April 2015

  1. Global Dialogue Forum on Employment Relationships in Retail Commerce: Their impact on Decent Work and Competitiveness

    22 - 23 April 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

    The tripartite participants will discuss how the diversification of employment relationships in retail commerce.

  2. Distance learning course on occupational safety and health

    13 April - 24 September 2015, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    The general objective of this course is to develop the knowledge and the understanding for managing the occupational safety and health (OSH). The course has an estimated duration of 550 hours of study and it has been designed for engineers, physicians, chemists, inspectors and other civil servants, or simply OSH practitioners interested in increasing their knowledge and competence on occupational safety and health.

March 2015

  1. Green jobs for sustainable development: concepts and practices

    30 March - 22 May 2015, Distance

    The course provides an interactive e-learning opportunity on green jobs concepts and definitions, through a review of tools, selected literature and ongoing practices, featuring the world of work's contribution to sustainable development.

February 2015

  1. Commission for Social Development (53rd session)

    6 February 2015, United Nations, New York -10:00am – 1:00 pm

    Panel discussion on ‘Emerging issues’: “Contributions of Social Development to the Transition from Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals”

  2. Meeting of Experts concerning Convention No. 185

    4 - 6 February 2015, ILO Geneva

January 2015

  1. © WEF / R. Steinegger 2015

    Panel on the Diversity Dividend

    24 January 2015, Davos, Switzerland - 15:30

    This panel, organized the BBC will discuss how organizations can embrace diversity to drive innovation and sharpen their competitive edge? Follow the event live online at 15.30 (GMT+1)

  2. Panel discussion on Employment: Mind the Gap?

    23 January 2015, Davos, Switzerland - 12:30

    Remuneration for top jobs continues to increase while mechanization and offshoring have eroded middle-wage jobs. Inequality in capital and income are on the rise and the trend shows no signs of abating. With 42 million people striving to join the workforce every year, is this trend reversible? Speakers: Guy Ryder, Bernadette Ségol, Hélène Rey, Jonas Prising, Andrew Mcafee, Stefan Löfven

  3. © Philippe Huguen / AFP 2015

    New modes of production at the global level: Opportunities and challenges for the world of work

    20 January 2015, 9am-6pm, Collège de France, Paris

December 2014

  1. Lullaby to sing to sleep a child who never rests, by Pilar Jurado

    17 December 2014, Teatro de la Zarzuela, Madrid, Spain

    At Madrid’s la Zarzuela Theatre, Pilar Jurado, ILO Special Contributor, will perform her new song for the eradication of child labour "Lullaby to sing to sleep a child who never rests".

  2. A Farewell Dialogue

    15 December 2014, Room IX (R2-South)

    A farewell talk given by Duncan Campbell and Philippe Egger, who are both retiring at the end of 2014; they will share their decades (60 years combined between them) of experience at the ILO.

    Followed by a reception in front of the ILO library (R2-South)