Events and meetings

September 2011

  1. Innovations in Public Employment Programmes International Course

    Organized by ILO-ITC, in collaboration with the Employment- Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP)

June 2011

  1. United Nations Expert Group Meeting On the Challenge of Building Employment for a Sustainable Recovery Programme

    The Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs organized, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization, an Expert Group Meeting on “The Challenge of Building Employment for a Sustainable Recovery”. The meeting took place from the 23rd to the 24th of June, 2011 in Geneva and brought together specialists to undertake a review of responses to the global jobs crisis in different countries and regions of the world and concrete policies and strategies to create productive, decent employment during the recovery were considered.

  2. United Nations Expert Group Meeting On Poverty Eradication

    The Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (IL0) organized a high-level Expert Group Meeting on “Poverty Eradication” from the 20th to 22nd of June 2011, in Geneva, Switzerland, as part of the preparations for the 50th session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD), which is scheduled to take place in New York in February 2012.

September 2010

  1. Employment Policy in a Changing World Staff Retreat Programme

    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.

November 2009

  1. 13th Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners and Policy Makers

    Theme of the seminar: 'Employment Intensive Approach in the Construction Sector - A Catalyst for Achieving Prosperity for All'

November 2007

  1. Interregional Symposium on the Informal Economy - Enabling transition to formalization

    Organized by EMP/POLICY, Employment Sector and the Social Protection Sector

  2. 12th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners (2007)

    This Seminar under the theme 'Prioritizing Employment in Government Policies and Investments in Infrastructure Programmes' focused on key development issues that increase the impact of investments and government programmes on employment creation.

September 2005

  1. The 11th Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Seminar theme was 'Integrated labour-based approaches for socio-economic development'

September 2003

  1. The Tenth Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    Seminar theme was 'Labour-based technology for poverty reduction'

April 2002

  1. Ninth Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    Seminar theme was 'Towards appropriate engineering practices and an enabling environment'

October 2000

  1. Eighth Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    Seminar theme was 'The New Millennium - Challenges for employment-intensive investments'

May 1999

  1. Seventh Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    Seminar theme was 'Contracting in employment-intensive works'

September 1997

  1. Sixth Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    Seminar theme was 'The right tool for the job - A review of tools and equipment for labour-based infrastructure works'

April 1996

  1. The Fifth Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    Seminar theme was 'Labour-based contracting'

January 1995

  1. The Fourth Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    Seminar theme was 'Urban infrastructure development, education and training'

September 1993

  1. The Third Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    This seminar reviewed the application and efficiency of labour-based methods in road construction and maintenance

March 1992

  1. Second Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    This seminar reviewed ways of improving the application of labour-based methods in road construction and maintenance in the region

February 1990

  1. First Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    This seminar reviewed ways of improving the application of labour-based methods in road construction and maintenance in the region