Events and meetings

July 2021

  1. Regional Launch of the International Journal of Labour Research for Americas

    19 July 2021

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV)organised a high-level regional launch of the Journal on 19th July 2021.

June 2021

  1. Webinar on “Protecting workers from shocks: (Un)employment insurance schemes”

    28 June 2021

    As part of a series of knowledge sharing sessions under the Joint Programme, this webinar is designed to reinforce the capacities of participants on UI protection schemes. Critical aspects of design, financing and implementation will be discussed through presentations highlighting International Labour Standards on UI, good international practices, and Caribbean experiences. Participants will have the opportunity to make comments, share experiences and put questions to the panelists.

  2. High level launch event of the International Journal of Labour Research

    24 June 2021

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) will organize a high-level launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 24th June 2021 AT 9:00 GMT (11:00 CEST). “COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better” and associated materials will be launched during a panel discussions which will bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union movement.

  3. Virtual Training on the Labour Market Contingency Plan (LMCP) and Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA)

    21 - 25 June 2021

    The virtual training, is aimed at reinforcing the capacities of ILO constituents and key stakeholders on understanding and using ILO developed templates for preparing an integrated LMCP in each country; and understanding PDNAs and how to conduct them, with particular emphasis on the Employment, Livelihoods and Social Protection Sector (ELSP) component.

  4. COVID-19 Recovery : What role for Trade Unions?

    12 June 2021

    This Workers'Voices will focus on the role to be played by workers and their organizations to shape the recovery policies to build the world post covid.

  5. COVID Recovery: How to extend social protection to all?

    8 June 2021

    This session of the Workers'Voices focuses on obstacles and strategies to access to universal social protection to all.

May 2021

  1. ILO Caribbean Resilience Symposium

    18 - 20 May 2021

    The symposium is designed to ensure that the knowledge developed by the ILO Caribbean Resilience Project is widely accessible to regional decision makers, social partners, technocrats, and development practitioners for practical policy change, advocacy and resource mobilization towards greater Caribbean resilience.

April 2021

  1. OSH in the construction sector

    26 April 2021

    The webinar will address the key issues related to OSH in the construction sector and will look into practical measures designed to help employers, workers and the self-employed in the construction sector work safely in times of COVID-19.

  2. International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)

    12 April - 13 September 2021

    E-discussions with social security organizations

March 2021

  1. Launch of Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Assessment Report: Jamaica

    8 March 2021

    The Report identifies deficiencies in the conditions affecting the emergence and sustainability of womenowned enterprises and their capacity to access the necessary resources and support for sustainability and growth.