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April 2014

  1. Employment, Poverty Eradication and Inclusive Development

    17 April 2014,

    ILOAIDS will participate in the Experts' meeting of the Special Session of the Labour and Social Affairs Commission of the African Union at Windhoek, Namibia, on 23-25 April 2014. The following themes will be discussed: - Labour Migration and HIV - Youth Employment and HIV - Social Protection and HIV.

March 2014

  1. ILO course on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work: a prevention & social protection perspective, 12-23 May 2014

    05 March 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.

February 2014

  1. Five things everyone should know about work and HIV

    28 February 2014,

    If everybody knew these five facts about HIV and work, more young people living with HIV could aspire to a better future. As we mark Zero Discrimination Day, let’s remember the words of Aung San Suu Kyi: “Everyone has the right to live a dignified, healthy and productive life. People living with HIV must be allowed to work without any fear of discrimination”.

December 2013

November 2013

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    ILO: Employment crucial for successful HIV/AIDS treatment

    27 November 2013,

    New ILO study finds that people with jobs are more likely to keep to HIV treatment.

  2. World AIDS Day Event

    26 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).

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

    16 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'.

  4. Workplace voluntary HIV testing programme launched in Thailand

    15 November 2013,

    Voluntary HIV Counselling and Testing (VCT) programme, which aims to support reduction of HIV infections in Thailand, was launched on 15 November 2013 by the ILO, UNAIDS and the Thailand Business Coalition on AIDS. The innovative programme - VCT@WORK - will encourage 100,000 workers to undergo voluntary HIV testing through their workplaces by the end of 2015.

October 2013

  1. European Court of Human Rights cites ILO Recommendation No. 200 in a case of wrongful dismissal

    04 October 2013,

    In I.B. v. Greece , issued 3 October 2013, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has held that the dismissal of an HIV-positive employee in response to pressure from other company employees calling for his removal constituted a violation of the European Convention on Human Rights. The ECHR cited the HIV and AIDS Recommendation, 2010 (No. 200) extensively in support of its conclusions.

September 2013

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

    16 September 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.

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

    11 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 and AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Africa: the way forward

    17 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.

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

    15 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'.

  3. Backing young entrepreneurs in Malawi helps reduce HIV risk

    12 July 2013,

    How an ILO programme in Malawi supports hundreds of young people facing high risks of HIV infection to become entrepreneurs.

June 2013

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

    12 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.

  2. ILO launches new initiative to reach 5 million workers with voluntary HIV testing by 2015

    06 June 2013,

    ILO Director-General and UNAIDS Executive Director launch new programme on voluntary and confidential HIV counselling and testing to reach 5 million workers world-wide.

  3. Launch of a landmark global initiative on HIV in the world of work

    04 June 2013,

    UNAIDS and the ILO to launch new initiative to provide 5 million working women and men with Voluntary and confidential HIV Counselling and Testing (VCT@WORK) by 2015.

May 2013

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

    24 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.

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