Meetings and events

April 2014

  1. Seminar «Employment and decent work for all – the best route out of poverty»

    A seminar organized by the Group of Catholic Inspired NGOs on Decent work and the ILO, under the patronage of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (PCJP).

June 2013

  1. Informal Ministerial Meeting, 2013

    Labour and social affair ministers from ten countries, the President of the EU Council, Richard Bruton, EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, László Andor, and ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, discuss ways to support ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers.

January 2013

  1. 9th European Regional Meeting

    The 9th European Regional Meeting (ERM) will provide the space for governments and worker and employer organisations, from across Europe and Central Asia to discuss the response to the economic and jobs crisis in a diverse and complex region: creating job-rich growth, promoting quality jobs through social dialogue, tackling youth unemployment and demographic challenges, promoting labour standards and policy coherence.

October 2011

  1. Book presentation "Trade and Employment - From Myths to Facts"

    Presentation of the book "Trade and Employment - From Myths to Facts", organized by the ILO and the European Commission (Directoraate-General Development & Cooperation EuropeAid)

  2. ILO High-Level Brainstorming Conference on economic, employment and social prospects in Europe

    The ILO High-Level Brainstorming Conference, jointly organized by the ILO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and the ILO International Institute for Labour Studies, will bring together fifteen prominent international experts as well as representatives of governments, members of the European Parliament, employers and workers to discuss and develop solutions through which the region can achieve social equality, job-centeredness and competivity.

June 2011

  1. Informal Ministerial Meeting, 2011

    Informal Meeting of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs took place at the margin of the International Labour Conference (ILC). During this meeting – jointly organised by Hungary, holding the Presidency of the EU Council, and the ILO – the European Commission, Ministers of Belgium, Spain (as the members of the current Trio Presidency), Poland (as the forthcoming Presidency), Azerbaijan, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Ukraine and representatives of employer and worker organizations debated on the question how to secure decent work for young people in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus.

June 2010

  1. Informal Ministerial Meeting, 2010
    - The meeting was cancelled -

    Informal Meeting of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs during the 99th Session of the International Labour Conference

December 2009

  1. UN Ministerial Conference on the Impact of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis on Food Security and the Agricultural Sector

    This Conference brings together the Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs and senior officials from the Ministries of Labour, Finance/Economy and Agriculture of the 13 countries, as well as high-level representatives of the United Nations system, international and regional financial institutions (IFIs), regional organizations, bilateral cooperation agencies, international employers' and workers' organizations, civil society and regional academia.

November 2009

  1. High-level Tripartite Seminar, 2009

    High-level Tripartite Seminar on Wage Policy in Caucasus and Central Asia: Assessment and Policy Answer s to the Economic Crisis

  2. The Impact of the Financial and Economic Crisis: Wage Fixing and Policy Responses

    This Subregional High Level Conference responded to the request made at the 8th European Regional Meeting held in Lisbon from 9-13 February 2009 for more technical assistance on wage issues.