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July 2014

  1. Understanding the Impact of Travel Restrictions on Universal Access from the Perspectives of Migrant Sending and Receiving Countries – A Dialogue

    23 - 23 July 2014, Melbourne, Australia

    Global Village Debate at AIDS 2014 (Melbourne) on Wednesday 23 July, 11:00 - 12:30 at the Clarendom Auditorium.

  2. Using the Law to Defend Human Rights in the HIV Epidemic: Courts in Action

    21 - 21 July 2014, Melbourne, Australia

    Workshop at AIDS 2014 (Melbourne) on Monday 21 July, 14:30 - 17:30. Through interactive dialogue and practical, hands-on exercises, this workshop will familiarize judges, legal advocates, HIV and human rights activists and community leaders with a range of HIV-related human rights, including labour rights and how to implement them.

  3. ILO's participation in the 20th International AIDS Conference

    20 - 24 July 2014, Melbourne, Australia

    The ILO is participating in AIDS2014, which is expected to gather over 10,000 delegates (including policy makers, programme implementers, practitioners, activists, scientists, journalists, people living with HIV) from nearly 200 countries on the theme: Stepping up the pace. The ILO and its partners will highlight the contribution of the world of work to the AIDS response through various events and activities held from 20 to 24 July in Melbourne, Australia.

  4. GFMD 2015: Fair Migration and the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

    9 July 2014, New York

    This GFMD side event will allow participants to discuss some of the practical ways in which the post-2015 development framework might incorporate migrants and migration that are needed to advance inclusive, equitable and sustainable development, and how the GFMD and GMG, working with the SRSG and other stakeholders such as social partners, migrant and diaspora associations and civil society generally, might contribute to and bolster this process.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

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