April 2016

  1. Launch of Migrant Resource Centre - Lahore

    28 April 2016

    Department of labour and Human Resource Punjab has established a first ever Migrant Resource Centre in Lahore. The centre will provide a range of services to intended migrant workers, migrant workers and their families, counselling, pre-departure orientation and referral to save migrant workers from exploitation and abuse in the migration cycle. The department has established this centre and planned an inauguration of the centre in November with the support of EU funded ILO project “South Asia Labour Migration Governance”.

  2. Training of trainers: financial education course for ASEAN migrants in Thailand

    25 April - 8 May 2016

    The ASEAN TRIANGLE Project recognizes that providing financial education for ASEAN migrants and assisting them in addressing family and cultural issues are valuable interventions that could enable them to achieve their goals for migration, and empower them through better-informed planning and decision making.

  3. © UNFCCC / Flickr 2016

    The Paris Agreement on climate change: Implications for the world of work

    22 April 2016

    This event is jointly organized with the Geneva Environment Network on the occasion of the celebration of Earth Day 2016 and the Paris Agreement signing ceremony

  4. ILO holds regional workshop on good practices in combating child labour

    18 - 19 April 2016

    Employer, worker, government and NGO representatives from the region gather to discuss good practices in tackling child labour.

  5. "Time for a supply-side boost?" - Romain Duval, IMF
    "Quelle réforme pour le code du travail en France?" - Jean-Denis Combrexelle, Conseil d’Etat

    15 April 2016

    Speakers: Romain Duval, IMF & Jean-Denis Combrexelle, Conseil d’Etat

  6. Pilot testing a fair recruitment model in the apparel industry

    11 April 2016

    The ILO’s FAIR project is currently implementing in collaboration with BWJ a pilot intervention model to eliminate deceptive and coercive recruitment practices in the apparel industry in Jordan and thus reduce the vulnerability of migrant workers to forced labour. The aim of this pilot intervention is to demonstrate that fair recruitment is possible and that it benefits both employers and workers. A one-day workshop will be organized on April 11th, 2016 in Amman to present the objectives and expected results of this pilot programme.

  7. Research department seminar - Banking and the Macroeconomy: a micro-macro linkage

    8 April 2016

    Presentation by Swetlana Kreiser, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

  8. The impact of financialization on work and entreprises 

    6 April 2016

    The aim of this conference organized by the ILO in partnership with the Collège des Bernardins is to pursue a high-level discussion between experts, entreprises and social partners on the future of work with a focus on the role of the financialization of the economy on labour relations.

March 2016

  1. ILO launches report on challenges of child labour and youth employment in Arab States

    30 March 2016

    Report examines the twin challenges of child labour and youth employment in five Arab States and ways to address them.

  2. Event to mark World Water Day 2016 and launch the World Water Development Report

    22 March 2016

    The official World Water Day event for 2016 will be celebrated in Geneva at the ILO. It has been convened on behalf of UN-Water under the theme of “Water and Jobs” and will see the launch of the UN World Water Development Report on the issue.