29 March 2011
Tuesday 29 March 2011 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office
8 February 2011
A briefing session is being held to address youth employment on Tuesday 8 February 2011 (United Nations Headquarters)
6 - 10 December 2010
3 December 2010
This year's theme is "Keeping the promise: Mainstreaming disability in the Millennium Development Goals towards 2015 and beyond". It aims to ensure that disability and the concerns of people with disabilities are included in the commitments to end global poverty made by the international community. The inclusion of persons with disabilities in all development activities is essential to realizing the MDGs and other development goals. This year’s Day will serve as a reminder to governments, global leaders, policy-makers and other stakeholders to keep up their efforts on behalf of disability-inclusive development.
29 November - 10 December 2010
The ILO participates actively in the climate change negotiations at the Conference of the Parties (COP 16) under the United Nation Convention on Climate change (UNFCCC), taking place in Cancun, Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December 2010.
27 - 29 October 2010
The 4th CBR Africa Network Conference (CAN) launched new guidelines designed to empower persons with disabilities by supporting their inclusion in health, education, employment, social, skills training and other community services.
25 - 29 October 2010
The International Training Center of the ILO, based in Turin is organizing, jointly with the European Economic and Social Committee, the first edition of the Interregional Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy
13 - 15 October 2010
11 - 12 October 2010
The International Forum on Decent work is organised by the European Commission, in close cooperation with the International Labour Office.
14 - 16 September 2010
The aim of the retreat hosted by the Employment Policy Department was to create a common platform of vision, knowledge and action on employment policy development. The event was attended by employment specialists from the field, HQ staff and external resource persons.
30 August - 3 September 2010
Joint ILO-GTFA conference - Globalization and Employment: Global Shocks, Structural Change and Policy Response
21 June 2010
Leaders from International Organizations, NGOs and academia met at this conference organized by the ILO and the GTFA project to discuss the employment implications of instability in global markets.
21 June - 2 July 2010
Summer 2010 Edition, Deadline for registration: 21 May 2010
3 June 2010
Professor John Ruggie, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, presented his "protect, respect and remedy" framework, laying the foundations of a system for better managing business and human rights challenges.
2 - 5 June 2010
17 - 21 May 2010
The objective of the course is to empower participants to provide meaningful inputs to national debates and policy making on the social and labour dimensions of climate change.
17 - 18 May 2010
The purpose of the technical validation workshop was to validate the findings of the global policy-applied research project on Skills for Green Jobs. The Global synthesis report and the European synthesis report were discussed. The workshop aimed to: a) identify environmental challenges and skills response strategies; b) discuss green restructuring processes on the labour market and related retraining needs; c) highlight current and future occupational changes and their implication on vocational training; d) propose specific policy recommendations and suggestions for further steps.
10 - 21 May 2010
What social and economic opportunities can arise from greener local systems? What are the key drivers of green employment? How can local communities invest to improve the quality of their environment and generate decent jobs at the local level? What participatory mechanisms can be used to foster sustainable social, economic, environmental and institutional development at the local, provincial or regional level? These are some of the questions that will be addressed during the Seminar to be held from 10 - 21 May 2010 at the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin, Italy