Events and meetings

May 2013

  1. Improving working conditions in small and medium enterprises

    9 - 10 May 2013

    International experts, researchers and field practitioners are meeting at the ILO to discuss how investing in working conditions, safety and health and training can turn into increased competitiveness and performance and result in a win win scenario for small and medium enterprises in developing and transition economies.

April 2013

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2013

    28 April 2013

    The World Day for Safety and Health at Work in 2013 focuses on the prevention of occupational diseases.

March 2013

  1. The Impact of Domestic Violence in the Workplace

    6 March 2013

    An ILO event co-sponsored with the Australian Mission to the UN

November 2012

  1. Lunch-time conference: "Safety and Health at Work: hopes and challenges"

    28 November 2012

    Lunchtime conference organized by the European Commission's External cooperation Information portal, presenting the European Commission/ ILO joint project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda", implemented in five pilot countries: Honduras, Malawi, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Zambia.

September 2012

  1. The 6th China International Forum on Work Safety and Occupational Safety and Health Exhibition

    18 - 19 September 2012

    The forum represents a primary information platform about China’s policy development trade in safety and health. The exhibition is an opportunity to link businesses with China’s market and provides a venue for understanding China’s safety technologies and products demand.

April 2012

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work in 2012: Promoting safety and health in a green economy

    28 April 2012

    The 2012 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the promotion of occupational safety and health (OSH) in a green economy. There is a shift in the world to a greener and more sustainable economy. However, even if certain jobs are considered to be “green”, the technologies used may protect the environment but not be safe at all.

  2. Video-conference on the World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    27 April 2012

    The innovative teleconference between Ukraine and Russia was carried out in the rank of other promotional activities devoted to the occasion in the two countries. The event made it possible to further raise awareness in the occupational safety and health (OSH) field of tripartite partners and enterprises, as well as get them acquainted with the modern trends in harmonization of national OSH legislation with the ILO and European Union (EU) OSH standards.

  3. Commemorating the World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Interactive Talkshow on OSH and SMEs in Indonesia

    25 April 2012

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Indonesia have become a significant support to the sustainable development of the economy and important channel to adsorb surplus labour forces. However, the SMEs are still facing many challenges. One of them is how to raise productivity while improving occupational safety and health and working conditions.

March 2012

  1. 30th International Congress on Occupational Health

    18 - 23 March 2012

    The 30th Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) will bring together occupational health researchers and practitioners from all over the world to share and learn from each other the most current advances in the field of occupational health. The theme of the congress is "Occupational health for all: From research to practice" and is based on the belief that all workers require health protection to prevent any occupational disease or injury as part of their human and labor rights.

October 2011

  1. ILO International Safety Conference 2011 in cooperation with ISSA

    20 - 21 October 2011

    The conference will focus on the application of international tools on occupational safety and health (OSH) strategic approach at national and enterprise levels. Good practice in construction and health sectors, which face high and emerging risks to occupational accidents and diseases, will be highlighted. Under the theme "Promoting a preventative safety and health culture: International instruments, national strategies and good practices", the conference will offer an excellent forum to share the experience of different stakeholders and learn how to put it in practice at each level.