Meetings and Events

March 2012

  1. ILO Consultation in Brussels: "Decent Work for Youth – the EU Dimension"

    16 March 2012

    On 16 March 2012, the ILO and the EESC co-organised a Consultation in Brussels, titled Decent Work for Youth – the EU Dimension. This event took place in the run-up to the ILO's 2012 International Labour Conference (ILC), where a discussion on Youth Employment will be held. The ILO is organizing 45 national and regional ILO consultations on youth employment around the world in March 2012. The results of the Brussels Consultation will be used as an input for the June 2012 International Labour Conference, and for the ILO Youth Employment forum taking place on 23-25 May 2012.

  2. OSE Lunchtime Session: "Is the European Governance of the Crisis consistent with International Labour Standards?"

    15 March 2012

    With Rudi Delarue, Director, International Labour Office (ILO). Discussant: Georges Dassis, President of the Worker's Group of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

February 2012

  1. EUROMED Employment and Labour High Level Working Group

    14 February 2012

    The EUROMED Employment and Labour High Level Working Group took place on 14 February 2012 in Brussels. Dorothea Schmidt, Senior Expert on Employment Policy of the ILO Cairo Office, provided a detailed overview of the employment and decent work challenges in the region and identified priorities for action

October 2011

  1. United Nations Day in Brussels

    23 October 2011

    On the occasion of United Nations Day which commemorates the foundation of the organisation, the United Nations in Brussels organizes an information village at the Brussels Grand-Place and a reflexion meeting in the City Hall.

  2. Book presentation "Trade and Employment - From Myths to Facts"

    21 October 2011 - 31 January 2012

    Presentation of the book "Trade and Employment - From Myths to Facts", organized by the ILO and the European Commission (Directoraate-General Development & Cooperation EuropeAid)

  3. ILO High-Level Brainstorming Conference on economic, employment and social prospects in Europe

    3 - 4 October 2011

    The ILO High-Level Brainstorming Conference, jointly organized by the ILO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and the ILO International Institute for Labour Studies, will bring together fifteen prominent international experts as well as representatives of governments, members of the European Parliament, employers and workers to discuss and develop solutions through which the region can achieve social equality, job-centeredness and competivity.

July 2011

  1. Preventing and prosecuting trafficking for labour exploitation

    7 July 2011

    Conference organized by the European Commission DG Development & Cooperation and the ILO.

June 2011

  1. Informal Ministerial Meeting, 2011

    15 June 2011

    Informal Meeting of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs took place at the margin of the International Labour Conference (ILC). During this meeting – jointly organised by Hungary, holding the Presidency of the EU Council, and the ILO – the European Commission, Ministers of Belgium, Spain (as the members of the current Trio Presidency), Poland (as the forthcoming Presidency), Azerbaijan, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Ukraine and representatives of employer and worker organizations debated on the question how to secure decent work for young people in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus.

June 2009

  1. Informal Ministerial Meeting, 2009

    16 June 2009

    Opportunities and challenges for labour mobility in times of crisis and beyond - Informal Meeting of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs during the International Labour Conference

February 2009

  1. 8th European Regional Meeting

    9 - 13 February 2009

    The 8th European Regional Meeting (ERM) will provide the space for governments and worker and employer organisations, from across Europe and Central Asia, to come together and shape the ILO's future strategy in the European and Central Asian member countries of the ILO. There will also be a high level panel discussion with Prime Ministers from several European countries and representatives from worker and employer organisations.