28 April 2014, Global campaign
“Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work“ is the theme for the 2014 World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Marking the day, an ILO report shows that while chemicals can be useful, necessary steps should be taken to prevent and control potential risks for workers, workplaces, communities and the environment.
23 - 24 April 2014, ILO International Training Centre Turin, Italy
This workshop aims at reviewing and discussing recent evidence on the nexus between recruitment, labour migration and human trafficking. The overall framework and objectives of the “Fair Recruitment Initiative” will also be discussed, including benchmarks for Fair Recruitment based on International Standards and the development of policy guidance. The meeting is held under the auspices of the Taskforce on Migration and Decent Work of the Global Migration Group (GMG), which is chaired by the ILO in 2014.
14 - 16 April 2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
ILO directors in the Africa Region met in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia from 14 - 16 April, 2014 to discuss the work progress in the Region, as well as activities related to Ouaga+10.
11 April 2014, George Washington University, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
The seminar would explore the macroeconomic implications of rising income inequality, the potential trade-off between redistributive policies and growth, and policy measures that are most likely to deliver redistribution with the least harm to growth.
2 - 3 April 2014, Geneva, Switzerland
Tripartite participants will discuss how the economic and financial crisis has impacted collective bargaining in the public service and other challenges to the development of good labour relations.
31 March - 4 April 2014, Nyamata, Rwanda
The ILO is sensitizing judges, lawyers and legal educators on the use of international labour standards in Rwanda
31 March - 11 April 2014, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy
The general objective of the course is to strengthen the capacity for the implementation and development of occupational safety and health (OSH) management practices in enterprises.
24 March 2014, Italian Parliament, Rome,Italy
20 March 2014, ILO headquarters, Geneva
"If you want peace, cultivate social justice." This was the topic of discussion at a high-level panel event held at ILO headquarters following a discussion by the ILO Governing Body on its technical cooperation programme in fragile States.
10 March 2014, Conference Room 1 (CB), UN Headquarters, New York
The side event will present the added value of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings in the framework of international standards and the monitoring mechanism set-up to ensure compliance with the Conventions' provisions.