Events

June 2015

  1. Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: the approach of the MNE Declaration

    15 - 19 June 2015

    This five-day course will look at how governments, enterprises and the social partners are encouraged to each put policies in place and engage with each other through dialogue to maximize the positive contribution of multinational enterprises to socio economic development and decent work. .

  2. Promoting green jobs policies: employment potential and skill needs in a greener economy

    15 - 19 June 2015

    This course tackles challenges and opportunities in the promotion of green jobs, by providing participants with the needed knowledge and tools to assess potentialities, device appropriate policies, discuss investments and technology options, implement strategies, monitor and evaluate progress towards a greener economy. Special attention will be given to the assessment of employment potential and the analysis of skill needs, through sectoral, cross-sector and country analysis in view of informing national policy initiatives. Target audience: representatives from Ministries of Labour/Employment and social partners, as well as government officials from other line Ministries (e.g. Environment, Planning, Finance, etc.), national and international development agencies, civil society organisations and academia.

  3. Open Online Course on Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy

    1 June - 31 July 2015

    Global Labour University launches free Massive Open Online Course on Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy

May 2015

  1. Labour Migration Academy (trilingual course)

    18 - 29 May 2015

    This global training activity on international labour migration reviews and analyses key issues, strategies, policies and tools for better governance of international labour migration, linking migration and development, and promoting the protection of rights of migrant workers and their families.. In addition to plenary sessions the academy offers the possibility to participants through elective courses to analyze as well in-depth key topics related to labour migration. The academy will therefore give a broad overview of the different challenges and opportunities related to international labour migration, but it will also give the opportunity to participants to tailor-made the reinforcement of their capacities according to their specific needs.

  2. How can companies uphold freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining? - From principle to action

    6 May 2015

    This one hour webinar will look at what companies can do to improve the climate of labour-management relations, especially in countries without an adequate institutional and legal framework for recognizing trade unions and for collective bargaining. It will address challenges companies may face in their workplaces and in their communities of operations to realize freedom of association.

  3. Realizing a Fair Migration Agenda: Labour Flows between Asia and Arab States, Asia Tripartite Meeting

    6 - 7 May 2015

    Tripartite partners meet to develop origin-country inputs to an action plan for fair migration in Asia to Arab States labour flows.

April 2015

  1. Reflecting Global Change: Women in Business and Management

    28 April 2015

    An international conference organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and hosted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) on 28th April 2015 in London.

  2. Conference on social protection in the post-2015 UN Agenda

    27 April 2015

    In the context of the importance given by Belgium to social protection in the post-2015 UN negotiations, the Belgian Federal Public Service Social Security will organise on the 27th of April 2015, in cooperation with the International Labour Organization, a conference on the theme "Social Protection in the Post-2015 Agenda". We invite you to Save the date in your agenda.

  3. Expert workshop "Measuring Modern Slavery"

    27 - 28 April 2015

    The key objectives of these two days of consultation are to take stock of the current state of knowledge of tools and methodologies; to analyse the current limitations and challenges faced; to discuss the need for a unique operational definition of forced labour and for criteria for identifying modern slavery situations; and to identify partnerships and opportunities for further collaboration.

  4. Green jobs for sustainable development: concepts and practices

    27 April - 26 June 2015

    The overall objective of this interactive e-learning course is to improve the understanding of green jobs key concepts and definitions as part of the contribution of the world of work to sustainable development, through a review of tools, selected literature and on-going practices. Special attention is given to the approaches of the ILO Green Jobs Programme across specific economic sectors and at country level. Target audience: representatives from Governments, Employers’ Organizations, Trade Unions, national and international development agencies, civil society organisations and development practitioners.