August 2016

  1. Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and Combating Climate Change: Indigenous Peoples as Change Agents through Decent Work

    8 August 2016

    ILO experts to discuss how to support indigenous peoples in their critical role as agents of change in both achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and combating climate change.

  2. An exposure visit of delegates from Pakistan to Nepal to Study Migrant Resource Centre Operations and Regulations

    7 - 11 August 2016

    Since the concept of Migrant Resource Centre is new to Pakistan, a delegation of six MRC staff from Lahore and Islamabad will participate in an exposure visit to Nepal to understand and learn in depth the day to day operations of MRC, outreach work of MRC, establishment and expansion of MRC and its services and management models of MRC with the support from ILO/EU funded project “South Asia Labour Migration Governance”.

  3. Two Days Training Workshop on "Way-Forward for Coordinated Social Protection System: One Window Operation"

    4 - 5 August 2016

    A Two Days Training Workshop on "Way-Forward for Coordinated Social Protection System: One Window Operation" has been scheduled for Social Partners (Employers' Federation, Workers' Federation, and Government-Labor Department), National, Provincial and District level Social Protection Agencies/Departments/Line Departments/UN/ and Technical Cooperation Agencies (public and private). The training will be facilitated by Ms. Valérie Schmitt (Chief, Social Policy, Governance and Standards Branch, ILO HQ in Geneva) and Mr. Thibault Van Langenhove (Social Protection Policy Officer, ILO HQ in Geneva). Main objectives of the training are, to build capacities around the concept of One Window Operation (OWO) in Pakistan, Agee on the different options on the broad design of the OWO mechanism, define and analyze the allied roles and responsibilities. The training workshop will also consider to identify main activities for pilot implementation of the OWO in Pakistan.

  4. Launch of the Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) in the Philippines

    3 August 2016

    The ILO Country Office for the Philippines presented the objectives and expected results of the FAIR project to ILO constituents and key national partners.

July 2016

  1. Panel discussion on Partnerships to End Forced Labour in Supply Chains

    19 July 2016

  2. The 2016 High-level segment of ECOSOC: : "Implementing the post-2015 development agenda: moving from commitments to results"

    18 - 22 July 2016

    The 2016 High-level segment of ECOSOC will be chaired by Ambassador Oh Joon, President of ECOSOC. It represents the culmination of ECOSOC’s 2016 cycle, and addresses the Council’s overall annual theme, “Implementing the post-2015 development agenda: moving from commitments to results”.

  3. 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.

  4. Webinar: Outcomes of the 105th Session of the ILC

    13 July 2016

    A 1.5 hour webinar in which members of the DWT of the ILO Office for the Caribbean will share the main objectives of each of the Reports and the Outcomes produced by the respective Committees.

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

    12 July 2016

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

  6. 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.