May 2016

  1. The central role of Decent Work in addressing the Syrian Refugee Crisis: The ILO Experience

    23 May 2016

    As a side event to the World Humanitarian Summit 2016, the ILO organized a panel discussion to review good practices using decent work to strengthen the nexus between humanitarian assistance and development cooperation in situations of forced displacement.

  2. Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: the approach of the MNE Declaration

    23 - 27 May 2016

    This five-day course will look at how governments, enterprises and the social partners are encouraged to each put policies in place and engage with each other through dialogue to maximize the positive contribution of multinational enterprises to socio economic development and decent work.

  3. Women Deliver Conference - Technical and vocational education: What works for young women? - 19 May 2016

    19 May 2016

    The ILO is organizing a side event – Technical and vocational education: What works for young women? – at the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen on Thursday, 19 May 2016, to discuss how technical and vocational education can make a difference to young women’s lives in emerging and developing countries.

  4. Long-term unemployment in Spain.

    18 May 2016

    Presentation by Samuel Bentolila, CEMFI

  5. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Mental Health and Well-Being Discussion

    18 May 2016

    International rugby union referee Nigel Owens joins us at the ILO for a discussion on sexual orientation, gender identity, and mental health and well-being.

  6. ILO @ Women Deliver Conference, 17 May 2016

    17 May 2016

    The ILO is organizing a side event - Transforming over 88’000 lives: Empowering women in high HIV burden settings – at the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen to share an innovative economic empowerment programme implemented amongst hard-to-reach vulnerable populations in Africa. Women beneficiaries of the programme will also speak at the event and share their inspirational stories.

  7. Good practices and lessons learned on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia

    5 - 7 May 2016

  8. Making agriculture insurance work

    4 May 2016

  9. Workshop to prepare for a Sector Study in Ghana (ECLM project)

    3 - 7 May 2016

    A Workshop was held in Accra from May 3-7 in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The Workshop was organized in collaboration with the Centre for Migration Studies (University of Ghana), and discussed the implementation of a study of the mining and trade sectors. The agenda for the workshop can be downloaded below.

April 2016

  1. World Day on Safety and Health at Work 2016

    28 April 2016

    Mr Bussi, Director, ILO Country Office for Thailand, Cambodia and Lao PDR, addressed the National event on World Day on Safety and Health at Work 2016.