Events and meetings

The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for India (DWT/CO-New Delhi) organizes and takes part in a number of events and meetings in the sub-region. Below is a list of upcoming and past events. Any queries should be sent to the office by email.


  1. Book Launch: "An ILO For All Seasons"

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises. 2020 will be remembered as the year the world of work was brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic. ​The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.

  2. Book launch: "Still Work to be Done"

    25 June 2020

    In this book, Luc Cortebeeck examines the future of work: how can we eliminate child labour and exploitation?How do we make governments ans multinationals respect all workers in supply chains? How will we work in the post-coronavirus world? These are some questions that Luc Cortebeeck tried to respond in this book which is a plea for effective international social regulations and a strong ILO as cornerstone for social progress.

  3. ILO Webinar on COVID-19: Stimulating the Economy and Employment​ in Asia and Pacific

    23 June 2020

    The lockdown measures have sparked an unprecedented economic crisis in most countries around the world. “Jobs-led” and “human centred” economic policies have become increasingly important and necessary in the COVID-19 crisis and recovery response. The ILO Policy Framework on COVID-19 Crisis based on International Labour Standards identified out four (4) pillars to fight the crisis and one of which is the pillar on “Stimulating the Economy and Employment”. This webinar, part of the ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0 will explore how economic and employment policies (in particular active labour market policies) can support workers and sectors in the Asia Pacific region to promote employment growth and more decent work on the road to recovery.

  4. Webinar on COVID-19 preventive measures in Natural Stone Mining Industry

    18 June 2020

    This webinar was organized to strengthen understanding of preventive measures among key actors – the government, employers and workers – in the natural stone industry on the backdrop of COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. Conversations on Working in Freedom-Linking evidence and gendering policies to prevent trafficking in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

    18 June 2020

    The discussion series will build on ongoing conversations between ‘Working in Freedom’ programme partners to highlight the lessons learned. They can be drawn upon to inform policy efforts as well as strategize effectively on the ground.

  6. Webinar on EU-India remittances corridor

    18 June 2020

    In an effort towards facilitation of dialogue to assist with cost-effective flow of remittances and their development effect, under the EU-India CDMM Project, the ICMPD (project implanting partner) organised a webinar on EU-India remittances corridor.

  7. World Day against Child Labour 2020

    12 June 2020

    An advocacy-cum-awareness campaign for child labour elimination was organised jointly by ILO Project ‘Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in Cotton Supply Chain Project’ and Government of Telangana on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour 2020.

  8. Webinar on COVID-19 Protect children from child labour, now more than ever

    12 June 2020

    ILO along with Ministry of Labour and Employment and VV Giri National Labour Institute worked organized a webinar on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour.

  9. Trade Union Virtual Meeting on Impact of COVID-19 Crisis on Informal Workers in Lower Tiers of Supply Chains (Garment and Metal), Domestic Work and Agriculture

    11 June 2020

    A trade union consultative virtual meeting was organized by ILO to look at a few key sectors, which have faced a severe dent due to the ongoing crisis such as Informal economy workers and Home-based workers in lower tiers of the global and domestic supply chains, Domestic workers and Agricultural workers (more specifically those working in cotton production, including migrants).

  10. Implications of the Covid-19 Crisis for Labour and Employment in India: Impact, Strategies and Perspectives

    8 - 9 June 2020

    The virtual conference organised by International Labour Organization (ILO), the Institute for Human Development (IHD), and the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) on 8-9 June, 2020.