28 April 2022
On April 28, 2022, 25 representatives from government entities, workers' and employers' organizations, and digital payment and financial service providers discussed the findings of a rapid assessment on digital wages for decent work in the sectors of agribusiness and gastronomy of Peru. This meeting was organized by the ILO’s Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work and the ILO Country Office for the Andean Countries.
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".
IWD Webinar: Unlocking potential of women entrepreneurs: Provision of gender inclusive financial and business development services
8 March 2022
The webinar, organized by the ILO’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Programme and the “Rebuilding Better: Fostering Business Resilience Post-COVID-19” Project, discussed the key role of financial and business development service providers in unlocking women entrepreneurs’ potential.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?”.
7 December 2021
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.
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.
30 November 2021
The ILO’s Social Finance Programme organized a session during the 2021 Building Bridges week, focussing on the role of the financial sector in achieving Decent Work for all.
24 November 2021
On 24 November, Social Finance facilitated a workshop on agricultural and climate risk insurance in Indonesia, organized as part of our partnership with IFAD's Insurance for Rural Resilience and Economic Development Programme (INSURED) and in collaboration with the Indonesian Ministry of National Development and Planning (Bappenas). The workshop shared lessons learned on both the demand and supply side, success factors and opportunities for improvement for climate and agricultural risk management in the country. It included insights from the Ministry of Agriculture and Bappenas and key findings and recommendations from the INSURED activities.
17 November 2021
The ILO Rebuilding Better Project is hosting a combined launch event and workshop for women entrepreneurs in Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. The event will equip women business owners who are looking to optimize their online presence with new skills, while officially launching three new ITCILO – Google Primer digital training programmes.
15 - 16 November 2021
This year’s symposium focused on the follow-up to the Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient. Towards this aim, it reviewed the available evidence and discussed policy approaches to assist ILO constituents in their efforts to promote labour market recovery and structural transformation processes that will shift economies to a new and better normal.
Financial education programme design and implementation: a course for policy-makers and practitioners
15 - 26 November 2021
This course focuses on designing and implementing a financial education strategy at the national, institutional or local level. Participants will discuss experiences, lessons learned and international practical knowledge gained in this field. The course will provide participants with relevant tools, frameworks and instruments, and will share the best practices applied by various institutions and actors globally.
15 - 26 November 2021
This course provides both a conceptual and practical overview of the policies and instruments countries have at their disposition to support SMEs going green, boosting innovation and ensuring that their SME stays ahead of competition.
10 November 2021
The "Social Performance Management (SPM) Essentials" is a webinar series that highlights practical strategies for today’s management challenges.
International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: the labour dimension of human rights due diligence
18 October - 12 November 2021
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.