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October 2014

  1. The employment injury schemes and the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases

    13 - 24 October 2014, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    The general objective of the course is to strengthen the capacity of employment injury institutions for the management of the occupational accidents and diseases and the promotion of the prevention approach on occupational safety and health (OSH).

  2. Bondage, rights and voice in the Indian Ocean world, 16th century to present

    9 - 11 October 2014, EHESS (Salle 8) 105, Boulevard Raspail 75006 Paris

    International workshop from the France-Quebec program, sponsored by ANR and FQRSC and coordinated by Alessandro Stanziani (CRH-EHESS) and Gwyn Campbell (McGill University). Scholars, activists, representatives of international organizations and NGOs will explore the relationship between historical and contemporary forms of servitude and human trafficking in the region and will interact to set a new research agenda and new policies orientations. Beate Andrees, head of the ILO Special action Programme to combat Forced Labour will give a presentation on “The Price of Having a Job. Labour Recruitment Practises in Global Markets”.

  3. Seminar on the Challenges of Job-Rich and Inclusive Growth - Concluding Session: Growth and Reform Challenges

    8 October 2014, George Washington University, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

    Drawing on the first three sessions, this concluding session brought together policy makers to discuss the important dilemmas and tradeoffs that countries grapple with as they seek to implement reforms to deliver job-rich and inclusive growth.

  4. IMF Seminar on Challenges of Job-Rich and Inclusive Growth

    8 October 2014, Washington DC - 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Local time (Live webcast)

  5. 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives

    6 - 9 October 2014, Quebec

    The International Summit of Cooperatives is a biennial gathering where leaders of cooperative and mutualist enterprises get together to discuss their concerns about the current and future business challenges they all share.

  6. “Why trade matters to everyone”

    1 - 3 October 2014, Geneva

  7. ACTRAV Symposium on the role of trade unions in the promotion of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Asia- Pacific region

    1 - 3 October 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia

    35 Union leaders from 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific will participate in the Symposium to place greater emphasis on Occupational Safety and Health and promote collective bargaining in the region.

September 2014

  1. ILO-OECD High-Level Roundtable on Responsible Supply Chains in the Textile and Garment Sector

    29 - 30 September 2014, OECD Conference Cetre, Paris, france

    This roundtable will provide a forum for dialogue on building responsible supply chains in the textile and garment sector that contribute to inclusive growth and sustainable development, in line with the recommendations of the ILO Tripartite Declaration of principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The roundtable will also identify challenges and possible areas for future collaborative action.

  2. What works on employment services for youth and why?

    25 - 26 September 2014, ILO Geneva, R2 room VII

    Area of critical importance Jobs and Skills for youth knowledge-sharing workshop

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