Events and meetings

November 2020

  1. Course "Sectoral and macroeconomic policies for structural transformation and job creation"

    16 - 20 November 2020

September 2020

  1. How employment and decent work can contribute to peace and social cohesion in the time of the COVID-19 crisis

    28 September 2020

    The virtual event will discuss the key contribution of employment and decent work to peacebuilding, social cohesion and social justice, in particular in the time of the COVID-19 crisis.

  2. Covid-19: Activation for recovery

    25 September 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Employment Confederation (WEC) are jointly organising the second in the series of the 2020 summer webinars on 25th September 2020 from 10-11:30 am on Active Labour Market Policies for Recovery. It brings together social partners, representatives from public and private employment services, government policymakers and academia to discuss labour market activation in the wake of the Covid-19 Crisis.

July 2020

  1. Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

    15 July 2020

    The World Youth Skills Day 2020 will take stock of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on skills development and explore how young people can respond to the economic crisis. The focus will be on helping young people be more resilient to changes caused by the current crisis and in the world of work in general.

June 2020

  1. Covid-19: Taking stock of the impact on Employment and Employment Services

    17 June 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Employment Confederation (WEC) are jointly organizing a webinar on the overall impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on employment and employment services.

  2. Joint ILO/WEC Webinar Series on COVID-19: the role of employment services and policies for recovery

    17 June - 15 October 2020

    The new webinar series focuses on the impact on employment and the role of employment services, with a deep dive on active labour market policies and social protection. The webinars take stock of responses, initiatives and lessons learned that could inspire the road to recovery.

April 2020

  1. Global survey on the impact of COVID-19 on staff development and training including apprenticeships and internships/ traineeships

    27 April - 5 June 2020

  2. ILO-UNESCO-WBG Survey for TVET providers, policy-makers and social partners on addressing the COVID-19 pandemic

    3 April - 15 May 2020

March 2020

  1. E-Discussion: Continuing online learning and skills development in times of the COVID-19 crisis

    27 March - 9 April 2020

    This discussion aims to share and discuss how to maintain continued learning and skills building for students and workers in times of crisis, such as the COVID-19 pandemic which we all now face.

  2. Launch of the 1st Skills Challenge Innovation Call

    15 March 2020

    The first Skills Challenge Innovation Call will recognize and support the development of solutions that aim to address the different forms and dimensions of skills mismatch.

December 2019

  1. Turkish Ministry of National Education (MONE) and ILO join forces to foster social cohesion through vocational training

    16 - 18 December 2019

    the ILO Country Office Ankara, in close collaboration with the ILO Skills and Employability Branch and the Turkish Ministry of National Education (MONE) organized a workshop to train TVET trainers on the design and implementation of vocational training programs in contexts of fragility.

  2. The power of TVET- Skills training for sustainable growth

    16 December 2019

    Maha Katta, ILO Senior Resilience and Crisis Response Specialist, participated in a Spotlight Session on the power of TVET for refugees and host communities. The event took place during the staring day of the Global Refugee Forum.

  3. The Future of Full Employment

    12 - 13 December 2019

    The Symposium, to be held 12-13 December 2019, will focus on the fundamental question of full employment - its definition and relevance, its implications for inclusive and greener economic growth, the conditions leading to it and the role it plays in helping those who are at risk of being left behind.

  4. First Sector Skills Committee meets to support key industrial sectors

    3 - 4 December 2019

    ILO SKILL-UP Ethiopia project has organized the first sector skills committee (SSC) to support the sectors of textile & garment and agro-processing.

  5. The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25

    2 - 13 December 2019

    The twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) organized by Chile, will be held in Madrid on 2-13 December 2019. The ILO will bring to the table the importance of the social and political drivers for a successful and rapid transition into more respectful economies, and will also be presenting the 'Climate Action for Jobs Initiative' an action plan resulted from the Climate Action Summit 2019.

November 2019

  1. STED Strategic recommendations for Skills in the textile and garment industry

    28 November 2019

    ILO SKILL-UP Ethiopia organized a validation workshop on Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) for skills in the textile and garment sector.

  2. Formal salaried employment generation and transition to formality in developing countries: The case of Latin America

    27 November 2019

    The paper presented during the seminar analyzes the evolution of labour formality in Latin American countries. It evaluates the intensity and characteristics of this process, analyses the inflows to a formal salaried job and identifies the main drivers of this positive labour dynamics.

  3. Macroeconomics and Gender

    12 November 2019

    The seminar examined how macro-level economic policies can foster a more gender equitable and inclusive growth process in developing countries.

  4. Trade, Jobs and Peace

    8 November 2019

    The event is organized in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2019, which will take place from 4 to 8 November, in collaboration with WTO and Accessions - Trade for peace.

  5. The Humanitarian, Development, Peace Nexus: The socio-economic contribution to peace

    4 November 2019

    The event is organized in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2019, which will take place from 4 to 8 November, in collaboration with FAO, UNICEF and Interpeace.