Events

July 2016

  1. Panel discussion on skills development to improve youth employment

    15 July 2016

    Joint event organized by the ILO, the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN, Permanent Mission of Portugal to the UN, Office of the Secretary-General Special Envoy for Youth, UNESCO.

  2. Workshop on Evidence from Randomized Control Trials in Youth Employment

    12 July 2016

    This workshop will share findings from recently completed impact evaluations of youth employment programmes, focusing on public works, skills development and entrepreneurship.

  3. ECOSOC High-level political forum on sustainable development: "Ensuring no one is left behind"

    11 - 20 July 2016

    The High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development is the United Nations central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015.

  4. © Lakshman Nadaraja/World Bank 2016

    Gender and Climate Change Financing - Why does it matter for Employment, Women's Empowerment and Social Equity Prospects?

    5 July 2016

    This event is organized within the framework of ILO's Green Centenary Initiative and Women at Work Centenary Initiative.

  5. Tripartite Technical Meeting on the Access of Refugees and other Forcibly Displaced Persons to the Labour Market

    5 - 7 July 2016

    The Governing Body at its 326th Session agreed to convene a “Tripartite technical meeting on the access of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons to the labour market” with the objective to provide practical guidance on the application of policy measures to facilitate refugee and displaced persons access to the labour market in a manner that yields positive gains for concerned populations, as well as host working populations.

    Please note that this Meeting is by invitation only and not open to the public.

  6. Closing Ceremony of the One UN Project “Livelihood Restoration, Protection and Sustainable Empowerment of Vulnerable Peasant Communities in Sindh Province”

    1 July 2016

    The United Nations in Pakistan has been working together to build the resilience of the most vulnerable communities in the underserved areas of rural Sindh. Accordingly, the International Labour Organization (ILO), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UN-Women have jointly implemented a One UN Project “Livelihood Restoration, Protection and Sustainable Empowerment of Vulnerable Peasant Communities in Sindh Province”. United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) funded the project, whereas the Planning and Development Department, Government of Sindh has steered it. The project, after completing three and half years, is ending on 30th June 2016, with results in improving the lives of 11,800 families in targeted Districts of Mirpurkhas and Dadu in the Sindh Province of Pakistan. The Project is organizing a closeout ceremony to showcase the achievements made under it.

June 2016

  1. Web seminar on building supply chains free of child labour

    30 June 2016

    On June 30 will take place the webcast of the 5th Web Seminar "Prosperity without sacrifices: building supply chains free of child labour", organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) as part of the commemorative activities for the World Day Against Child Labour, which in its 2016 edition has as its central theme the elimination of child labour in supply chains

  2. Can graduation approach propel people out of extreme poverty? Evidence from Bangladesh and Elsewhere

    29 June 2016

    Presentation by Lauren Whitehead, BRAC USA

  3. Two day Workshop on finalizing the implementation modalities for home based workers Policy/law in Sindh

    29 - 30 June 2016

    Home Net Pakistan in collaboration with International Labour Organization and Department of Labour and Human Resource Development (LHRD) Sindh is holding a tri-partite plus consultation to finalize the implementation modalities for HBWs policy and law. The need for this consultation comes from the delay in approval of the policy/ law for want of such modalities.Home Net Pakistan in collaboration with International Labour Organization and Department of Labour and Human Resource Development (LHRD) Sindh is holding a tri-partite plus consultation to finalize the implementation modalities for HBWs policy and law. The need for this consultation comes from the delay in approval of the policy/ law for want of such modalities.

  4. Design and Implementation of Public Employment Programmes and their link with Social Protection

    27 - 29 June 2016