October 2016

  1. Transformation and diversity of enterprises: What are the consequences for work and employment in the world

    21 October 2016

    The conference will discuss the future of work, issues of enterprises in its diversity, recent and future developments and implications for the world of work.

  2. Decent Work for Domestic Workers (DW4DW)

    21 October 2016

    ITC-ILO’s Decent Work for Domestic Workers training programme is a response to a global call for action and will promote an inter-regional dialogue among the different actors involved in the promotion of decent work for domestic workers and enhance their institutional capacities to ensure an adequate protection of domestic workers. The course will be offered in English and Spanish.

  3. ILO Sustainable Development and Decent Work Solution Forum, 1 November 2016

    19 October 2016 - 1 October 2017

    During this year's GSSD Forum, hosted by the Government of the United Arab Emirates, and based on an assessment of past staff needs, the ILO will hold a South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) Solution Forum on The Future of Work and South-South and Triangular Cooperation, devoted to ILO staff and partners. The objectives include ensuring ILO staff and constituents can access tools and methodologies that will enable them to implement new South-South and triangular cooperation projects. ILO staff and constituents will be able to follow up on their learning experience of SSTC by exchanging experience and deepening knowledge through an ‘SSTC virtual meeting point’ ( and by tailor-made coaching and training sessions. The ILO is organising its Future of Work dialogues around four Centenary Conversations: 1) Work and Society; 2) Decent Jobs for All; 3) The organization of work and production; 4) The Governance of Work. Participants are invited to concentrate on two of the dialogues. The event will also feature last year's Nobel Peace Prize winners, the "Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet", in a session entitled "Good Practice in Social Dialogue and Algerian SSTC cooperation". This will address social dialogue and social protection.

  4. Forum on Tackling child labour in supply chains

    17 - 18 October 2016

    The Child Labour Platform, a business-led forum for exchange and action to tackle child labour in supply chains, will hold a meeting on 17-18 October, in Geneva.

  5. Does innovation contribute to employment growth? Firm-level evidence from EU countries

    13 October 2016

    Iulia Siedschlag - Trinity College Dublin, Chair: Markus Pilgrim - Enterprises

  6. Global Meeting on the future of work and what it means for people with disabilities

    12 October 2016

    The ILO Global Business and Disability Network is to host the 2016 Global Meeting with a special panel to discuss the challenges and opportunities emerging types of jobs and new work structures will bring to people with disabilities. During the 2016 Global Meeting, new company members will sign the Business Charter on Disability, joining forces with current Network members in transforming workplaces worldwide into inclusive spaces for people with disabilities.

  7. Second meeting of the Standards Review Mechanism Tripartite Working Group (SRM TWG)

    10 - 14 October 2016

  8. The Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks on Inequality

    5 October 2016

    Presenter: Davide Furceri, IMF

  9. The Future of Work in the Transition to Inclusive Green Economies

    3 - 4 October 2016

    This event will inaugurate the second global PAGE Academy on the Green Economy, to be held in Turin, from 3 to 14 October 2016.

  10. Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Violence against Women and Men in the World of Work

    3 - 6 October 2016

    The Governing Body of the ILO, at its 325th Session (November 2015), decided “to place a standard-setting item on ‘Violence against women and men in the world of work’ on the agenda of the 107th Session (June 2018) of the Conference” and “to convene a tripartite meeting of experts to provide guidance on which basis the Governing Body will consider, at its 328th Session (November 2016), the preparations for the first discussion of possible instruments by the Conference” (ILO, 2015a, para. 33(a) and (b)). The Meeting of Experts has been convened for 3–6 October 2016. Please note that this Meeting is by invitation only and not open to the public.