Events and meetings

January 2012

  1. Tailor Made Course on Value Chain Development

    1 January - 31 December 2012

    A one week tailor made course for project implementers and policy makers based on ITC-ILO's Value Chain Development training methodology.

December 2011

  1. 15th Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting – Special session on “Sustaining the Future with Green Jobs”

    5 December 2011

    This panel shares information on the opportunities and challenges created by the shift to sustainable patterns of growth. It looks at ways that 'climate smart' policies can create jobs while ensuring the just transition necessary to allow workers and employers to adapt to new roles and responsibilities.

November 2011

  1. The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

    28 November - 9 December 2011

    The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 7th Session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the parties (CMP7) to the Kyoto Protocol, will be held in Durban, South Africa.

  2. Webinar on HIV and AIDS in the workplace: how companies can make the difference in prevention and treatment of HIV and AIDS

    28 November 2011

    Monday 28 November 2011 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office

  3. Course on implementing labour principles in global supply chains

    14 November - 2 December 2011

October 2011

  1. Global Launch of the International Year of Cooperatives

    31 October 2011

    The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives, highlighting the contribution of cooperatives to socio-economic development, particularly their impact on poverty reduction, employment generation and social integration. With the theme of “Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World”, the Year seeks to encourage the growth and establishment of cooperatives all over the world. All U.N. Member States are invited to participate in an informal roundtable and in the afternoon plenary at the UN General Assembly Hall on Monday, 31 October 2011.

  2. Webinar on Eradicating Forced Labour from Global Supply Chains

    26 October 2011

    Wednesday 26 October 2011 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office

  3. Social and Solidarity Economy Academy, Montreal (Canada)

    24 - 28 October 2011

  4. ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy, second edition

    24 - 28 October 2011

    The first training academy, organized by the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC ILO), was held in October 2010 in Turin, Italy. Known as the "ILO Social and Solidarity Economy Academy (SSE Academy)", this inter-regional training opportunity has gather together more than 70 practitioners and policy-makers from around the world, to share their experiences and meet leading SSE specialists.

  5. Making the Strongest Links: Gender Sensitive Value Chain Analysis

    17 - 21 October 2011

  6. Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20

    3 - 5 October 2011

    The event placed a special focus in showcasing already successful projects of how water can be a major contributor to developing a green economy. At the end of the conference, UN-Water issued a draft best practice guide to actions, instruments and policies to progress towards a green economy for sustainable development and poverty eradication. The ILO participated and contributed to the conference.

July 2011

  1. Green Jobs: linking climate change and the world of work

    4 - 29 July 2011

    This course seeks to address the many impediments to the promotion of green jobs worldwide, by providing governments and social partners the needed knowledge and tools to assess potentialities, monitor progress, close skills gaps and decide on investments.

June 2011

  1. Disability in the Workplace and the ILO Global Business and Disability Network

    29 June 2011

    Wednesday 29 June 2011 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office

  2. Promoting Labour Standards through Corporate Social Responsibility: instruments and practices

    20 - 24 June 2011

April 2011

  1. Green Jobs Learning Forum

    4 - 22 April 2011

    This interagency Learning Forum provides participants with knowledge, tools and examples of good practices to enhance their skills in the design and implementation of effective local strategies for the promotion of green jobs.

March 2011

  1. Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value - How do We Get There?

    29 March 2011

    Tuesday 29 March 2011 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office

December 2010

  1. Monitoring and Impact Evaluation of Youth Employment Programmes

    6 - 10 December 2010

November 2010

  1. Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

    29 November - 10 December 2010

    The ILO participates actively in the climate change negotiations at the Conference of the Parties (COP 16) under the United Nation Convention on Climate change (UNFCCC), taking place in Cancun, Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December 2010.

October 2010

  1. The 1st Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy

    25 - 29 October 2010

  2. Interregional Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy

    25 - 29 October 2010

    The International Training Center of the ILO, based in Turin is organizing, jointly with the European Economic and Social Committee, the first edition of the Interregional Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy