Events and meetings

October 2017

  1. Academy on Green Jobs Promotion in the MENA Region

    The Academy on Green Jobs Promotion will take place in Alexandria, Egypt, from 29 October to 2 November 2017.

  2. Academy on Green Jobs Promotion in the MENA Region

    The ILO has been increasingly active in promoting environmental sustainability through the engagement of the actors of the world of work. The concept of “green jobs” signals the particular angle the ILO takes to preserve and restore a sustainable environment and embodies the qualitative notion that green jobs must be decent jobs. In Egypt, the ILO project Decent Jobs for Egypt’s Young People (DJEP) financed by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has, since 2011, facilitated access for youth to more than 3,000 employment opportunities, with a particular emphasis on green job creation at both the national and local level in its target governorates. Interventions carried out for job creation under the DJEP project have also helped to create awareness and dialogue across several labour sectors in Egypt on the potential benefits of green jobs (including renewable energies, green tourism, sustainable agriculture and waste management among others. The efforts by the ILO and others to support job creation for young women and men in Egypt should be scaled up and strengthened in order to address the growing challenge of unemployment and the need to safeguard the natural environment. By linking up with other partners across the MENA region, opportunities for mutual learning and synergies can be identified.

September 2017

  1. High-level event on Youth Employment for Peace and Resilience

    Under the aegis of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, the event is co-organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) together with the Ministry of Employment and Social Security of Spain and the Permanent Mission of Tunisia to the United Nations.

July 2017

  1. Evaluating Labour Market Programmes: Policy Forum & Executive Course

    As part of ILO’s partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the IFAD financed project “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”, a Policy Forum and Executive Course on Evaluating Labour Market Programmes was offered between the 2nd and 6th of July 2017 in Amman, Jordan. The course was co-financed by the OECD Development Centre, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, GIZ and the Economic Research Forum.

June 2017

  1. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    The theme of this edition is: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach". Participants will discuss the role and contribution of employment-intensive approaches in achieving the SDG outcomes mainly focussing on building national capacities for employment creation, expanding employment-based social protection floor and conserving the environment - including addressing climate change and its adverse effects.

August 2016

  1. Quantitative techniques of impact evaluation: youth and women employment programmes. A step-by-step approach

    The course will expose participants to advanced skills for conducting impact evaluations of youth employment programmes. Upon completion, participants will have improved or updated their understanding of quantitative impact evaluation concepts and methods; will have reviewed and tested impact evaluation methods and techniques, such as randomized control trials; and will be in a position to identify the most pertinent types of impact evaluation, taking into account specific project constraints, institutional and national contexts, and budgetary, time and data constraints.

July 2016

  1. ILO Academy on Youth Employment

    ITC-ILO Turin, Italy, 17-28 October 2016

  2. Workshop on Evidence from Randomized Control Trials in Youth Employment

    This workshop provided a platform to share findings from recently completed impact evaluations of youth employment programmes, focusing on public works, skills development and entrepreneurship.

May 2016

  1. Monitoring and impact evaluation of youth employment programmes: How to plan monitoring and evaluation strategy in project design

    The course objective was to improve participants’ to design rigorous monitoring and impact evaluation plans for youth employment programmes. It was aimed at officials of national, regional or local governments; project managers and chief technical advisers; officials of international and bilateral development agencies; social partners; members of the research community and NGOs.

  2. Women Deliver Conference - Technical and vocational education: What works for young women? - 19 May 2016

    The ILO is organizing a side event – Technical and vocational education: What works for young women? – at the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen on Thursday, 19 May 2016, to discuss how technical and vocational education can make a difference to young women’s lives in emerging and developing countries.

April 2016

  1. ILO and INSEAD Evidence Symposium: Promoting Entrepreneurship for Inclusive Growth and Decent Jobs

    The symposium brings together policy makers, academics and business leaders to the INSEAD Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi to share and discuss the latest cutting edge evidence on entrepreneurship and decent jobs in the MENA region on November 14-15th, 2016.

  2. Test event

    Test event

  3. ILO Academy on Decent Work for Youth

    Turin, Italy October 2016

  4. Taqeem Community of Practice Peer Learning Event

January 2016

  1. Learning series on the transition to formal economy

  2. Academy on formalisation of the informal economy: Second edition

  3. Global and Regional Knowledge Sharing Forums on Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy

November 2015

  1. 1st Knowledge Sharing Workshop of all Africa Labour-based Training Institutions

    The Knowledge Sharing Workshop brings together trainers from 18 National Educational and EIIP Training Institutions in Africa. The workshop mainly aims to provide a forum for exchanging of teaching/training experiences among the participating institutions and creating learning opportunities between them with regards to their operational setup, and enhancing labour-based (LB) training skills, as well as contributing to joint research and development activities.

  2. Technical Workshop on What Works for Youth Employment

    Jobs and Skills for Youth

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

    The forum will focus on a set of policy and operational measures which can enhance the effectiveness and impact of public investment in infrastructure and public employment programmes in the context of a long-term development framework. The forum is jointly organized by the ILO's International Training Centre (ITCILO) and the Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).