Events and meetings

April 2017

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work - Toolbox

    28 April 2017

    As part of the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work campaign, the ILO has compiled a list of reference materials to assist social partners and all relevant stakeholders in improving the collection and use of reliable occupational safety and health (OSH) data, in particular for the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases. These documents include guidance materials, such as codes of practice and guides; international labour standards; good practices at country level; strategy documents and reports; and databases.

April 2016

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2016 - Workplace Stress: a collective challenge

    28 April 2016

    This year, “Workplace Stress: a collective challenge” is the theme of the campaign of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The report will draw attention to current global trends on work-related stress and its impact.

January 2016

  1. Joint Conclusion Adopted at the Second Implementation Follow-up Meeting of Bangladesh Sustainability Compact

    28 January 2016

    The second follow-up meeting of Bangladesh Sustainability Compact took place in Dhaka on 28 January 2016. At the meeting the EU, US, Canada, Government of Bangladesh and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) reviewed progress achieved since October 2014 and discussed future prospects. The parties also welcomed Canada as a new partner to the Compact. A joint conclusion was adopted at the second meeting.

  2. Bangladesh Sustainability Compact: Second Implementation Follow-up Meeting

    28 January 2016

    The second follow-up meeting of Bangladesh Sustainability Compact will be hosted by the Government of Bangladesh. It will aim to take stock of the progress achieved since October 2014 and look into the future prospects. It will bring together all Compact partners and offer a session for interested stakeholders.

October 2015

  1. ILO/ISSA International Conference

    28 - 29 October 2015

    Challenges and solutions in a global economy – Global action for prevention

  2. © Belga Photo N. Maeterlinck 2018

    Tripartite Sectoral Meeting on Safety and Health in the Road Transport Sector

    12 - 16 October 2015

    Government, employer and worker representatives met at ILO headquarters in Geneva to discuss priority safety and health issues in both passenger and freight road transport.

June 2015

  1. Informal Ministerial Meeting, 2015

    10 June 2015

    Informal meeting of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs alongside the 104th International Labour Conference looks for ways to improve working conditions in small and micro enterprises.

May 2015

  1. 31st International Congress on Occupational Health

    31 May - 5 June 2015

    The 31st International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH Congress 2015) will be held under the motto "Global Harmony for Occupational Health: Bridge the world", which will be realized by active participation and cooperation of global occupational health professionals and leaders.

  2. Health and Well-being in Emergencies

    20 May 2015

    The event will include a testimonial from a Red Cross Red Crescent Health Volunteer about their experiences in the field, a high level panel discussion and a general discussion. The event will take place from 18:00 to 19:30 and English-French interpretation will be made available.

December 2014

  1. International Conference on Occupational Radiation Protection: Enhancing the Protection of Workers

    1 - 5 December 2014

    The conference aims to focus efforts in this area and to maximize the positive impact of future international work. It offers an opportunity to stakeholders involved in the implementation, management and/or development of occupational radiation protection policies to share and discuss experiences. The conference will be organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and co-sponsored by the ILO, in cooperation with several other international organizations.