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November 2015

  1. Cooperatives and the World of Work Research Conference

    10 - 11 November 2015, Antalya, Turkey

    Call for papers for the ICA-ILO International Research Conference

July 2015

  1. 4th Conference on Regulating for Decent Work: Developing and Implementing Policies for a Better Future at Work (RDW), 8-10 July 2015

    8 - 10 July 2015, Geneva

    The 4th RDW Conference will investigate key dimensions of the future of work and will focus on four thematic issues: (I) Worker protection: wages, hours, and the employment relationship; (II) Income security in the era of widening inequality – labour income, social protection, and well-being; (III) Labour market regulation and development – political economy of policy reforms and their outcomes; and (IV) Reaching out to vulnerable workers: voice, actions, and the role of collective labour relations.

February 2015

  1. Meeting of Experts concerning Convention No. 185

    4 - 6 February 2015, ILO Geneva

December 2014

November 2014

  1. National programmes and systems of occupational safety and health

    24 November - 5 December 2014, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    The general objective of this course is to strengthen the capacity of planning, developing and governing the national efforts to improve occupational safety and health (OSH).

  2. Promoting Sustainable Development and Decent Work through SSTC in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

    19 November 2014, OAS, Washington DC

    ILO Solution Forum: Within the Global South-South Development (GSSD) Expo to be held in Washington DC from 17 to 21 November 2014, the ILO Solution Forum will focus on projects concerning sustainable development and decent work in a variety of contexts worldwide based on good practices in SSTC with a view to the post-2015 framework.

  3. Safety and Health in the Construction Sector- Overcoming the Challenges

    7 - 7 November 2014, Webinar ILO - UN Global Compact

    A one hour webinar with ILO experts dealing with occupational safety health and the construction sector to discuss the challenges of protecting workers. The webinar aims to provide practical guidance to enterprises wishing to make health and safety an integral part of their business model.

October 2014

  1. Business as unusual: Making workplaces inclusive of people with disabilities

    31 October 2014, 11:30 - ILO Headquarters - Geneva, Switzerland

    Representatives from the private and public sectors and civil society will share experiences and ideas that can turn what at first may seem unusual into a natural component of a business strategy: the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workforce.

  2. 322nd session of the ILO Governing Body

    30 October - 13 November 2014, OIT - Genève

  3. Breaking the vicious circle of disability and extreme poverty

    17 October 2014, ILO

    Observed on 17 October each year, the day aims to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide. People with disabilities who make up some 1 billion of the world’s population are at greater risk of poverty due to discrimination and barriers to participation in all spheres of society that can help them escape poverty and break down prejudices. Inclusion in all development activities is critical to breaking the cycle of poverty and disability.

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