20 September 2012
The Belgian Association for Labour Law is organizing a study day on the EU’s economic governance, its effects on labor law and social dialogue and its impact on the European social model. The ILO-Brussels will participate as a speaker.
6 - 7 September 2012
The European Commission organized on 6 and 7 September 2012 a major employment policy conference in Brussels. The ILO Director General elect called for an "immediate and urgent change of policy in the EU"
3 September - 7 July 2012
The ILO’s International Training Centre is launching a new course on gender equality for development effectiveness from 3 until 7 September in Turin.
10 July 2012
The ILO launches on 10 July 2012 its new estimate of forced labour in the EU-27. The ILO estimate covers thousands of cases of forced labour and human trafficking reported over the period 2002-2011.
26 June 2012
IDAY, a network of European and African civil society organizations committed to improving basic education in Africa, is organizing on 26 June 2012 a debate on domestic workers and education. Starting point is the documentary "The invisible workers". Various participants, including the ILO-Brussels Office, will take the floor. The Ambassador of Uruguay in Belgium will conclude the debate in his capacity as representative of the first country ratifying the Domestic Workers Convention. The debate takes place in the context of the first anniversary of this Convention.
21 - 22 June 2012
As a response to the crisis, most European governments put in place policies aimed at reducing their budgetary deficit, thereby carrying out a number of public sector reforms. The conference "Adjustments in the public sector: scope, effects and policy Issues", organized by the ILO in cooperation with the European Commission, aims to identify the nature, the scope and the effects of these public sector adjustments. The conference will be attended by government, trade union and employer representatives and experts of 30 European countries.
8 May 2012
The International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS) and the ILO jointly organize a conference on the “Social Protection Floor for an Inclusive and Fair Globalization” in Geneva on 8-9 May 2012 with the participation of ILO Director-General Juan Somavia.
7 - 9 May 2012
The ILO-Brussels, with the European Commission (EC), the rotating Council presidency and the Danish employers’ confederation, participated at the ITUC Trade Union Development Cooperation Network on 8 May 2012 in Helsingor, Denmark. The meeting reflected on better integrating social dialogue in EU development cooperation policies and programmes.
23 April 2012
The Government of Flanders and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have a long standing cooperation, that has developed into a full-fledged partnership over the years. Within the framework of this cooperation, the Government of Flanders, the ILO and Social and Economic Council of Flanders (SERV) organise a conference on how to make a just transition: a transition that delivers greater social inclusion and quality employment opportunities for all. This conference builds on the knowledge obtained at the Flemish stakeholder forum Rio+20 on 3 October 2011.
16 - 20 April 2012
Organized by the ILO International Training Centre in Turin.