Events

June 2016

  1. Seminar on Coordinated Social Protection Experience Sharing & Way-Forward

    23 June 2016

    The main purpose of the seminar is to share social protection experiences from the ILO’s “Social Protection Floor Initiative” (SPFI) in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)-Pakistan, and to deliberate on the ways and means to carry-forward and extend social protection agenda at provincial and national level.

  2. Launch of the Code of Conduct on Ethical Recruitment for Overseas Employment

    22 June 2016

    Pakistan Overseas Employment Promoters Association (POEPA) will unveil their National Action Plan (NAP) on Ethical Recruitment and will sign the code of conduct to show their commitment and action to promote ethical recruitment practices in Pakistan. POEPA has developed their sectoral Code of Ethical Conduct and NAP with the technical and financial support from ILO under EU funded project “South Asia Labour Migration Governance”.

  3. Launch and presentation of the ILO Report: “What Works: Active Labour Market Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean”

    21 June 2016

    The ILO Research Department and the ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean launched the Synthesis Report and research project “What Works: Active Labour Market Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean” on 21 June 2016 in Lima (Peru). On the occasion of the launch, a seminar was also organized to present the findings of the report to policy makers, leading academics and international experts in the region. The forum offered an opportunity to discuss the role of active labour market programmes in addressing the current employment and social challenges in the region.

  4. Understanding the Gains from Wage Flexibility: the Exchange Rate Connection

    15 June 2016

    Presentation by Tommaso Monacelli, Bocconi University

  5. Launch of the Global Terminology Guidelines for the protection of children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse

    14 June 2016

    The Global Terminology Guidelines for the protection of children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse will be jointly launched by ECPAT International and the Interagency Working Group on Sexual Exploitation of Children at a side event during the 32nd Human Rights’ Council session.

  6. World of work summit 2016: Decent Jobs for Youth

    9 June 2016

    Framed within the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, this year’s International Labour Conference will hold a World of Work Summit on 9 June to inform on the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth and the ILO’s role with a view to scaling up action and impact, and shaping the future of work for youth.

  7. The Effect of State Taxes on the Geographical Location of Top Earners: Evidence from Star Scientists

    8 June 2016

    Presentation by Enrico Moretti (UC Berkeley)

  8. High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS in New York 8-10 June 2016

    8 - 10 June 2016

    UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 8 June 2016—A progressive, new and actionable Political Declaration on Ending AIDS has today been adopted by Member States at the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, taking place in New York, United States of America. The Political Declaration includes a set of specific, time-bound targets that must be reached by 2020 to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals.

  9. High-level panel discussion on the theme "End child labour in supply chains, it's everyone's business!"

    8 June 2016

May 2016

  1. 105th Session of the International Labour Conference

    30 May - 10 June 2016