Events and meetings

Events and meetings

  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. COVID-19 in the Arab States: The Trade Union’s Role in Protecting Workers in their Workplaces

    24 June 2020

    The global Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has devastated the world of work, causing huge costs on economies, labour markets, and societies across the Arab Region and worldwide. ILO ACTRAV through this webinar aims at assisting trade union leaders in the Arab Region to enhance their role in protecting workers in workplaces as a priority to respond to the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Moreover, to promote, and explain the related ILO tools, and guides that can help them in their effort to achieve a better future for all workers.

  4. High Level Panel (HLP) on Labour Migration in Nigeria: Impacts of COVID-19 on the Rights of Migrant Workers in Nigeria

    23 June 2020

    The HLP will contribute to the overall stakeholder engagement in relevant aspects of labour migration governance in Nigeria. See agenda below.

  5. SPSF leaps ahead to launch the SADC Labour Laws Guide

    18 June 2020

    Online tool

  6. Virtual Meeting on Labour and OSH Inspection and COVID-19 in SADC Member States

    18 June 2020

    Occupational Safety and Health

  7. Commemoration of World Day Against Child Labour 2020 in Nigeria

    18 June 2020

    The Government of Nigeria – in collaboration with the International Labour Organization, Nigerian Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, National Employers’ Consultative Association, other partners and stakeholders will commemorate the World Day Against Child Labour 2020 virtually to critically highlight the need to improve measures of protection available to Nigerian children against the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. World Day for Safety and Health at Work Commemoration AFRICA WEBINAR

    28 April 2020

    ILO and AUDA-NEPAD will be hosting a 2-hour virtual OSH day commemoration 28th April from 13h00 – 15h00 (CAT). ILO recently revised the World Day for Safety and Health at Work theme from “Violence and Harassment in the World of Work” to “Stop the Pandemic: Safety and Health at Work can Save Lives”, to resonate with the current COVID-19 situation. ILO and AUDA-NEPAD will be hosting a commemoration webinar for Africa under the sub-theme “Saluting Healthcare Workers in the fight against COVID-19” to honour the healthcare workers and their contribution to combating COVID-19.

  9. National Capacity Building Workshop on Labour Statistics highlighting the 20th ICLS on Labour Migration Statistics

    18 - 20 February 2020

    The workshop aims to strengthen capacity on labour market and migration statistics for formulation/implementation policies, projects and programmes to promote decent work for all.

  10. Closing Ceremony

    6 December 2019