Events and meetings
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).
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.
ILO-IFAD Taqeem Policy Roundtable: What works in promoting entrepreneurship for rural women?
As part of the Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017, ILO-IFAD Taqeem hosted a policy roundtable titled “What works in promoting entrepreneurship for rural women?”. The roundtable presented evidence on rural women’s entrepreneurship promotion programmes and related policy measures in the MENA region.
Jobs and Skills Mismatch – Job-rich growth for Sustainable Development
On 27-28 November 2017, the Employment Policy Department will bring together researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and other stakeholders to review and discuss on-going research on demand for jobs and bottlenecks in developed and developing countries.
Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017: Opening a whole World of Opportunities
Under the auspices of the Ministry of International Cooperation, the ILO Cairo Office and the Middle East Council for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship (MCSBE) will hold the third annual Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit in Hurghada from 15 to 18 November 2017, titled "Opening a whole World of Opportunities".
Academy on Green Jobs Promotion in the MENA Region
The event is organised by DWT/CO–Cairo: ILO DWT for North Africa and Country Office for Egypt and Eritrea through ILO Project “Decent Jobs for Egypt’s Young People” (DJEP) financed by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) in collaboration with: International Training Centre of the ILO, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT), ILO Green Jobs Programme, ILO Offices and DWT in the Arab States and North Africa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ILO Academy on Youth Employment
ITC-ILO Turin, Italy, 17-28 October 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
ILO Academy on Decent Work for Youth
Turin, Italy October 2016
Taqeem Community of Practice Peer Learning Event