Events

July 2016

  1. Tripartite Technical Meeting on the Access of Refugees and other Forcibly Displaced Persons to the Labour Market

    5 - 7 July 2016

    The Governing Body at its 326th Session agreed to convene a “Tripartite technical meeting on the access of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons to the labour market” with the objective to provide practical guidance on the application of policy measures to facilitate refugee and displaced persons access to the labour market in a manner that yields positive gains for concerned populations, as well as host working populations.

    Please note that this Meeting is by invitation only and not open to the public.

  2. Closing Ceremony of the One UN Project “Livelihood Restoration, Protection and Sustainable Empowerment of Vulnerable Peasant Communities in Sindh Province”

    1 July 2016

    The United Nations in Pakistan has been working together to build the resilience of the most vulnerable communities in the underserved areas of rural Sindh. Accordingly, the International Labour Organization (ILO), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UN-Women have jointly implemented a One UN Project “Livelihood Restoration, Protection and Sustainable Empowerment of Vulnerable Peasant Communities in Sindh Province”. United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) funded the project, whereas the Planning and Development Department, Government of Sindh has steered it. The project, after completing three and half years, is ending on 30th June 2016, with results in improving the lives of 11,800 families in targeted Districts of Mirpurkhas and Dadu in the Sindh Province of Pakistan. The Project is organizing a closeout ceremony to showcase the achievements made under it.

June 2016

  1. Web seminar on building supply chains free of child labour

    30 June 2016

    On June 30 will take place the webcast of the 5th Web Seminar "Prosperity without sacrifices: building supply chains free of child labour", organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) as part of the commemorative activities for the World Day Against Child Labour, which in its 2016 edition has as its central theme the elimination of child labour in supply chains

  2. Can graduation approach propel people out of extreme poverty? Evidence from Bangladesh and Elsewhere

    29 June 2016

    Presentation by Lauren Whitehead, BRAC USA

  3. Two day Workshop on finalizing the implementation modalities for home based workers Policy/law in Sindh

    29 - 30 June 2016

    Home Net Pakistan in collaboration with International Labour Organization and Department of Labour and Human Resource Development (LHRD) Sindh is holding a tri-partite plus consultation to finalize the implementation modalities for HBWs policy and law. The need for this consultation comes from the delay in approval of the policy/ law for want of such modalities.Home Net Pakistan in collaboration with International Labour Organization and Department of Labour and Human Resource Development (LHRD) Sindh is holding a tri-partite plus consultation to finalize the implementation modalities for HBWs policy and law. The need for this consultation comes from the delay in approval of the policy/ law for want of such modalities.

  4. Design and Implementation of Public Employment Programmes and their link with Social Protection

    27 - 29 June 2016

  5. Decent work for domestic workers (DW4DW)

    27 June - 1 July 2016

  6. Seminar on Coordinated Social Protection Experience Sharing & Way-Forward

    23 June 2016

    The main purpose of the seminar is to share social protection experiences from the ILO’s “Social Protection Floor Initiative” (SPFI) in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)-Pakistan, and to deliberate on the ways and means to carry-forward and extend social protection agenda at provincial and national level.

  7. Launch of the Code of Conduct on Ethical Recruitment for Overseas Employment

    22 June 2016

    Pakistan Overseas Employment Promoters Association (POEPA) will unveil their National Action Plan (NAP) on Ethical Recruitment and will sign the code of conduct to show their commitment and action to promote ethical recruitment practices in Pakistan. POEPA has developed their sectoral Code of Ethical Conduct and NAP with the technical and financial support from ILO under EU funded project “South Asia Labour Migration Governance”.

  8. Launch and presentation of the ILO Report: “What Works: Active Labour Market Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean”

    21 June 2016

    The ILO Research Department and the ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean will launch the Synthesis Report and research project “What Works: Active Labour Market Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean” on 21 June 2016 in Lima (Peru). On the occasion of the launch, a seminar will be organized to present the findings of the report to policy makers, leading academics and international experts in the region. The forum will offer an opportunity to discuss the role of active labour market programmes in addressing the current employment and social challenges in the region.