Events

April 2019

  1. ILO invites you to a 24-hour Global Tour to celebrate its Centenary

    11 April 2019

    From the time the first event begins until the last one ends, the Centenary global online tour will showcase the ILO over 24 hours, across four continents.

February 2019

  1. Sectoral Meeting on the Recruitment and Retention of Seafarers and the Promotion of Opportunities for Women Seafarers

    25 February - 1 March 2019

January 2019

  1. The ILO Centenary year will officially open on 22 January, 2019

    22 January - 31 December 2019

    The report of the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work will be launched officially on 22 January, 2019.

  2. PAGE Ministerial Conference 2019: Advancing Inclusive and Sustainable Economies

    10 - 11 January 2019

    Being hosted by the Department of Environmental Affairs, South Africa, the Third PAGE Ministerial Conference will take place at the International Convention Centre in Cape Town from 10 to 11 January 2019, and highlight and celebrate drivers of innovation and entrepreneurship through inclusivity in advancing green industries for a better and more sustainable future for all.

December 2018

  1. Global Dialogue Forum on Challenges for Decent and Productive Work arising from Digitalization in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries

    10 - 12 December 2018

    The Forum will discuss the opportunities and challenges for decent and productive work arising from digitalization and other new technologies in the chemicals and pharmaceutical industries, with the aim of adopting points of consensus, including recommendations for future action by the International Labour Organization and its Members.

  2. Global Supply Chains, employment and production systems

    4 December 2018

November 2018

  1. Labour Law in a Warming World

    22 November 2018

    The seminar will discuss regulatory dimensions of the labour and environmental sustainability nexus, and will explore possibilities for developing a more ecologically-attuned labour regulations.

  2. Eliminating child and forced labour in the cotton, textile and garment value chains

    20 November 2018

    On 20 November, a workshop will bring together key stakeholders to discuss possible approaches to eliminate child and forced labour in the cotton industry.

  3. Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs

    14 - 16 November 2018

    The ILO Governing Body at its 331st Session agreed to convene in November 2018 a three-day “Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs”, with the objective to review, amend and adopt draft definitions on recruitment fees and related costs developed by the Office based on a global comparative study and thorough analysis by the Office of definitions of recruitment fees and costs; and recommend ways to disseminate and use the adopted definition at the international and national levels by constituents.
    Please note that this Meeting is by invitation only and not open to the public.

  4. Trade and labour standards

    13 November 2018

    Presenters: Professor Daniel Damasio Borges (UNESP, Brazil / IEA de Nantes, France) Discussant : Karen Curtis (ILO, Normes)