Regional activities and events

2004

  1. World Commission on Social Dimension of Globalization: Relevance for the media, culture, graphical sector

    18 - 22 October 2004

    Powerpoint presentation to the tripartite meeting on the Future of Work and Quality in the Information Society: The Media, Culture, Graphical sector

  2. Tripartite Meeting on the Future of Work and Quality in the Information Society: The Media, Culture, Graphical sector

    18 - 22 October 2004

    The purpose of the meeting was to exchange views on the future of work and quality in the Information Society in the Media, Culture, Graphical sector, the social and labour aspects of this topic for the social partners, and the role of social dialogue in addressing them.

  3. National Roundtable on fair globalization in the Russian Federation

    13 September 2004

    The roundtable meeting called for a fair globalization for the Russian Federation.

  4. Extraordinary Summit of the African Union on Employment and Poverty Alleviation

    8 - 9 September 2004

    On the initiative of President Compaoré of Burkina Faso, the Heads of State of the African Union (AU) held this Extraordinary Summit on Employment and Poverty Alleviation.

  5. Extraordinary Summit of the African Union on employment and poverty reduction in Africa

    3 - 9 September 2004

    On the initiative of President Compaoré of Burkina Faso, the Heads of State of the African Union (AU) were to hold an Extraordinary Summit on Employment and Poverty Alleviation in a context of globalization.

  6. The Social Partners' Forum "Decent work, a driving force for Africa's development"

    3 - 5 September 2004

    The Forum brought together 80 representatives of employer and worker organizations as well as 20 observers from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and representatives of international institutions.

  7. Side event during 31st International Council on Social Welfare's (ICSW)

    16 - 19 August 2004

    The ILO and Commissioner Nayyar were present. The ICSWs Global Programme 2005-2008 includes action on the follow up to the Report in section 4.

  8. 92nd Session International Labour Conference

    1 - 17 June 2004

    The Director-General's report gave rise to a wide-ranging and high quality debate in the plenary of the International Labour Conference. Almost 300 speakers offered a multitude of ideas and reactions, and suggestions on how the ILO could take the recommendations of the WCSDG report forward.

  9. Follow-up conference on the Report of Social Dimension of Globalization, Lithuania

    13 - 14 May 2004

    The meeting gathered high-level representatives of workers, employers and governments from the Nordic and Baltic States, and was the first of a series of national and regional meetings to discuss the follow-up to the report of the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization.

  10. China Employment Forum

    28 - 30 April 2004

    The Forum had more than 500 high-ranking officials and specialists with strong international participation and discussions concentrated on decent work for all. Commissioner Lu Mai and the Director-General were present.

  11. Cross-Office discussion of the Social Dimension of Regional Integration

    6 February 2004

    The ILO's Policy Integration Department sponsored the discussion as part of the follow-up to the work of the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization.

2003

  1. Symposium on Decent Work in Agriculture

    15 - 18 September 2003

    As a means to raise awareness and to promote the ILO mandate in the context of the rapid globalization of agriculture throughout the world, the problems facing workers in agriculture need to be highlighted concerning social exclusion, poverty alleviation, fundamental rights, sustainable agriculture and sustainable development, food security and decent work in agriculture. Contains background documents and conclusions.

2001

  1. Third United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC III)

    14 - 20 May 2001

    Decent Work for Poverty Reduction. An Agenda for Development in the Least Developed Countries - ILO Issues Paper for the Interactive Thematic Session on Human Resources Development and Employment