Events

May 2015

  1. Working for All? New Ideas and Innovative Strategies to Enhance Economic and Social Benefits in Trade Agreements

    14 May 2015

    George Washington University, Washington, DC – Thursday, 14 May 2015 - 9 am to 5 pm

  2. Dialogue on Climate Change and Jobs: Shaping the COP21 Agenda of Solutions

    12 May 2015

    The objective of this dialogue, organised by the ILO in collaboration with the Geneva Environment Network Secretariat, is to provide a platform for sharing views and perspectives on ways in which the climate change and decent work agendas can be made mutually supportive, looking towards the COP21 in Paris.

  3. Pilar Jurado will dedicate her concert at the LaborArte Festival 2015 to the Music against Child Labour Initiative

    11 May 2015

    At the Centro Cultural Conde Duque, in Madrid, Pilar Jurado, ILO Special Contributor, will dedicate her concert at the LaborArte Festival 2015.

  4. How can companies uphold freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining? - From principle to action

    6 May 2015

    This one hour webinar will look at what companies can do to improve the climate of labour-management relations, especially in countries without an adequate institutional and legal framework for recognizing trade unions and for collective bargaining. It will address challenges companies may face in their workplaces and in their communities of operations to realize freedom of association.

  5. Realizing a Fair Migration Agenda: Labour Flows between Asia and Arab States, Asia Tripartite Meeting

    6 - 7 May 2015

    Tripartite partners meet to develop origin-country inputs to an action plan for fair migration in Asia to Arab States labour flows.

April 2015

  1. Reflecting Global Change: Women in Business and Management

    28 April 2015

    An international conference organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and hosted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) on 28th April 2015 in London.

  2. Conference on social protection in the post-2015 UN Agenda

    27 April 2015

    In the context of the importance given by Belgium to social protection in the post-2015 UN negotiations, the Belgian Federal Public Service Social Security will organise on the 27th of April 2015, in cooperation with the International Labour Organization, a conference on the theme "Social Protection in the Post-2015 Agenda". We invite you to Save the date in your agenda.

  3. Expert workshop "Measuring Modern Slavery"

    27 - 28 April 2015

    The key objectives of these two days of consultation are to take stock of the current state of knowledge of tools and methodologies; to analyse the current limitations and challenges faced; to discuss the need for a unique operational definition of forced labour and for criteria for identifying modern slavery situations; and to identify partnerships and opportunities for further collaboration.

  4. Green jobs for sustainable development: concepts and practices

    27 April - 26 June 2015

    The overall objective of this interactive e-learning course is to improve the understanding of green jobs key concepts and definitions as part of the contribution of the world of work to sustainable development, through a review of tools, selected literature and on-going practices. Special attention is given to the approaches of the ILO Green Jobs Programme across specific economic sectors and at country level. Target audience: representatives from Governments, Employers’ Organizations, Trade Unions, national and international development agencies, civil society organisations and development practitioners.

  5. Global Dialogue Forum on Employment Relationships in Retail Commerce: Their impact on Decent Work and Competitiveness

    22 - 23 April 2015

    The tripartite participants discussed how the diversification of employment relationships in retail commerce is impacting decent work and the competitiveness of the enterprises in the sector.