Events and meetings

December 2023

  1. Global Joint Workshop on Statistics of Cooperatives and Social and Solidarity Economy

    14 December 2023

  2. Webinar: Inclusive property insurance: bridging the gap to financial security

    6 December 2023

    On 6 December 2023, the ILO's Social Finance Programme, with support from the Swiss Capacity Building Facility and Habitat for Humanity's Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter and in partnership with Britam, will organize a webinar on inclusive property insurance. The webinar will shed light on strategies, innovations and best practices that can make property insurance more inclusive and will bridge the gap to financial security.

  3. Webinar: How can fast-paced digitalization be sustainable in the financial sector?

    5 December 2023

    On 5 December 2023, the ILO's Social Finance Programme and Sectoral Policies Department will organize a webinar to reveal the results of a global study on the impact of digitalization on working conditions, skills development, safe and healthy work environment, as well as diversity in the financial services.

November 2023

  1. Impact Insurance Academy

    20 - 24 November 2023

  2. Fostering Green Business Growth

    20 November - 1 December 2023

    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. They save scarce resources, help maintain healthy ecosystems, minimize pollution and waste, limit greenhouse emissions, and provide green goods and services that enable more responsible consumption patterns.

  3. Conference and Study tour: Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy in Asia

    14 - 15 November 2023

    The ILO will organize a conference and study tour as part of the strengthening the social and solidarity economy in Asia – phase 2 project on 14-15 November 2023.

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

    6 - 10 November 2023

    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.

October 2023

  1. Financial education: training of trainers, coaching and ILO certification

    23 October - 24 November 2023

  2. Gender equality, responsible business conduct and human rights due diligence

    23 - 27 October 2023

    This one-week course supports practitioners responsible for or with a demonstrated strong interest in policies and programmes related to responsible business conduct, human rights due diligence, gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.

  3. Inclusive private sector development in forced displacement contexts

    17 - 19 October 2023

    A technical knowledge-sharing event on engaging and developing the private sector in the humanitarian-development-peace nexus

  4. My.COOP - Managing your agricultural cooperative: Training of Trainers, 9 October - 31 December 2023

    9 October - 31 December 2023

    My.COOP is a training package and programme on the management of agricultural cooperatives.

  5. Pathways to financial inclusion for refugees and migrants: Empowering communities for a better future

    5 October 2023

    On 5 October 2023, the ILO participated in a panel discussion during the 2023 Building Bridges week, focussing on access to finance for refugees and migrants.

  6. Energy transition: Green and just

    4 October 2023

    On 4 October 2023, the ILO participated in a panel discussion during the 2023 Building Bridges week, focussing on the energy transition and how the financial sector needs to address both climate and human rights concerns.

September 2023

  1. Greening TVET and skills development to equip and capacitate future workforce for a just transition

    27 September 2023

    This online event is organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the RES4Africa Foundation. Skills development is one of key policy areas to address environmental, economic and social sustainability. Join us for this panel discussion to discuss the importance of greening TVET and skills development in preparing the current and future workforce with the necessary skills for a sustainable, just and inclusive transition.

  2. Global Academy on the Green Economy

    25 September - 13 October 2023

    The 5th edition of the Global Academy on the Green Economy, organized with the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), aims to support decision makers to navigate green economy policies in complex socio-economic contexts and current multifaceted crisis that require an all hands on deck approach with innovative solutions involving different policy portfolios, academia and society at large.

  3. Webinar: Promoting responsible digital wage payments – Recent trends and lessons learnt from research

    6 September 2023

August 2023

  1. Green jobs for sustainable development: Concepts and practices

    14 August - 22 September 2023

    This course is designed to give participants full flexibility over their learning journey. It will enable participants to understand the relevant concepts but also to enter into an exchange with follow students and ILO experts to share their country experiences and needs. The course will allow participants to become leaders on green jobs within their institutional and country context.

July 2023

  1. Seguros para el desarrollo

    17 July - 18 August 2023

June 2023

  1. International Conference on Statistics of Cooperative – Measuring Cooperatives and Beyond

    30 June 2023

    The ILO will host an international conference on statistics of cooperatives, as part of the cooperative statistics component of the Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy Knowledge Base project.

  2. Responsible business conduct and forced labour: Understanding the elimination of forced labour and ILO core conventions for effective human rights due diligence

    19 June - 7 July 2023

    This course will provide tools for enterprises, stakeholders and policy makers to become allies in the fight against forced labour, understanding ILO core conventions and what these conventions entail for enterprises under the lens of Responsible Business Conduct and the ILO MNE Declaration.