From commitment to reality: Building forward a world of work free from violence and harassment

Global Action Week to promote the ratification of the Convention No. 190 on violence and harassment

As the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment is coming into force, the ILO is organizing a Global Action Week to launch a global ratification campaign of the international standard against violence and Harassment at work.

Monday 21 June

High-level dialogue to mark the entering into force of Convention No. 190 - From commitment to reality: Building forward a world of work free from violence and harassment
(11:00 – 12:30 Geneva time)
Key tripartite leaders of the world of work will discuss challenges and initiatives and elicit a call for a renewed commitment and ambitious actions to accelerating progress to prevent, address and end violence and harassment in the world of work for all. See program

Tuesday 22 June

Launch of a France-ILO International Research Network on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work in West Africa
(13:00 - 15:00 Dakar time)
On-line round table presenting a joint technical cooperation project to create an international research and knowledge network on violence and harassment in West Africa.

Thursday 24 June

Highlights and lessons learned from the world of work on eliminating gender-based violence and promoting the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention
(14:00-15:30 Bangkok time)
ILO experts, workers', employers' and governments' representatives from various regions will discuss world of work contributions to the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls.

Evidence to action: Building a world of work free from violence and harassment

(13:30-14:30 Geneva time)
Online discussion on how evidence and data play a critical role in understanding violence and harassment in the world of work and influencing transformative action.

Friday 25 June

National Dialogue on the Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work in Nepal
(10:00 – 12:00 Kathmandu time)
Key tripartite leaders of the world of work will discuss challenges and initiatives and elicit a call for a renewed commitment and ambitious actions to accelerating progress to prevent, address and end violence and harassment in the world of work for all.

Tuesday 29 June

Ambassadorial dialogue on Ending Violence and Harassment in the World of Work
(08:00 – 10:30 New York time)
Discussion on global and country experiences including on the process of ratification and envisage further actions at the UN.