The II World Forum of Local Economic Development aims to facilitate dialogue and exchanges between local, national and international actors on the efficiency and impact of local economic development in tackling current challenges. The role of the private sector in local economic development will be addressed as part of the theme “Local Development Economic Strategies: the great challenges”.
On 11 October 2013, the first European Union (EU)–Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) took place in Brussels as a joint initiative of the European Commission External Action Service (EEAS) and CELAC. This high-level seminar was organized as a follow-up to theDeclaration adopted by the European, Latin American and Caribbean Heads of State and Government who met during the 1st EU-CELAC Summit / 7th EU-LAC Summit Government in Santiago (Chile) on 26-27 January 2013 to address an Alliance for Sustainable Development to Promote Investments of Social and Environmental Quality.
This panel discussion will introduce the Child Labour Platform as a business-led forum of frank exchange to eliminate child labour in global supply chains.
This one hour webinar will be conducted by ILO experts on indigenous peoples. It seeks to discuss contributions by government, enterprises, employers’ and workers’ organizations to the realisation of indigenous peoples’ rights, as enshrined in ILO Convention No. 169 on indigenous and tribal peoples.
This one hour webinar will shed light on how multinational enterprises (MNEs) can contribute to this global challenge as part of their commitment to socio economic development, addressing social challenges, and the potential benefits for employers, workers and society.
This 60 minute webinar discusses the inclusion of workers with disabilities in the workplace. It will also introduce the recently established ILO Global Business and Disability Network, a voluntary group of multinational enterprises, employers’ organizations and similar networks formed at national or regional levels to address the issue of disability inclusion from a business perspective.
Tuesday 24 May 2011 - This 60 minute webinar is convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office in the lead up to the annual World Day against Child Labour (June 12).
Tuesday 29 March 2011 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office