May 2017

  1. Labour Policy Forum on the Future of Work

    12 May 2017

    The ILO and the Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training (JILPT) co-organize a symposium on the future of work in Japan. The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, The Japan Association for Advancement of ILO Activities, Japanese Trade Union Confederation JTUC-RENGO and Japan Business Federation will attend the forum.

  2. Enhancing school-to-work transition: An examination of the experiences and good practices of the Brazilian Apprenticeship System - Guyana and Suriname

    11 - 16 May 2017

    The objectives of the Seminar are to share more in-depth information on the experiences and good practices of the Brazilian Apprenticeship System as well as identify opportunities for further South-South Cooperation and Technical Assistance to Caribbean States by the Government of Brazil, in the area of School-to-work transitions.

  3. ILO & COPAC join forces with stakeholders to improve statistics on cooperatives

    11 - 12 May 2017

    The COPAC Technical Working Group on Statistics on Cooperatives brought together over 20 producers and users of statistics on cooperatives from around the world to discuss a conceptual framework for measuring cooperatives. The Technical Working Group supports a multi-stakeholder initiative to improve the quality of statistics on cooperatives, including by working towards a harmonised conceptual framework, definition and methodology for generating comparable statistics on cooperatives.

  4. International Conference on Jobs and Skills Mismatch

    11 - 12 May 2017

    This conference aimed to deepen understanding of the labour market effects of various types of skill mismatch and how they can be best measured in different country contexts. It included ILO research and also presented the work of other partner international organizations.

  5. Taxes and gender gap in employment wages

    8 May 2017

    LSE Professor Rachel Ngai will present her recent paper on gender gaps, taxes, subsidies and working hours

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

    8 - 12 May 2017

    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.

April 2017

  1. Celebration of National Occupational Safety and Health Day 2017

    28 April 2017

    For the second year, Bangladesh celebrates National Occupational Safety and Health Day on 28 April 2017 organised by the Department of Inspections for Factories and Establishments

  2. World Day for Safety and Health at Work - Poster

    28 April 2017

    This poster is a low resolution version. It is adequate for quality A4 or A3 page printing. The posters may be reproduced in their entirety and without adaptation or alteration. The unaltered poster may also be inserted within a larger poster prepared by another organization with appropriate wording saying, for example, that it "joins", "supports", or "is committed to" the ILO campaign on the World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

  3. World Day for Safety and Health at Work - Toolbox

    28 April 2017

    As part of the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work campaign, the ILO has compiled a list of reference materials to assist social partners and all relevant stakeholders in improving the collection and use of reliable occupational safety and health (OSH) data, in particular for the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases. These documents include guidance materials, such as codes of practice and guides; international labour standards; good practices at country level; strategy documents and reports; and databases.

  4. The Effects of Spatially Targeted Enterprise Initiatives: Evidence from UK LEGI

    25 April 2017

    Presenter: Henry Overman, London School of Economics