November 2015

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    Conference: 'Refugees’ integration in the EU labour markets'

    18 November 2015

    On 18 November, the International Labour Organization will host a Conference which addresses the opportunities and challenges related to the integration of refugees into the EU labour markets.

  2. Parliamentary Committee Hearing at the House of Commons, UK

    17 November 2015

    The objective of the meeting is to provide further evidence to the UK House of Commons International Development Committee inquiry into the Syrian refuge crisis.

  3. National Consultation Seminar on assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in Kyrgyzstan (ECLM project)

    17 November 2015

    A National Consultation Seminar was held in Bishkek on November 17, 2015, and brought together 35 policymakers, government officials and experts to discuss on various aspects of the role of migrant workers in Kyrgyzstan, in the context of the "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM) project. The agenda for this meeting can be downloaded below.

  4. Technical Workshop on What Works for Youth Employment

    16 November 2015

    Jobs and Skills for Youth

  5. 4th Annual United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights

    16 - 18 November 2015

    The ILO is participating in a series of sessions at the 2015 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights “Tracking progress and ensuring coherence” to be held from 16-18 November 2015 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

  6. Working together to promote human rights due diligence and protect workers’ rights during recruitment

    16 November 2015

  7. Gender Academy

    16 - 27 November 2015

    A global international event on gender, work and employment, gathering experts and successful practitioners

  8. Public Lecture on “The urbanization-construction-migration nexus” at ILO headquarters

    13 November 2015

    Dr Sunil Kumar of the London School of Economics and Political Science will present findings from research undertaken in 5 cities in South Asia – Kabul, Dhaka, Chennai, Kathmandu and Lahore. This research is an important contribution to the literature on urbanisation and migration, as well as to the practice and policy domains by: (i) linking the growing power of urban consumption and investment with (ii) the demand for rural migrant contract construction labour (transient migrants) via (iii) large-scale urban construction projects (residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructure).

  9. Co-operatives and the World of Work Research Conference

    9 - 10 November 2015

October 2015

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    Global Dialogue Forum on Employment Relationships in Telecommunications Services and in the Call Centre Industry

    27 - 28 October 2015

    The purpose of the Forum will be for tripartite constituents to discuss employment relationships in telecommunications services and in the call centre industry.