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”.
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.
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".
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”.
22 October 2014
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) will launch a new project to promote social dialogue in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.