Events and meetings

December 2014

  1. World AIDS Day 2014

    1 December 2014, ILO, Geneva

    On Monday, 1 December 2014, you are all invited to wear red and join ILO officials in forming a human ribbon in ILO headquarters at 11:45.

October 2014

  1. ILO course on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work: a prevention & social protection perspective, 13-24 October 2014

    13 - 24 October 2014, Turin, Italy

    The ILO Training Centre in Turin and the HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Branch are organizing a two-week capacity-building course on HIV/AIDS and the world of work, with a prevention, gender equality and social protection perspective.

July 2014

  1. Making HIV Testing Happen: A Shared Responsibility

    24 July 2014, Melbourne, Australia

    Global Village session at AIDS 2014 (Melbourne) on Thursday 24 July, 16:30 - 18:00 at the Clarendom Auditorium. This session will provide a platform to present the VCT@WORK initiative and discuss challenges and opportunities for scaling up VCT through workplace and community partners, while safeguarding workers’ rights.

  2. Understanding the Impact of Travel Restrictions on Universal Access from the Perspectives of Migrant Sending and Receiving Countries – A Dialogue

    23 July 2014, Melbourne, Australia

    Global Village Debate at AIDS 2014 (Melbourne) on Wednesday 23 July, 11:00 - 12:30 at the Clarendom Auditorium.

  3. Using the Law to Defend Human Rights in the HIV Epidemic: Courts in Action

    21 July 2014, Melbourne, Australia

    Workshop at AIDS 2014 (Melbourne) on Monday 21 July, 14:30 - 17:30. Through interactive dialogue and practical, hands-on exercises, this workshop will familiarize judges, legal advocates, HIV and human rights activists and community leaders with a range of HIV-related human rights, including labour rights and how to implement them.

  4. ILO's participation in the 20th International AIDS Conference

    20 - 24 July 2014, Melbourne, Australia

    The ILO is participating in AIDS2014, which is expected to gather over 10,000 delegates (including policy makers, programme implementers, practitioners, activists, scientists, journalists, people living with HIV) from nearly 200 countries on the theme: Stepping up the pace. The ILO and its partners will highlight the contribution of the world of work to the AIDS response through various events and activities held from 20 to 24 July in Melbourne, Australia.

December 2013

  1. 17th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA)

    7 - 11 December 2013, Cape Town, South Africa

November 2013

  1. World AIDS Day Event

    29 November 2013, International Labour Office, 4 route des Morillons, Geneva

    On Friday, 29 November 2013, you are all invited to wear red and join ILO officials in forming a human ribbon in ILO headquarters at 11:45, The launch of the report “The impact of employment on HIV treatment adherence” and a contemporary dance performance by the Compagnie Donsen will be held at the “Espace Gobelins” (R2 South).

  2. The 11th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific

    18 - 22 November 2013, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC), Bangkok, Thailand

    The ILO is organizing and participating in a series of events to highlight the importance of workplace actions and policies to ensure workplaces are free from stigma and discrimination and encourage workers to know their HIV status at the occasion of the 11th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) which opens Monday, 18 November, in Bangkok, Thailand, under the theme 'Asia/Pacific Reaching Triple Zero: Investing in Innovation'.

  3. ILO course on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work: a prevention & social protection perspective, 18-29 November 2013

    18 - 29 November 2013, Turin, Italy

    The ILO Training Centre in Turin and the HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Branch are organizing a two-week capacity-building course on HIV/AIDS and the world of work, with a prevention, gender equality and social protection perspective.

September 2013

  1. Tajik State Railways Launched its Response to HIV and AIDS at the Workplace with support from the ILO

    3 September 2013, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

    3 September 2013, Dushanbe, Tajikistan - Tajik Railway launched its workplace response to HIV and AIDS with a national seminar.

July 2013

  1. Abuja +12 Special Summit on HIV/AIDS in Africa

    15 - 16 July 2013, Abuja, Nigeria

    The Africa Union Abuja +12 Special Summit on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (A.T.M.) will be held in Abuja, Nigeria from 15 to 16 July 2013. In response to this challenge, the ILO/AIDS is organizing key awareness-raising events to highlight the new VCT@work initiative in line with the overall theme:'Ownership, Accountability and Sustainability of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Response in Africa: Past, Present and the Future'.

  2. Abuja +12 Special Summit on HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Africa: the way forward

    12 - 16 July 2013, Abuja, Nigeria

    African Heads of States committed to take firm action towards the elimination of poverty and the provision of social protection for all by 2030 at the Special Summit of the African Union on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria held from 12-16 July 2013 in Abuja, Nigeria.

June 2013

  1. HIV Workplace Corner inaugurated at the Judicial Training Center in Tajikistan

    10 June 2013, Tajikistan

    Dushanbe, June 10, 2013. The "HIV Workplace Corner" at the Judicial Training Center, Council of Justice`s premises was inaugurated by Mr. Muhammad Rasulov, Deputy Director, Judicial Training Center, Council of Justice in Tajikistan.

May 2013

  1. India launches the “Getting to Zero at Work” Campaign

    23 May 2013, New Delhi, India

    “Has the countdown to zero begun at your workplace?” is the key message of “Getting to Zero at Work” Campaign launched in India.

  2. Experts consultation on HIV and social protection research 20-21 May 2013

    20 - 21 May 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

    ILO/AIDS held an experts consultation to develop country research methodologies to generate knowledge on “the access to and effect of social protection programmes on women and men workers in formal and informal economies living with HIV and their households.” This experts consultation was held at the ILO in Geneva on 20 – 21 May 2013 and brought together HIV, social protection and research experts from around the world.

February 2013

  1. ILO Partners’ Meeting: Rising to the challenge – scaling up the response to HIV and AIDS through workplace action in Africa

    25 February 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa

    The objective of the meeting will be to capitalize on successes and exchange ideas to accelerate the HIV and AIDS response through workplace and private sector action.

November 2012

  1. The world of work walks in Colombo to commemorate World AIDS Day

    30 November 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka

  2. The countdown continues: Getting to Zeros – Zero New HIV infections, Zero discrimination, Zero AIDS related deaths

    30 November 2012, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    On 30 November 2012, the Director for the ILO Dar es Salaam Country Office, Mr. Alexio Musindo and staff commemorated the World AIDS Day.

  3. World AIDS Day: launching the “Getting to Zero at work” campaign

    28 November 2012, 13:30 at ILO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

    UN Heads of Agencies to launch the “Getting to Zero at work” campaign.