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May 2014

  1. Meeting of Focal Specialists on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN; Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok, 26 May 2014

    26 May 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

    The ILO’s ASEAN TRIANGLE Project recently developed the International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) Database to gather statistical information on migrant workers in the ten ASEAN member states, including a range of previously unpublished sources.

  2. Global Dialogue Forum on Employment Relationships in the Media and Culture Sector

    14 - 15 May 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

    Tripartite constituents addressed employment relationships in the media and culture sector.

  3. SOLVE training of trainers: Integrating health promotion in occupational safety and health policies

    12 - 23 May 2014, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    The overall objective of this course is to develop knowledge and skills that will lead to the integration of the psychosocial and health promotion issues into a comprehensive enterprise policy and establish a framework for preventative action.

  4. Workers rights in a globalising world: The role of labour provisions in free trade agreements

    8 May 2014, Rotman School of Management, Room LL1065, University of Toronto, 95 St George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3E6

    In cooperation with the Canadian government, the Swiss government and the University of Toronto, the Research Department of the ILO is organizing an international conference ‘Workers rights in a globalising world: The role of labour provisions in free trade agreements’. The conference will take place on 8 May 2014 at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. The conference is being organized as part of a research project that analyses the effectiveness of labour provisions in unilateral, bilateral and regional trade and investment arrangements, focussing on the different approaches, coherence and the role of ILO. The conference will offer an international forum for discussing emerging issues with regard to the various approaches to labour provisions, their effectiveness as well as practical experiences and lessons learned.

  5. Course "Identifying and investigating cases of forced labour and trafficking"

    5 - 9 May 2014, ILO International Training Centre Turin, Italy

    The main objective of the course is to train participants to better identify and investigate cases of forced labour, including trafficking for labour exploitation. The course addresses the different stages of the process (inspecting workplaces, interviewing victims, gathering evidence), with a focus on the private sector (textile, agriculture, domestic work, etc.).

April 2014

  1. Lebanon private domestic worker recruitment agencies review code of conduct

    29 - 30 April 2014, Beirut, Lebanon

    The workshop will review the Code of Conduct adopted by Syndicate of Recruitment Agencies in Lebanon (SORAL) in 2013.

  2. Arab States research network on labour migration reconsiders recruitment practices

    29 - 30 April 2014, Istanbul, Turkey

    Leading practitioners and academics from the ILO’s Migration and Governance Network research network meet to discuss key issues related to labour migration and recruitment in the Arab region.

  3. One year after Rana Plaza, where are we and where do we want to go? Discussion on the ILO's role

    28 April 2014, Geneva

    On year after the Rana Plaza Building Collapse, the ILO Bureau for Workers' Activities will organise a panel discussion on 28th April, to pay tribute to the memory of the victims of this tragedy, which killed 1138 workers and injured over 2000 others.

  4. ILO migrant workers project in Jordan assesses future interventions upon completion

    27 April 2014, Jordan - Amman

    The ILO’s dedicated migrant worker project in Jordan meets with key stakeholders in the country to formulate future interventions during a project wrap-up and closing ceremony.

  5. South Asia Labour Conference 2014: Fostering regional cooperation for Decent Work

    24 - 26 April 2014, Lahore, Pakistan

    ILO Islamabad provided technical support to the Government of Punjab, Labour & Human Resource Department in organizing a 3-day ‘South Asia Labour Conference’. Purpose of the conference is to strengthen regional cooperation for promoting Decent Work in South Asia. The conference discussed seven thematic areas of common interest for South Asian countries. More than 300 delegates from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan participated in the conference.

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