February 2015

  1. Panel on Labor Rights and Human Trafficking

    19 February 2015

  2. Human exploitation: ending human trafficking and forced labour

    19 February 2015

    On the occasion of the World Day of Social Justice, the ILO held a panel discussion on the modern forms of forced labour, human trafficking, the vulnerability of workers to exploitation and the impact on national and global social and economic development.

  3. Labour Migration Governance for Development and Integration in Africa

    18 February 2015

    The African Union Commission (AU), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organisation on Migration (IOM) and the United Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) will hold an information session on the newly adopted Joint Labour Migration Program for Africa.

  4. Productivity puzzles in Europe

    16 February 2015

    Since 2008, labour productivity in Europe experiences strong breaks. Most EU countries -including the top three economies- are facing flat or declining productivity. The employment performance in countries such as Germany and the UK are remarkable. By contrast, Spain long marked by a lack of productivity gains witnessed a spectacular revival in the apparent productivity.

  5. Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Non-Standard Forms of Employment

    16 - 19 February 2015

    This meeting will bring together experts from around the world to gain a better understanding of the incidence and trends of non-standard forms of employment across different countries of the world, the reasons for its use, its effects on the labour market, firms and workers, including workers’ ability to realize their fundamental rights. The meeting will also discuss national regulations with respect to non-standard forms of employment and different regulatory responses. The ultimate objective is to provide guidance to ILO activities on this topic. Please note that this Meeting is by invitation only and not open to the public.

  6. Commission for Social Development (53rd session)

    6 February 2015

    Panel discussion on ‘Emerging issues’: “Contributions of Social Development to the Transition from Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals”

  7. Meeting of Experts concerning Convention N°185 on Seafarers' Identity Documents

    4 - 6 February 2015

  8. "Transforming economies - Making industrial policy work for growth, jobs and development"

    3 February 2015

    A high level ILO/UNCTAD panel including the Assistant Director General for Policy, Mr José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, UNCTAD Director of the Globalisation and Development Strategies Division, Mr Richard Kozul and ILO Senior Economist, Ms Irmgard Nübler, will present the main findings of the book "Transforming economies - Making industrial policy work for growth, jobs and development".

  9. Asian Regional Trade Unions Training on Sustainable Development, Green Jobs and Decent Work

    2 - 6 February 2015

    Organized by ITC –ACTRAV supported by GJ-ITC with GJ-A/P (ILO ROAP/DWT-Bangkok), 2-6 February 2015 at Bangkok, Thailand

January 2015

  1. Workshop on Greening the Economy: Its Impact on Growth, Employment and CO2 Emissions: A Green DySAM Analysis

    28 January 2015

    The Green Jobs-A/P, EMPINVEST and Co-Jakarta intends to conduct a workshop to promote a wider dissemination of the analytical work carried out on Green Jobs by the ILO, on 28 Janurary 2015 at Jakarta, Indonesia.