Events and meetings

March 2015

  1. Global Initiative for Decent Jobs for Youth Retreat Agenda

  2. High Level Committee on Programmes retreat on Decent Jobs for Youth Initiative

February 2015

  1. Professional microcredit and support to enterprise creation in France and Europe: What effects on employment?

  2. Microcredit and support to enterprise creation in France: what is the situation of the entrepreneurs 3 years after

  3. Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men: Innovative research from 28 School-to-Work Transition Surveys

    An international forum for sharing results of the ILO’s Call for Papers on labour market transition of young women and men in developing countries. The Symposium offers an opportunity for researchers and development practitioners to discuss innovative research on themes of youth employment and labour market transitions and applicability to policy and programme advice and implementation.

January 2015

  1. Towards a Common Understanding? Employment and Decent Work in Fragile Settings

    An ILO-CCDP event hosted by the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform with the participation of the Permanent Representatives of New Zealand and Sierra Leone. The event was opened by the Coordinator of the ILO’s Fragile States and Disaster Response Group, Donato Kiniger-Passigli and the Head of Research at the CCDP, Oliver Jütersonke, and closed by the Chief of Cabinet at the UNOG, Mr David Chikvaidze.

December 2014

  1. Capacity building workshop for young leaders on rights at work for young people in China

  2. World Day for Decent Work: Conference on quality employment for young people

  3. ILO workshop on performance monitoring and impact evaluation of the Portuguese Youth Guarantee

November 2014

  1. Sustainable Development: The Promise of Technology

    For people with disabilities who are of working age, the rapid progress in information and communications technology (ICT) and assistive technology offer ever-increasing opportunities to participate in the world of work.

  2. ILO and J-PAL Executive Education Course, Sharjah 2014

    Hosted by Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, International Labour Organization and American University of Sharjah

October 2014

  1. Breaking the vicious circle of disability and extreme poverty

    Observed on 17 October each year, the day aims to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide. People with disabilities who make up some 1 billion of the world’s population are at greater risk of poverty due to discrimination and barriers to participation in all spheres of society that can help them escape poverty and break down prejudices. Inclusion in all development activities is critical to breaking the cycle of poverty and disability.

September 2014

  1. Flyer - What works on employment services for youth and why?

    Area of critical importance Jobs and Skills for youth knowledge-sharing workshop

  2. What works on employment services for youth and why?

    Area of critical importance Jobs and Skills for youth knowledge-sharing workshop

August 2014

  1. The role of Central Banks in meeting development and employment challenges

July 2014

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

June 2014

  1. Academy on informal economy: drivers for formalization

  2. Multinational Enterprises, Development and Decent Work: the ILO’s MNE Declaration

    An information session is organized on the new follow-up mechanism to the MNE Declaration adopted by the Governing Body, the new tool “Business and Decent Work: An introduction to the MNE Declaration” and country experiences in promoting the MNE Declaration. Deputy Director-General for Policy, Sandra Polaski, will open the event followed by a tripartite panel discussion

May 2014

  1. Learning Forum on Innovations in Public Investment and employment Programmes - Flyer

  2. Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment(PLEDGE)Training of Trainers

    To train Project staff and trainers from service providers of the pilot projects on the concept of training under the PLEDGE methodology; To familiarize the trainers on the preparation and submission of training reports needed for documentation and monitoring; To train the PLEDGE project staff on enterphrise development training on trasitional approach for the PLEDGE project.