Events and meetings

March 2021

  1. Quality and Effective Apprenticeships (EU) and International Labour Standards in Apprenticeships (ILO)

    15 - 16 March 2021

    As announced by Commissioner Schmit at the European Vocational Skills Week, the European Commission (DG EMPL) and the ILO are co-organising a High-level conference on apprenticeships on 15-16 March 2021.

February 2021

  1. Webinar on Career Guidance policy and practice during the pandemic

    17 February 2021

    ◘ Wednesday, 17 February 2021
    ◘ 2:30 – 4:00 pm [Geneva/Paris Time]
    ◘ 8:30 – 10:30 am [Washington DC time]

  2. Meet the winners of the 1st Cambodia Skills Challenge Innovation Call

    5 February 2021

    The Ceremony will be presided over by the Minister of Labour and Vocational Training and the Resident Coordinator of the UN in Cambodia, along with the participation of the Director of the ILO Country Office for Thailand, Cambodia and Lao PDR.

  3. ILO-UNESCO-World Bank Webinar on TVET and skills development in the time COVID-19

    1 February 2021

    The webinar will take place on Monday, 1 February 2021 from 14:30 - 16:00 (CET).

January 2021

  1. Promoting Social Cohesion in Fragile Contexts through TVET – a training workshop in Jordan

    23 - 26 January 2021

    The ILO held a four-day training of trainers workshop for technical vocational education and training (TVET) experts, aimed at building their capacity to promote social cohesion in future training programmes.

December 2020

  1. Support for the Development of a Curriculum for Domestic Workers in Zimbabwe

    15 - 17 December 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), together with national stakeholders, is organizing a three-day workshop on domestic workers curriculum development as part of the Skills Innovation Lab’s activities to support the Domestic Workers Association of Zimbabwe (DWAZ), winner of the 1st Skills Challenge Innovation Call.

  2. South-South and Triangular Cooperation Skills Forum

    15 - 16 December 2020

    The event aims to address the discussion on skills development with a focus on job rich sectors. It seeks to promote the ILO Centenary Declaration with a strong focus on Skills development, through peer learning between Middle Eastern and North African constituents – at national and sector levels.

  3. South-South and Triangular Cooperation Skills Forum: Webinar, e-discussion, and virtual skills fair

    3 December 2020 - 28 February 2021

    The event aims to foster the development of human capabilities in developing countries with a focus on Africa by enhancing their capacity to find solutions to specific development needs and to challenges exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  4. Trade for peace through decent work

    2 December 2020

    This event, scheduled for 2 December, is being organised as part of WTO's 2020 Trade for Peace Week.

November 2020

  1. 1st Meeting of the ILO Skills Innovation Network Core Group

    19 November 2020

    The meeting will take place on Thursday, 19 November 2020 from 14h to 16h (GMT+1) via Zoom

  2. The ILO Skills Innovation Facility has initiated the design of a global Skills Innovation Network

    19 November - 10 December 2020

    A series of discussions are being held with a selected group of skills innovators to co-design the Network’s objectives and activities.

  3. Webinar: Skills development and Lifelong Learning: the Role of Trade Unions

    18 November 2020

    The webinar will take place on Wednesday,18th of November from 12h - 13.30h (CET)

  4. Nature Hires: How Nature-based Solutions can power a green jobs recovery

    16 November 2020

    A webinar to discuss the joint ILO-WWF report: "Nature Hires: How Nature-based Solutions can power green jobs recovery." The webinar is part of London Climate Action Week.

  5. ILO Skills Challenge and Innovation Bootcamp

    16 - 20 November 2020

    The online bootcamp will take place from will take place 16-20 November 2020 using online video-conferencing with real-time messaging and content sharing

  6. ILO hosts bootcamp to support the Domestic Worker Center, winner of the 1st Skills Challenge Innovation Call

    16 - 20 November 2020

    A five-day online bootcamp was organized from 16 to 20 November 2020 in collaboration with ILOITC.

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

    16 - 20 November 2020

  8. Virtual workshops for the harmonization of occupational standards in the agriculture and construction sectors in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo

    5 November - 14 December 2020

    The ILO's Skills and Employability Branch, under its SKILL-UP project and in collaboration with the "Support to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa" (FMM) project, organized tripartite online consultations as part of a skills partnership on migration concluded between Ghana, Nigeria and Togo.

  9. From Crisis to Opportunity for Sustainable Peace: Addressing interactions between health, employment and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19

    4 November 2020

    The virtual event is organized by the ILO in collaboration with WHO, PBSO and Interpeace in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2020, which will take place from 2 to 6 November.

  10. From Crisis to Opportunity for Sustainable Peace: Addressing interactions between health, employment and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19

    4 November 2020

    The virtual event is organized by the ILO in collaboration with WHO, PBSO and Interpeace in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2020, which will take place from 2 to 6 November.

October 2020

  1. South-South Cooperation Online Forum: Promoting decent work through the inclusion of vulnerable groups in vocational training

    29 October 2020

    The EIIP participated in the South-South Cooperation Online Forum: Promoting decent work through the inclusion of vulnerable groups in vocational training. The virtual event, organized by OIT San Jose, OIT/PARDEV and ITC-ILO, promoted a virtual learning community among Central American Institutions as well as a series of knowledge-sharing events, which have allowed the institutes to learn from each other's experience to include vulnerable groups (youth, women and indigenous peoples) in vocational training.

  2. Employment-intensive investment for local contractors development

    26 October - 27 November 2020