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April 2014

  1. 28 April - World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2014, Global campaign

    “Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work“ is the theme for the 2014 World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Marking the day, an ILO report shows that while chemicals can be useful, necessary steps should be taken to prevent and control potential risks for workers, workplaces, communities and the environment.

  2. Workshop on the Fair Recruitment Initiative

    23 - 24 April 2014, ILO International Training Centre Turin, Italy

    This workshop aims at reviewing and discussing recent evidence on the nexus between recruitment, labour migration and human trafficking. The overall framework and objectives of the “Fair Recruitment Initiative” will also be discussed, including benchmarks for Fair Recruitment based on International Standards and the development of policy guidance. The meeting is held under the auspices of the Taskforce on Migration and Decent Work of the Global Migration Group (GMG), which is chaired by the ILO in 2014.

  3. Extraordinary Retreat of ILO Directors in Africa

    14 - 16 April 2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    ILO directors in the Africa Region met in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia from 14 - 16 April, 2014 to discuss the work progress in the Region, as well as activities related to Ouaga+10.

  4. Seminar on The Macroeconomics of Income Inequality: A Global Perspective

    11 April 2014, George Washington University, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

    The seminar would explore the macroeconomic implications of rising income inequality, the potential trade-off between redistributive policies and growth, and policy measures that are most likely to deliver redistribution with the least harm to growth.

  5. Global Dialogue Forum on Challenges to Collective Bargaining in the Public Service

    2 - 3 April 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

    Tripartite participants will discuss how the economic and financial crisis has impacted collective bargaining in the public service and other challenges to the development of good labour relations.

March 2014

  1. International Labour Standards for judges and lawyers

    31 March - 4 April 2014, Nyamata, Rwanda

    The ILO is sensitizing judges, lawyers and legal educators on the use of international labour standards in Rwanda

  2. Occupational safety and health management

    31 March - 11 April 2014, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    The general objective of the course is to strengthen the capacity for the implementation and development of occupational safety and health (OSH) management practices in enterprises.

  3. Youth guarantee: A response to the youth employment crisis?

    24 March 2014, Italian Parliament, Rome,Italy

  4. High-Level Panel on Decent Work in Fragile States

    20 March 2014, ILO headquarters, Geneva

    "If you want peace, cultivate social justice." This was the topic of discussion at a high-level panel event held at ILO headquarters following a discussion by the ILO Governing Body on its technical cooperation programme in fragile States.

  5. Trafficking in human beings: a severe form of violence against women and girls and a flagrant violation of human rights

    10 March 2014, Conference Room 1 (CB), UN Headquarters, New York

    The side event will present the added value of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings in the framework of international standards and the monitoring mechanism set-up to ensure compliance with the Conventions' provisions.

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