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July 2014

  1. ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference 2014, 3-4 July 2014, Manila, Philippines

    3 - 4 July 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

    It is the succeeding event to three previous conferences that tackled and provided recommendations on national and ASEAN-level issues which included developing new methods and tools for improving labour inspection effectiveness, strengthening enforcement of national safety and health laws, and concerns surrounding labour migration, child labour, and the agricultural sector.

  2. Civil Society Forum on ILO Domestic Workers' Convention, 2011 (No.189) 1-2 July 2014, Manila, Philippines

    1 - 2 July 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

    The increasing participation of national workers in the formal sectors of the economy generates the necessity to hire foreign workers to perform domestic chores.

June 2014

  1. Investing in quality jobs for young people

    18 June 2014, 10:15 - ILO Headquarters - Geneva, Switzerland

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon took part in an interactive dialogue on youth employment during his visit to ILO headquarters in Geneva. The session focused on the importance of investing in quality jobs for youth, particularly those living in developing countries.

  2. Labour Migration Academy and Academia sobre las migraciones laborales (bilingual course)

    16 June - 28 November 2014, International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization, Turin, Italy

    This interregional training activity on international labour migration reviews and analyses key issues, strategies, policies and tools for managing international labour migration. In addition to general sessions around three main themes, protection, development and governance, the academy offers the possibility to participants to analyze in-depth key issues of labour migration. The academy will therefore give a broad overview of the different challenges and opportunities related to international labour migration, but it will also give the opportunity to participants to specialize themselves in a specific thematic. Throughout the two-week course, the sharing of international experiences will be highlighted.

  3. Obstacles to justice for migrant domestic workers in Lebanon unveiled at report launch

    13 June 2014, Beirut - Lebanon

    The ILO and local NGO Caritas share findings of a landmark report on the legal, procedural and institutional challenges facing migrant domestic workers seeking justice in Lebanon.

  4. World Day Against Child Labour 2014

    12 June 2014, Worldwide

  5. IPEC International Steering Committee Meeting

    10 June 2014, Tuesday, 10 June, 13:00-15:00, Room XVII, Palais des Nations

    Meeting of the International Steering Committee of the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (ILO-IPEC)

  6. 1,000 musicians perform for World Day Against Child Labour

    9 June - 31 July 2014, Worldwide, May to July 2014

    The Music against Child Labour Initiative is gathering pace. Some 1000 musicians, professional and amateur, adults and children, in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, are dedicating concerts on and around World Day Against Child Labour 2014.

  7. World of Work Summit

    9 June 2014, Geneva (Switzerland) - Assembly Hall - Palais des Nations

    High-level tripartite panel held as a plenary session of this year’s International Labour Conference (ILC) (28 May - 12 June 2014). The theme of the panel is based upon the ILO World of Work report launched on 26 May 2014 and also entitled “Developing with Jobs”. The debate will contribute to identify key policy approaches to achieving development with jobs and to draw lessons from successful country experiences in this respect.

  8. Multinational Enterprises, Development and Decent Work: the ILO’s MNE Declaration

    6 June 2014, Friday 6 June, 13:15-14:30, Room XXIII, Palais des Nations

    An information session is organized on the new follow-up mechanism to the MNE Declaration adopted by the Governing Body, the new tool “Business and Decent Work: An introduction to the MNE Declaration” and country experiences in promoting the MNE Declaration. Deputy Director-General for Policy, Sandra Polaski, will open the event followed by a tripartite panel discussion

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