May 2015

  1. National Consultation Seminar on assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in Ghana (ECLM project)

    26 - 27 May 2015

    A National Consultation Seminar was held in Accra on May 26, 2015, and brought together more than 50 policymakers, government officials and experts to discuss on various aspects of the role of migrant labour in Ghana, in the context of the "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM) project. The agenda for this meeting can be downloaded below.

  2. Training of tripartite constituents by Research Department

    21 - 29 May 2015

  3. Labour Migration Academy (trilingual course)

    18 - 29 May 2015

    This global training activity on international labour migration reviews and analyses key issues, strategies, policies and tools for better governance of international labour migration, linking migration and development, and promoting the protection of rights of migrant workers and their families.. In addition to plenary sessions the academy offers the possibility to participants through elective courses to analyze as well in-depth key topics related to 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 tailor-made the reinforcement of their capacities according to their specific needs.

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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. Egyptian Policy Lab on Youth Employment

    30 April 2015

    The Policy Lab provided a platform for youth serving organizations, policy makers, academics, researchers, international organizations and the private sector to collaborate on strengthening evidence-based policies in the field of youth employment in Egypt.

  2. 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.