News and events

May 2011

  1. Event

    HIV and AIDS course at ILO International Training Centre

    16 - 27 May 2011

    A two-week capacity-building course on HIV/AIDS and the world of work, offered by the ILO Training Centre in Turin (Italy), with a prevention and social protection perspective. The course aims to strengthen the capacity of planners and social actors to develop and implement workplace policies and programmes on HIV and AIDS that build on and benefit from the decent work approach, covering rights, prevention, employment issues, social protection aspects and social dialogue.

  2. Event

    The new SOLVE course: Addressing psychosocial factors through health promotion in the workplace

    16 - 20 May 2011

    The overall objectives of this course is to develop knowledge and skills that will lead to the integration of the psychosocial and health promotion issues into a comprehensive enterprise policy and establish a framework for preventative action.

March 2011

  1. Event

    Employers' Organizations and Effective HIV/AIDS Workplace Management - Building a worldwide network of EO specialists

    28 March - 1 April 2011

    The course aims at strengthening the capacity of EOs’ specialists on HIV/AIDS. It includes training on the global policy, legal and financial frameworks to combat HIV/AIDS in the world of work and an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of current EO HIV and AIDS policies and services. It proposes a step-by-step approach to the development of advisory services on how to design, develop and put in place effective workplace policies on HIV/AIDS.

December 2010

  1. Event

    World AIDS Day 2010

    1 December 2010

September 2010

  1. Event

    HIV and AIDS course at ILO International Training Centre (13-24 Sept. 2010)

    13 - 24 September 2010

    A two-week capacity-building course on HIV/AIDS and the world of work, offered by the ILO Training Centre in Turin (Italy), with a prevention and social protection perspective. The course aims to strengthen the capacity of planners and social actors to develop and implement workplace policies and programmes on HIV and AIDS that build on and benefit from the decent work approach, covering rights, prevention, employment issues, social protection aspects and social dialogue.

July 2010

  1. Event

    ILO to launch implementation phase of new international labour standard at XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010)

    18 - 23 July 2010

    The ILO will open a series of events under the theme “Preventing HIV, Protecting human rights at work” at the AIDS 2010 Conference to mark the launch of the new Recommendation. With its constituents, the ILO will focus on developing strong partnerships with the international community of donors, stakeholders implementing HIV policies and programmes and people living with HIV to reduce stigma and discrimination for all workers living with HIV or believed to be HIV positive, and give a new impetus to prevention efforts.

  2. Event

    Workplace Partners Forum - A pre-conference event organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO)

    17 July 2010

    The ILO would like to use the excellent opportunity presented by the Vienna AIDS Conference to organize a Workplace Partners Forum by way of a pre-conference event with ILO constituents, HIV/workplace implementers, UNAIDS co-sponsors, donors and PLHIV on 17 July 2010 from 8:30-17:00.

June 2010

  1. Event

    New International Labour Standard on HIV and AIDS

    17 June 2010

    In June 2010, a Recommendation on HIV/AIDS and the world of work was adopted by the International Labour Organization. The Recommendation covers “all workers under all forms or arrangements, and at all workplaces”. It notes that “women and girls are at greater risk and are more vulnerable to HIV infection and are disproportionately affected by the HIV pandemic compared to men as a result of gender inequality, and that women’s empowerment is therefore a key factor in the global response to HIV and AIDS”.

August 2009

  1. HIV/AIDS

    9th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific

    9 - 13 August 2009

    Under the theme, "Empowering People, Strengthening Networks" the 9th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP), will bring together people from throughout Asia and the Pacific to share knowledge, skills, ideas, and research findings related to HIV and AIDS. During the congress, the ILO is to address workers' vulnerabilities to HIV in Asia and the Pacific including sessions on the impact of the global economic crisis on migration and HIV, skills-building sessions on communications, advocacy and stopping discrimination in the workplace. At the same time, the ILO will also examine how a new [draft] ILO human rights instrument will help address the challenge of HIV/AIDS in the region.

April 2009

  1. Event

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2009

    28 April 2009

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work is an international campaign to promote safe, healthy, and decent work.