Meetings and Events

January 2013

  1. European Commission conference "Exploiting the employment potential of personal and household services"

    31 January 2013

    In April 2012, the European Commission opened a public consultation on exploiting the employment potential of the personal and household services. This conference will examine the main outcomes of the consultation. The ILO-Brussels office will chair the panel on working conditions and standards.

  2. Stakeholders meeting "Promoting the integration of migrant domestic workers in Europe: the case of Belgium"

    30 January 2013

    A National Stakeholders meeting "Promoting the Integration of Migrant Domestic workers in Europe: the case of Belgium" is organized in Brussels by the Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies (CeMIS) of the University of Antwerp. This is one of the partners of the ILO-coordinated and EU-funded research project "Promoting Integration of Migrant Domestic workers in Europe".

December 2012

  1. Conference “The European – Arab International Cooperation: a common agenda for the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”

    14 December 2012

    On 14 December, the ILO Office participated in a conference on European-Arab cooperation on disabilities. Participating in the panel on the post 2015 development framework, the ILO Office underlined the longstanding ILO commitment towards workers and jobseekers with disabilities based on specific ILO standards and actions.

  2. ILO-Luxembourg conference on "Green Jobs. Opportunities and challenges for green and decent jobs"

    13 December 2012

    The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the ILO are organizing a conference on green jobs and its opportunities in Luxembourg on 13 December 2012.

  3. 10th high-level meeting between the ILO and the European Commission

    4 - 5 December 2012

    For the 10th time in a row, and in the presence of the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, the ILO Office and the European Commission (EC) held their annual high-level meeting defining the focus of their cooperation for the next year. The ILO Office and the EC reaffirmed their mutual partnership and defined fields and areas of common action in 2013.

  4. Interregional conference: "Improving social protection and promoting employment. Experiences and lessons learned from an ILO-EU project in Burkina Faso, Honduras and Cambodia"

    3 - 4 December 2012

    A conference will be organized to explore the experiences and lessons learned from the joint ILO/EU project "Improving social protection and promoting employment", implemented between 2009 and 2012 in Burkina Faso, Cambodia and Honduras. This interregional conference will be jointly organized by the European Commission and the ILO.

November 2012

  1. Lunch-time conference: "Safety and Health at Work: hopes and challenges"

    28 November 2012

    Lunchtime conference organized by the European Commission's External cooperation Information portal, presenting the European Commission/ ILO joint project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda", implemented in five pilot countries: Honduras, Malawi, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Zambia.

  2. Global South-South Development Forum 2012

    19 - 23 November 2012

    The 2012 Global South-South Development Expo in Vienna (Austria) placed the spotlight on Energy and Climate Change. The ILO Solution Forum on Energy, Climate Change and Decent Work (20 November) covered inclusive access to decent work, follow-up to Rio+20, green jobs, social protection and the promotion of workers’ rights in the field of renewable energy and climate change.

October 2012

  1. UN Day Brussels

    21 October 2012

    Come and celebrate the UN Day on the Brussels Grand Place, on 21 October 2012.

  2. Working towards a green economy after Rio+20

    2 October 2012

    The ILO and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will organize a joint event in the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the future of green jobs in the context of the Rio+20 outcomes.