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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12 June 2014, Worldwide
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)
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.
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.
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