Events and meetings

March 2021

  1. ILO/IOE/WEC Discussion Forum: Promoting Decent Work in Platform Work

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization of Employers (IOE) and the World Employment Confederation (WEC) are jointly organizing a webinar on “Promoting Decent Work in Platform Work”.

September 2020

  1. Covid-19: Social Protection for recovery

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Employment Confederation (WEC) jointly organised the third in the series of the 2020 webinars on 15 October 2020 from 10:30-12:00 CET on Social Protection for Recovery. It brought together social partners, representatives from public and private employment services, government policymakers and academia to discuss social protection responses to Covid-19 crisis and strategies for building back a better and resilient labour market.

  2. Covid-19: Activation for recovery

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Employment Confederation (WEC) are jointly organising the second in the series of the 2020 summer webinars on 25th September 2020 from 10-11:30 am on Active Labour Market Policies for Recovery. It brings together social partners, representatives from public and private employment services, government policymakers and academia to discuss labour market activation in the wake of the Covid-19 Crisis.

August 2020

  1. Covid-19: Taking stock of the impact on Employment and Employment Services

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Employment Confederation (WEC) are jointly organizing a webinar on the overall impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on employment and employment services.

July 2020

  1. World Summit on the Information Society (WISIS 2020) - ALFM Action Line C4 capacity building and Action Line C7 E-employment, session 216

  2. Joint ILO/WEC Webinar Series on COVID-19: the role of employment services and policies for recovery

    The new webinar series focuses on the impact on employment and the role of employment services, with a deep dive on active labour market policies and social protection. The webinars take stock of responses, initiatives and lessons learned that could inspire the road to recovery.

June 2019

  1. Promouvoir l'emploi à travers les opérations de l'AFD

    Le Programme Emploi Jeune du BIT et l'AFD a organisé une formation à Paris le 25-26 juin pour renforcer les capacités de mesure des résultats sur l'emploi pour l’ensemble des interventions soutenues par l’AFD dans tous les secteurs

  2. ILO100 YOUTH DEBATE: Young leaders and labour market transitions

    This YOUTH DEBATE brings together young leaders from across the globe to share their views about key elements that impact young peoples’ transitions to and within the labour market. The focus will be on decent work and productive employment from the perspective of: the school-to-work transition; technological change, including new forms of work and lifelong learning; and gender equality, rights and voices.


    Join three days of lively discussions and thought-provoking activities with young people, governments, and social partners leading to concrete outcomes to advance social justice.

May 2019

  1. The Decent Jobs for Youth Annual Conference

    The Decent Jobs for Youth annual conference in 2019 will run under the theme Rights and Voices of Youth, promoting an inclusive and rights-based youth employment agenda that allows youth to find their voice and advance their interests.

April 2019

  1. Workshop on Quality Apprenticeships held in West Africa

    This three-day workshop, organized as part of the Global Initiative for Decent Youth Employment, examined the challenges and opportunities for a quality apprenticeship system in the six West African countries participating in the event.

March 2019

  1. 18th African Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    The theme of this edition is: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".

June 2018

  1. What Works in Youth and Women’s Employment in MENA?

    On 7 & 8 May, the ILO will join partners to share the current status and progress on what works in youth and women’s employment in the MENA region while promoting multi-sectoral collaboration to define and address priorities for policy formulation. Key to this is the regional Community of Practice on Youth Employment, to facilitate knowledge sharing, partnership creation and up-scaling of successful youth employment interventions.

  2. Academy on Youth Employment

    The 2-week Youth Employment Academy, hosted by the ILO's Turin Centre, enhances the capacity of labour market practitioners to develop comprehensive strategies to tackle the multifaceted dimensions of the youth employment challenge.

May 2018

  1. Innovations for Decent Jobs for Youth

    The event provides a platform for governments, social partners, youth and civil society, private sector, foundations, UN entities and beyond to explore collaboration on innovations that work for decent jobs for youth under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

April 2018

  1. Green Public Employment Programmes and the Future of Work: PEPs as a transformative vehicle for economic, social and environmental benefits for a Just Transition

    The course will focus on current policy debates arising from climate change adaptation and the implementation of a just transition for all through such labour based public employment programmes. It is presented by UCT’s Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization’s Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).

February 2018

  1. Mainstreaming youth and women’s employment in rural investments in MENA

    The challenge of tackling unemployment among rural women and youth in the Middle East and North Africa gave rise to a unique partnership between IFAD and the ILO

January 2018

  1. ECOSOC Youth Forum 2018: The role of youth in building sustainable and resilient urban and rural communities

    The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, to be held on 30-31 January 2018, will provide a platform for youth to engage in a dialogue with Member States, the ILO and UN agency partners

December 2017

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

    The Forum will focus on both policy and operational measures for enhancing the effectiveness of public investment in infrastructure and public employment programmes to support sustainable job creation and long-term development. The Forum is jointly organized by the ILO's International Training Centre (ITCILO) and the Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).

November 2017

  1. Launch of the engagement platform of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    The event brings together partners of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth and other key youth employment actors to celebrate the launch of the online engagement platform, to present the Quality Apprenticeships Toolkit and to learn more about the ongoing work and opportunities for collaboration.