News and events

April 2012

  1. Event

    Sub-Regional meeting supporting teachers infected and affected by HIV in West and Central Africa

    24 - 26 April 2012

    The meeting aims at generating ideas to strengthen teachers’ roles in contributing to HIV prevention efforts and ensuring that teachers living with HIV can be supported through effective policies and HIV prevention, treatment and care programmes, protecting them from HIV-related stigma and discrimination. The meeting will address specific challenges faced by teachers living with and affected by HIV and AIDS in West and Central Africa. The meeting will be organized jointly by ILO, UNESCO, the World Bank, UNAIDS, WHO, Ministries of Education, Education International (EI), and Partnership for Child Development (PCD).

December 2011

  1. Event

    International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA 2011)

    4 - 8 December 2011

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is organizing and participating in a series of events to highlight the importance of reducing stigma and discrimination in the workplace at ICASA, which opens on Sunday 4 December, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme “Own, Scale-up and Sustain”.

  2. Event

    Zimbabwean sculpture exhibition for World AIDS Day 30th anniversary in ILO Colonnades

    1 - 16 December 2011

    ILO/AIDS has organized an exhibition of Shona Art which is taking place from 1 until 16 December on ILO premises in Geneva.

  3. Event

    World AIDS Day 2011

    1 December 2011

    The theme of World AIDS Day this year is "Getting to Zero" referring to the “Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination. Zero AIDS Related Deaths” objectives of the UNAIDS strategy for 2011-2015. The ILO has developed six posters to highlight the contribution of the workplace to "Getting to Zero".

November 2011

  1. Event

    Webinar on HIV and AIDS in the workplace: how companies can make the difference in prevention and treatment of HIV and AIDS

    28 November 2011

    Monday 28 November 2011 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office

  2. Event

    2011 Caribbean HIV Conference: "Strengthening Evidence To Achieve Sustainable Action"

    18 - 21 November 2011

August 2011

  1. Event

    10th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP): "Diverse Voices, United Actions"

    26 - 30 August 2011

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) co-organized a series of events as part of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) at the 10th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) under the theme “Diverse Voices, United Action”.

July 2011

  1. Event

    National Stakeholder Workshop on Protecting Indonesian Migrant Workers and Their Families against Gender Based Violence and HIV/AIDS Vulnerabilities

    19 July 2011

    Migrant workers, particularly women migrant workers, are disproportionately at risk of becoming infected by HIV. This is evident through the increased number of HIV cases recorded among migrant workers. The Association of Hospital and Medical Center for Indonesian Manpower, HIPTEK, reported 174 HIV cases among 162.000 prospective migrant workers tested at 10 big health test centres in 2010. The NGO Caring of Migrant Workers reported handling 50 HIV cases among deported migrant workers in 2010.

June 2011

  1. Event

    2011 High Level Meeting on AIDS

    8 - 10 June 2011

    From 8-10 June 2011 Member States will gather in New York, USA, for the UN General assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS. The UNAIDS / IOM / UNHCR / ILO Side Event on Migration and HIV will be held on Friday, 10 June 2011, 1:15 - 2:30 pm, NLB Conference Room 1.

  2. Event

    ILC 2011 - Give effect to Recommendation No. 200 and partner with Global Fund

    2 June 2011

    Delegates were invited by the Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work (ILO/AIDS) to this event to know more about the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM), and how to use Global Fund financing mechanisms at country level, to implement workplace HIV and TB policies and programmes, and strengthen public private partnerships in line with ILO Recommendation No. 200, with the participation of Dr Akram Ali Eltom, Director of Partnerships at the Global Fund.