Events and meetings

October 2015

  1. Training on private sector development in fragile and conflict-affected states

    27 October - 29 September 2015

    The ILO’s International Training Centre in Turin is organising together with the DCED and the GiZ a three-day long training course to design and implement PSD interventions in a conflict-sensitive way, and understanding the linkages and contribution of PSD to all aspects of peace-building and development.

  2. 16th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    26 - 30 October 2015

    The theme of this edition is: "Labor based approaches as solutions for sustainable development challenges in the context of decentralization" Institutional and operational issues of employment intensive approaches will be addressed under the angle of strategies and resources for sustainable funding of labor-based investments targeting local communities, in terms of rational use of natural resources and local materials for labor-based works, development of alternative construction technologies, creation of green jobs and environmentally friendly economic growth, training opportunities to improve youth employability, resilience and social welfare of local communities

  3. ILO and J-PAL Executive Education Course, Cairo 2015

    18 - 22 October 2015

    Hosted by Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab and International Labour Organization

September 2015

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

    28 September - 9 October 2015

    The International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO) is glad to announce the third edition of the Learning Forum on Innovations in Public Investment and Employment Programmes which is organised in collaboration with the ILO's Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).

  2. Training of Trainers on GET Ahead for Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme

    8 - 12 September 2015

    The Sinabung Recovery Support Programme (SIRESUP) is a joint initiative of the Government of Indonesia and the key UN agencies (UNDP, FAO, and ILO) in supporting the post-disaster recovery of the regions affected by the 2013 Mt. Sinabung volcanic eruptions in Karo District of North Sumatra.

  3. Trade and Employment in Developing Countries

    2 September 2015

August 2015

  1. ILO and stakeholders begin drafting socio-economic development plans to enhance job opportunities in areas most affected by the Syrian Refugee influx

    12 - 15 August 2015

    The four-day workshop brings together stakeholders from Irbid and Mafraq to discuss the development of three-year strategic plans aimed at accelerating job creation in selected sectors.

  2. Spotlight on cooperation during the culminating event “Strengthening Partnerships: Livelihood at the Forefront of Recovery after Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)”

    6 August 2015

  3. ILO and Jordanian ministries work on improving employment support services to facilitate access to decent jobs in host communities

    4 August 2015

    Stakeholders to discuss ways of improving labour market data collection in effort to boost job matching.

July 2015

  1. ILO-sponsors high-level meeting on Syrian refugee labour policy reform in host countries

    28 - 29 July 2015

    The ILO is to convene a high-level policy dialogue session between key players in countries hosting Syrian refugees to exchange views and experiences on the challenges faced in addressing the labour market impact of the crisis and discuss options for policy and programmes.

  2. ILO trains contractors on implementing Employment Intensive Investment Programmes in Jordan’s northern governorates

    25 July - 6 August 2015

    As part of its response to the Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan, the ILO is training a group of local contractors to oversee the implementation of a pilot programme that aims to create jobs amongst refugees and their host communities. The programme will be the first of its kind in the country.

  3. Investing in youth and ensuring decent jobs to harness the demographic dividend

    15 July 2015

    On the occasion of the first-ever World Youth Skills Day, joint side event of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development

June 2015

  1. Making trade work for inclusive growth: the role of skills development

    30 June 2015

  2. Evaluating Youth Employment Programmes: An Executive Course

    22 - 26 June 2015

April 2015

  1. Egyptian Policy Lab on Youth Employment

    30 April 2015

    The Policy Lab provided a platform for youth serving organizations, policy makers, academics, researchers, international organizations and the private sector to collaborate on strengthening evidence-based policies in the field of youth employment in Egypt.

  2. Panel debate: Child Labour. An Update on the Achievements and Challenges.

    29 April 2015

    Child labour is defined in ILO conventions as “work that children should not be doing because they are too young to work, or – if they are old enough to work – because it is dangerous or otherwise unsuitable for them”.

  3. Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    28 - 29 April 2015

    The ILO’s Work4Youth Regional Conference on Labour Market Transition of Young Women and Men in Eastern Europe and Central Asia will bring together delegates from ten countries of these two regions. A report summarizing the results of the School-to-Work transition surveys conducted in six of these countries will be presented. Delegates will also have the opportunity to discuss current areas of intervention on youth employment and share experience on policy measures.

  4. National Conference on Strengthening Apprenticeship in Egypt, 27-28 April 2015, Cairo

    27 - 28 April 2015

  5. Decent Jobs for Egypt’s Young People project co-hosts the fourth Egyptian Forum for Youth Employment Promotion

    23 April 2015

    The roundtable discussion and workshop on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) brought together representatives of government institutions, the international community, civil society organizations and academic institutions to discuss M&E mechanisms to improve youth employment programmes in Egypt.

  6. Youth employment in the CIS discussed in Krasnoyarsk

    20 - 24 April 2015