Meetings and Events

February 2014

  1. Lecture by Gilbert Houngbo on "Key Challenges for the Global Protection of Labour Rights"

    20 February 2014

    The ILO's Deputy Director-General Gilbert Houngbo will hold a high-level public lecture hosted by the University of Leuven.

  2. European Parliament hearing on sports and human rights in Qatar

    13 February 2014

    ILO Deputy Director-General will participate in a hearing on sports and human rights, held by the European Parliament Committee on Human Rights, focussing on the situation of migrant workers in Qatar.

December 2013

  1. “The role and impact of economic and social councils and similar institutions in the response to the global financial, economic and job crisis”

    3 - 4 December 2013

November 2013

  1. ILO panel "Skills for Bangladesh" at European Development Days

    27 November 2013

    The ILO organizes a panel on a joint ILO - EU skills project in Bangladesh at the European Development Days, the European Commission’s yearly forum on international affairs and development cooperation.

  2. Final conference on the ILO-EU project "Monitoring and Assessing Progress on Decent Work"

    18 - 19 November 2013

    Final conference on the ILO-EU project "Monitoring and Assessing Progress on Decent Work (MAP)", funded by the European Commission. The conference will focus on the main results of the project and validate the methodology developed in the project countries in the light of the post-2015 development agenda.

  3. ILO International Conference: "The social Dimensions of Free Trade Agreements"

    7 November 2013

    In cooperation with the French government, the ILO is organizing an international conference on "The Social Dimensions of Free Trade Agreements". At the conference, the ILO Institute for Labour Studies will launch a study providing a detailed analysis of how labour provisions are included in trade agreements and on which effects these provisions may produce in terms of labour laws or the conditions under which companies operate when engaged in international trade.

October 2013

  1. Training: "The labour dimensions of trafficking in children"

    28 October - 1 November 2013

    The International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO) is organizing its annual interregional course “The labour dimension of trafficking in children” that will run from 28 October to 1 November, 2013 in Turin.

  2. Training: "Fostering the social and professional reintegration of return migrants"

    28 October - 1 November 2013

    An ILO training course providing advanced knowledge with which to foster the contribution to development of return migrants, and offering ground-breaking information about their patterns of social and professional reintegration.

  3. Keynote message of ILO Director-General at EU Labour Law conference

    21 October 2013

    The European Commission is organising a conference on EU Labour Law in Brussels on 21 October 2013. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder will deliver a keynote message.

  4. UN Day in Brussels

    20 October 2013

    On Sunday 20 October 2013, from 11 am to 5 pm, the UN Brussels agencies celebrate the UN Day, commemorating the founding of the UN in 1945, at the Grand-Place of Brussels. Come and visit the UN information village with lots of activities, games, ... ILO-Brussels will participate in this day.