Events and meetings

November 2017

  1. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    13 - 17 November 2017

    The theme of this edition is: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach". Participants will discuss the role and contribution of employment-intensive approaches in achieving the SDG outcomes mainly focussing on building national capacities for employment creation, expanding employment-based social protection floor and conserving the environment - including addressing climate change and its adverse effects.

July 2017

  1. Book launch: "Investing in Skills for Inclusive Trade"

    4 July 2017

    This publication, co-published by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Labour Office (ILO), is to be launched at the WTO on 4 July. Building on previous collaboration between the WTO and the ILO, this publication focuses on the linkages between trade and skills and between trade and skills development policies.

  2. ILO Executive Evaluation Course, Amman 2017

    2 - 6 July 2017

    As part of ILO’s partnership with IFAD, the IFAD financed project “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”, an executive course on evaluating labour market programmes is being offered. The five-day course covers cutting edge techniques for evaluation and results based management for active labour market programmes with a particular focus on measuring gender outcomes in rural employment.

May 2017

  1. 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

    22 - 26 May 2017

March 2017

  1. Promoting decent work for youth through knowledge and action: Work4Youth project results 2011-2016

    29 March 2017

    The event will mark the end of the five-year “Work4Youth” partnership and provides an opportunity to showcase the numerous outputs of the project.

December 2016

  1. Monitoring Performance of the Youth Guarantee in Latvia: Capability enhancement workshop

    13 - 15 December 2016

    The workshop took place in Madrid from 13 to 15 December 2016.

November 2016

  1. ILO and INSEAD Evidence Symposium: Promoting Entrepreneurship for Inclusive Growth and Decent Jobs

    14 - 15 November 2016

    The symposium brings together policy makers, academics and business leaders to the INSEAD Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi to share and discuss the latest cutting edge evidence on entrepreneurship and decent jobs in the MENA region on November 14-15th, 2016.

  2. Academy on formalisation of the informal economy: Second edition

    14 - 25 November 2016

October 2016

  1. ILO Academy on Youth Employment

    17 - 28 October 2016

    ITC-ILO Turin, Italy, 17-28 October 2016

  2. ILO Academy on Decent Work for Youth

    9 - 21 October 2016

    Turin, Italy October 2016

September 2016

  1. Learning Forum on Innovations in Public Investment and Employment Programmes

    26 September - 7 October 2016

    The forum will focus on a set of policy and operational measures which can enhance the effectiveness and impact of public investment in infrastructure and public employment programmes in the context of a long-term development framework. The forum is jointly organized by the ILO's International Training Centre (ITCILO) and the Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).

August 2016

  1. Introduction to impact evaluation in Latvia: Capability enhancement workshop

    30 - 31 August 2016

    The workshop took place in Riga from 30 to 31 August 2016.

  2. Certificate distribution to trained Barefoot Technicians under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

    9 August 2016

    The Ministry of Rural Development (MORD), Government of India (GOI), organized an event to distribute certificates to 227 barefoot technicians trained on ILO-developed training materials.

July 2016

  1. London Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training: 21 and 22 July 2016

    21 - 22 July 2016

    What difference does it make when employers work with education and training providers? How can employer engagement best be delivered? The London conference on employer engagement in education and training, co-hosted by the Education and Employers Task Force and the Edge Foundation, with support from the UK Department for Education Business, Innovation and Skills and Barclays Life Skills, aims to focus attention on these questions.

  2. Workshop on Evidence from Randomized Control Trials in Youth Employment

    12 July 2016

    This workshop provided a platform to share findings from recently completed impact evaluations of youth employment programmes, focusing on public works, skills development and entrepreneurship.

June 2016

  1. Design and Implementation of Public Employment Programmes and their link with Social Protection

    27 - 29 June 2016

  2. Learning series on the transition to formal economy

    13 - 24 June 2016

May 2016

  1. The central role of Decent Work in addressing the Syrian Refugee Crisis: The ILO Experience

    23 May 2016

    As a side event to the World Humanitarian Summit 2016, the ILO organized a panel discussion to review good practices using decent work to strengthen the nexus between humanitarian assistance and development cooperation in situations of forced displacement.

  2. Women Deliver Conference - Technical and vocational education: What works for young women? - 19 May 2016

    19 May 2016

    The ILO is organizing a side event – Technical and vocational education: What works for young women? – at the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen on Thursday, 19 May 2016, to discuss how technical and vocational education can make a difference to young women’s lives in emerging and developing countries.

  3. Monitoring performance of the Youth Guarantee in Spain: Knowledge sharing workshop for autonomous communities

    10 - 11 May 2016

    The workshop took place in Madrid from 10 to 12 May 2016. It discussed the modalities for horizontal and vertical integration during the implementation of the Youth Guarantee.