Events and meetings

November 2022

  1. Fostering Green Business Growth

    21 November - 2 December 2022

    Environmental challenges, including climate change, are changing the way businesses work, either because they are forced to or because they proactively seek to. Green businesses are more profitable and future proof. This course targets policy makers and business service providers involved in the design and implementation of national or local strategies and instruments to support the greening of businesses, providing both a conceptual and practical overview of how to support SMEs going green.

October 2022

  1. International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: the labour dimension of human rights due diligence

    17 October - 11 November 2022

    Online course aims to strengthen the capacity of participants to understand the principles of international labour standards as they relate to company operations (including due diligence related to labour rights) and how those principles can be most effectively implemented in company operations.

  2. Promoting Green Jobs in a Circular Economy

    3 - 14 October 2022

    The course will provide participants with the knowledge to systemically apply measures to promote the creation of more and better jobs in the circular economy. They will acquire both the tools and the technical knowledge to be able to initiate and implement change processes at institutional, business and policy level.

September 2022

  1. Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: the approach of the MNE Declaration

    12 September - 7 October 2022

    This online course will look at the potential of enterprises to contribute to the achievement of decent work for all, a universal goal recognized in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It provides a comprehensive introduction the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration), and touches upon issues related to Business and International Labour Standards, Responsible Business Conduct (RBC), Human Right Due Diligence and social dialogue amongst others.

  2. Green jobs for sustainable development: Concepts and practices

    5 September - 14 October 2022

    The objective of the course is to improve the understanding of green jobs key concepts and definitions as part of the world of work’s contribution to sustainable development, through a review of tools, selected literature and on-going practices.

July 2022

  1. Financing development: Navigating the landscape of financial instruments and mechanisms

    5 July - 6 August 2022

    Achieving the ambitious 2030 Agenda requires scaling up domestic and global resources. It also demands a shift from funding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to a wider financing approach through a blend of public, private, domestic and international resources.

June 2022

  1. Green Construction: Building the future with sustainable jobs

    20 June - 8 July 2022

    The course will provide participants with the key elements of a conceptual framework for the promotion of more and better jobs for inclusive green growth in the building construction sector. They will acquire both the tools and the technical knowledge to be able to initiate and implement change processes at institutional and policy level.

  2. Youth and Climate Academy: Exploring the social and economic dimensions of climate action

    6 - 17 June 2022

    The Academy will allow participants to understand the main transversal themes related to the global context of climate change and the critical concepts associated with a just transition to a greener economy.

May 2022

  1. Make change happen: Getting insurers ready to serve low income and emerging markets

    31 May - 1 June 2022

    The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility and the Financial Services Institute (linked to the Financial Regulatory Authority of Egypt) will organize the training "Make change happen: Getting insurers ready to serve low income and emerging markets" on 31 May and 1 June via Zoom. The language of instruction is English. The course is offered with support from the German Corporation for International Cooperation.

April 2022

  1. Digitalization for Development: Where is small business?

    29 April 2022

    A panel discussion during the eCommerce Week 2022: Data and Digitalization for Development

March 2022

  1. Promoting workers’ well-being and sustainable enterprises through digital wage payments: Experiences from the garment industry in Jordan and Egypt

    23 March 2022

    The ILO's Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work, the Better Than Cash Alliance, Better Work and BSR organized an online event on 23 March, "Promoting workers’ well-being and sustainable enterprises through digital wage payments: Experiences from the garment industry in Jordan and Egypt".

February 2022

  1. Responsible digital wage payments

    22 February 2022

    The Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work and the Better Than Cash Alliance organized a side session during the "2022 OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector".

  2. Ensuring a responsible transition towards digital wages in Cambodia

    16 February 2022

    The ILO's Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work, Better Factories Cambodia (BFC) and the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia organized an online launch event on ensuring a responsible transition towards digital wages in Cambodia on 16 February 2022.

  3. Financial key performance indicators for inclusive insurance

    14 - 17 February 2022

    The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility and the Financial Services Institute (linked to the Financial Regulatory Authority of Egypt) will organize the training Financial key performance indicators for inclusive insurance from 14 to 17 February via Zoom. The language of instruction is English. The course is offered with support from the German Corporation for International Cooperation.

January 2022

  1. Visit of Tanzanian delegation of ministries and insurance industry officials to Uganda

    31 January - 4 February 2022

    From 31 January to 4 February, Social Finance facilitated a “study tour” of Tanzanian delegates to Uganda. The study tour helped participants learn from interactions with Ugandan ministries, the central bank, the regulatory authority and different insurance companies.

December 2021

  1. Just Transition Forum 2021: Energy and jobs to power the future

    13 - 17 December 2021

    The most influential specialists, policy makers, employers and workers representatives gather to discuss how to optimize the impacts of energy efficiency measures on labour markets.

  2. Webinar - "What are we learning from results-based approaches to financing employment outcomes?"

    9 December 2021

    On 9 December 2021, the ILO’s Social Finance Programme organized the webinar “What are we learning from results-based approaches to financing employment outcomes?”.

  3. Género y Emprendimiento (GET Ahead) – Experiencias de Latinoamérica

    7 December 2021

  4. Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Global Tracer Study 2016–2020

    2 December 2021

    On December 3, the ILO’s Global SIYB team organized a webinar to launch the recently published 2016-2020 SIYB Global Tracer Study. The event promoted an engaging discussion about SIYB’s outreach, trends and what works for business management training programs.

November 2021

  1. The financial sector’s leveraging power towards a just transition

    30 November 2021

    The ILO’s Social Finance Programme organized a session during the 2021 Building Bridges week, focussing on the financial sector's leveraging power towards a just transition.