenda.

October 2021

  1. Career development support at the heart of lifelong learning systems

    27 October 2021

  2. Youth employment and COVID-19: Some lessons from the crisis

    21 October 2021

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #35,

  3. Public Works and Public Employment Programmes: What role in socioeconomic recovery?

    21 - 22 October 2021

  4. Launch of the ILO Employment Policy Gateway

    19 October 2021

    The first publicly available online platform on employment policies, and youth employment strategies.

  5. Technical consultation workshop on the use of skills Logbooks, skills passports and other mechanisms to improve the portability of skills and qualifications

    19 - 20 October 2021

  6. Conference: Building the future of work and trade

    12 October 2021

    Jointly organized by the ILO’s EMPLOYMENT and RESEARCH departments, the ILO Country Office for Mexico and Cuba, and the European Commission, this online conference is part of two EU funded projects “Building partnerships on the future of work” and “Trade, enterprises and labour markets: Diagnostic and firm-level assessment (ASSESS)”.

September 2021

  1. Training course: Designing Public Employment Programmes for a Sustainable Recovery

    27 September - 5 November 2021

    Public Employment Programmes (PEPs) - or public works programmes - provide an adaptive policy instrument that can create employment, fill gaps in the provison of assets or services, complement social protection provisions and contribute to Active Labour Market Policies (ALMPs). This course will discuss how PEPs can contribute to a sustainable recovery.

  2. Training on ‘Decent Work, Standards, Collective Bargaining and Rights at Work in the Agro-Processing Sector’ in Ethiopia

    20 - 21 September 2021

  3. Rural Employment Services Facilitation Strategy Development

    16 September 2021

  4. Skills Anticipation and Matching in Africa: Raising awareness about the importance of anticipating labour market skills needs

    15 - 17 September 2021

    Under the auspices of the Skills Initiative for Africa, (SIFA) the Africa Union Commission, and African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), with the technical support of the International Labour Organization will be holding an Africa wide conference on Skills Anticipation.

August 2021

  1. Training on ILO MNE Declaration

    23 - 26 August 2021

  2. Revisiting the collaborative platform in face of emerging challenges and opportunities in the context of SDGs and the COVID-19 pandemic

    18 August 2021

  3. Cooperatives Capacity Assessment (Amhara and Sidama Regions) Validation Workshop

    3 August 2021

July 2021

  1. Reimagining Youth Skills Post-Pandemic

    15 July 2021

    This year’s World Youth Skills Day will again take place in a challenging context, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and with education and training systems yet to return to pre-crisis conditions. It aims to celebrate the resilience and creativity of youth throughout the crisis and focus attention on how technical and vocational education and training (TVET) systems have adapted to the pandemic, participate in the recovery, and imagine priorities they should adopt for the post-COVID-19 world.

June 2021

  1. Impact of COVID-19 on Skilling, Upskilling and Reskilling in Enterprises

    28 June 2021

    The research seminar will take place on 28 June 2021 from 13:00 - 14:30 (CEST).

  2. Workshop: Practices towards algorithmic management and their impact on workers

    15 - 16 June 2021

    Two-day technical workshop on “Practices towards algorithmic management and their impact on workers” is being organized on 15-16 June under the research component of the “Building partnerships on the future of work” project as part of a collaboration between the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (EC-JRC), European Commission Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion and the ILO – and with the participation of EU-OSHA and EUROFOUND.