Events and meetings

June 2015

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

    30 June 2015

  2. Knowledge sharing event on boosting youth employment in Africa through public works programmes

    29 - 30 June 2015

    Representatives of governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations from many African countries will get together in Ethiopia to explore what works to boost youth employment in the region.

  3. Training of Client on Financial Education for Families: Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme

    22 June - 1 July 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.

  4. Evaluating Youth Employment Programmes: An Executive Course

    22 - 26 June 2015

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    ILO and constituents launch the Jordan National Child Labour Survey for 2015-2016

    4 June 2015

    The survey will be a successor to the Jordan Child Labour Survey implemented by the Department of Statistics of Jordan in 2007-2008.

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

March 2015

  1. Labour inspectors train to address rising Syrian refugee child labour in Jordan

    29 March - 30 April 2015

    Newly recruited labour inspectors in Jordan receive ILO training on child labour to combat its rising incidence among Syrian refugees

  2. ILO holds consultative meeting on future employment-intensive projects aimed at assisting Jordan’s Syrian refugee population and their host communities

    18 March 2015

    Members of international agencies and NGOs meet to discuss potential pilot projects, which can benefit both Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians in areas most effected by the Syrian refugee influx.

  3. Global Initiative for Decent Jobs for Youth Retreat Agenda

    12 - 13 March 2015

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

    12 - 13 March 2015

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

    3 - 4 March 2015

    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

    15 January 2015

    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

    3 - 4 December 2014

  2. Sustainable Development: The Promise of Technology

    3 December 2014

    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.

November 2014

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    Olive festival to support vital sector in northern Jordan economy

    18 - 20 November 2014

    As part of ILO efforts to support communities in Jordan most affected by the Syrian refugee crisis, it joins forces with local partners in Irbid to host a three-day festival promoting the vital olive industry in northern Jordan.