Meetings and Events

April 2015

  1. Panel debate: Child Labour. An Update on the Achievements and Challenges.

    29 April 2015

    Child labour is defined in ILO conventions as “work that children should not be doing because they are too young to work, or – if they are old enough to work – because it is dangerous or otherwise unsuitable for them”.

  2. Conference on social protection in the post-2015 UN Agenda

    27 April 2015

    In the context of the importance given by Belgium to social protection in the post-2015 UN negotiations, the Belgian Federal Public Service Social Security will organise on the 27th of April 2015, in cooperation with the International Labour Organization, a conference on the theme "Social Protection in the Post-2015 Agenda". We invite you to Save the date in your agenda.

February 2015

  1. "Transforming economies - Making industrial policy work for growth, jobs and development"

    3 February 2015

    A high level ILO/UNCTAD panel including the Assistant Director General for Policy, Mr José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, UNCTAD Director of the Globalisation and Development Strategies Division, Mr Richard Kozul and ILO Senior Economist, Ms Irmgard Nübler, will present the main findings of the book "Transforming economies - Making industrial policy work for growth, jobs and development".

November 2014

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    Conference: “Insights into the migration of health professionals between the Philippines, India and Viet Nam to Europe”

    7 November 2014

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the European Union (EU) jointly organize a final conference on the project “Promoting Decent Work Across Borders: A Project for Migrant Health Professionals and Skilled Workers”.

October 2014

  1. Opening event of the European Union– funded project: “Promoting Social Dialogue”

    22 October 2014

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) will launch a new project to promote social dialogue in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

September 2014

  1. Cooperatives and Sustainable Development: Challenges for the Post-2015

    25 September 2014

    The Belgian organization "CoopBuro" organizes a lunchtime conference on cooperatives and sustainable development. Simel Esim, Head of the ILO Cooperatives Unit, will discuss the key roles cooperatives could play in the post-2015 global development agenda.

  2. Lunch Lecture "Growing Inequalities and Social Unrest in the World"

    25 September 2014

    The United Nations Association Flanders Belgium, the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies and the ILO kindly Invite you to a lunch lecture by Raymond Torres, Director of the Research Department of the ILO.

  3. ETUI-ETUC Conference "Europe at a Crossroads"

    24 - 26 September 2014

    The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) jointly organize the conference "Europe at a crossroads. Which way to quality jobs and prosperity?". Gilbert Houngbo, ILO Deputy Director-General, will deliver a keynote speech.

  4. High Level EU Conference on "Labour Economics after the Crisis"

    18 - 19 September 2014

    The European Commission will host a high-level conference in Brussels to discuss the state of play and the way forward in the area of labour economics. The ILO will participate in several panels.

August 2014

  1. XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014

    24 - 27 August 2014

    The World Congress for Safety and Health at Work offers a platform for the exchange of information and views to experts in occupational safety and health (OSH), representatives of enterprises and workers (the social partners), decision-makers in governments and public authorities, and anyone else active in the area of OSH.