Courses

July 2021

  1. Guiding evidence-based policy making through research and data

    1 July 2021

    There is a growing consensus among decision and policy makers that bringing high-quality formal data and research into the decision-making process is essential to have effective and efficient policies. Context-specific, accessible and timely data and research area key element of the policy making process. Using robust data and research can provide many insights to guide policymakers, with benefits such as smarter and effective policies. Nevertheless, understanding these tools and methods as well as optimizing them for policy usage present many challenges. Understanding the value of data and research, being aware of its availability, knowing how to get access and critically appraising it before use are primordial skills in this process. The main focus of this training is to build the understanding of the research process and the resultant nuances in generating evidence for participants, as well as equipping them with the knowledge of the fundamental statistics used in developing labor market policies. This training is targeted tripartite officials representing the trade unions and workers, employers representatives as well as government officials from various ministries who are involved in influencing policy such research officers, analysts, advisors, policy makers, statistical officers, among others. These individuals play a crucial role in providing information, analysis and recommendations to guide policymaking and advocacy strategies and support informed debate.

June 2021

  1. Investment facilitation, sustainable development and building back better

    7 June - 2 July 2021

    This four-weeks course provides practical guidance to investment promotion agencies and other institutions with a mandate in investment promotion and facilitation to enhance the development impacts of FDI flowing into their countries, particularly as regards the creation of more and better jobs and to address the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The course is run jointly by World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

May 2021

  1. E-learning Course on Skills for a Greener Future

    31 May - 9 July 2021

    This course strengthens the capacity of participants to understand the role of skills development policies in advancing the sustainable transition to a greener future and formulate and implement strategies that contribute to improving the employability of women and men in emerging green industries.

  2. Curso a distancia sobre seguridad y salud en el trabajo (course in Spanish)

    24 May - 12 November 2021

    El curso está dirigido a formadores y asesores en SST pertenecientes a organizaciones gubernamentales, de empleadores y de trabajadores que participan en la promoción de la SST en las empresas. El programa también puede ser de interés para otras personas de organismos profesionales o industriales, instituciones de formación involucradas en temas de SST y, sobre todo, gerentes, supervisores y personal técnico a cargo de la SST en las empresas.

April 2021

  1. Training of Trainers on Improving Safety and Health in Small and Micro Enterprises

    19 April - 25 June 2021

    The course is intended forTrainers and technical advisers from government institutions responsible for supporting SMEs in the areas of OSH and working conditions; representatives of workers' and employers' organizations involved in supporting their members in improving OSH and working conditions; representatives of non-governmental organizations actively supporting SMEs in OSH and working conditions; staff of technical cooperation projects supporting SMEs; consultants, university teachers and researchers working in the fields of OSH and working conditions.

February 2021

  1. Distance-learning Course on Occupational Safety and Health (English)

    8 February - 23 July 2021

    The course is intended for OSH trainers and advisers belonging to governmental, employers' and workers' organizations involved promoting OSH within enterprises. It may also be of interest to members of professional/ industrial bodies and training institutions involved in OSH issues, and, above all, managers, supervisors and technical staff responsible for OSH within enterprises.

October 2020

  1. Labour standards in Global Supply Chains - How to meet them to become more competitive and sustainable

    15 October 2020 - 31 May 2024

    The course helps SMEs to explore the content of international labour standards and codes of conduct for suppliers, discover ways to improve their adherence to international principles and compliance with national legislation and corporate codes, and understand that respecting workers' rights and improving working conditions can be part of a competitive business strategy.

  2. Working Time- Improving health, safety and productivity though working time schedules

    15 October 2020 - 31 May 2024

    Violations of overtime laws have been identified as a major issue in many factories that participate in global supply chains. Excessive working time, is also associated with increased injuries, stress and fatigue that leads to errors in work and lower productivity. The ILO has developed an on-line training module that explains the issues and offers practical solutions to addressing excessive working time in the workplace.

September 2020

  1. Master in Occupational Safety and Health

    7 September 2020 - 31 August 2021

    The proposed programme combines the advantages of the academic experience and the international training experience in OSH of the organizing partners. An international approach has been applied to the contents, the methodology development and the composition of the training team. This programme involves participants from both developing and developed countries, who will have an opportunity to share their different experiences. Furthermore, it also offers a range of learning situations in which participants can enhance their analytical and problem solving skills. The course has been specifically designed for hygienists, physicians, chemists, engineers, inspectors, practitioners and officers with a university degree but without previous specialization in OSH, who are working, or wish to work, as OSH specialists.