Events and meetings

The ILO Country Office for Pakistan organizes and takes part in a wide range of meetings, conferences, workshops and training events. More information about the events listed below can be found by clicking on the relevant link.

2012

  1. Public Service Message Campaign on Safe work

    1 - 30 December 2012

    A Public Service Message Campaign on Safe work is going to be launched in December. The month long campaign includes messages that will be broadcasted in selected Radio and Print mediums focusing on their outreach in Sindh primarily for employers and factory owners. It is expected that many of these employer organizations who did not know how to get registered will now get registered with the Department of labour as a result of this campaign thus enabling workers to avail Social Security and other facilities. The Public Service Messages are easy to understand and also shown as pictorial illustrations to encourage owners of small and medium enterprises to register. The campaign also aims to increase awareness of workers on safe work and occupational safety and health.

  2. Labour Market Information-Punjab

    28 November - 21 December 2012

    Training of core staff, of Punjab Labour Market Information and resource centre (Punjab LMIRC unit) has been organized. The training will cover key labour market indicators (KILM), hands on with micro-data tapes of labour force survey and Computation of KILM & skill indicators computation, data interpretation, analyses and report writing. The number of participants is 15 for this 19 days training.

  3. Labour Market Information for Skills Needs - Sindh

    27 November - 24 December 2012

    Training of core staff, research unit of Sindh TEVTA will be held. The training will cover key labour market indicators (KILM, hands on with micro-data tapes of labour force survey etc.

  4. Portrayal of women in media; a discussion with media on World TV day

    21 November 2012

    The discussion is aimed to lead to endorsement of media to increase positive portrayal of women in media and to acknowledge their contribution in the world of work. It will include discussion with academia on possible development of curricula designed in line with Journalism Plus. The award winning film, Miss Representation, about imaging women in media, will also be shown.

  5. Endorsement of Gender Responsive Labour Inspection Toolkit and Gender Mainstreaming in PC by Department of Labour Sindh

    19 November 2012

    In a meeting with Secretary Labour Sindh, negotiations on the drafting PC-1s were led forward. The secretary showed keen interest in a programme that looks at providing women with better working conditions and environment. Amongst various priorities; health vouchers and hostels exclusively for working women were discussed. ILO will provide technical assistance in the formulation of the PC-1 and feasibility studies where required. In the same meeting the Gender Responsive Labour Inspection Toolkit developed for mainstreaming gender across all work areas was endorsed for use during labour inspections.

  6. Launch of Skills Training programme for Livelihood Restoration of Fire Victims in Karachi

    16 November 2012

    ILO Pakistan, Department of Labour, Sindh and Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters' Association have jointly launched a skills training programme for the victims of the September factory fires in Karachi.

  7. Know about Business –One day refresher for KAB facilitators

    15 November 2012

    Refresher training for KAB facilitators was conducted in Karachi

  8. Endorsement of Gender Responsive Labour Inspection Toolkit and Gender Mainstreaming in PC by Department of Labour Punjab

    15 November 2012

    In a meeting at the Industrial Relations Institute, Secretary Labour Punjab approved the PC-1 drafted by the Gender Focal Person in consultation with ILO on establishing day care facilities for working women to provide them a conducive work environment such that they continue to work productively as married working mothers. In the same meeting the Gender Responsive Labour Inspection Toolkit developed for mainstreaming gender across all work areas was endorsed for use during labour inspections. ILO will provide technical assistance to in the implementation of both the PC-1 and the GRLI roll out.

  9. Tripartite Workshop to Promote SAFE WORK

    15 November 2012

    The high level tripartite workshop will help articulate commitment of constituents and identify recommendations to promote Safe Work.

  10. Invitation for expression of interest (EOI)- Provision of Skills Development Services under GE4DE project

    6 - 27 November 2012

    The ILO is seeking to shortlist implementing partners to deliver skills development projects in Balochistan, KPK and Gilgit-Baltistan.

  11. "Khadija": business development training and business plan competition

    1 - 8 November 2012

    Potential entrepreneurs identified through GE4DE skills development programmes will be trained using ILO's module, Know About Business (KAB), followed by a business plan competition. The Awards ceremony is on Nov 17th.

  12. Training on Gender Sensitive Value Chain Analysis

    9 - 13 July 2012

    This training is organized for ILO’s constituents and selected GE4DE’s skills, development and research partners.

  13. Youth Employment in Asia and the Pacific

    1 May 2012

    As a lead-up to the Youth Employment Forum to be held in Geneva, 23-25 May 2012, many activities were held globally to highlight youth employment issues. Thirteen countries in Asia and the Pacific are organizing various activities to raise awareness on the importance of youth employment.

  14. Strategic dialogue on “Empower rural women – End hunger & poverty”

    8 - 9 March 2012

    First Event 8 March: Organized by Inter-Agency Group on Gender Equality – at ILO Auditorium Islamabad; Second Event 9 March: Organized by Pakistan Workers Federation – at ILO Auditorium Islamabad.

  15. National level photo competition 2012 - On the fight against child labour

    1 February - 25 March 2012

    ILO in collaboration with the European Union under its project “Combating Abusive Child Labour II” is pleased to announce a National level Photo competition on the fight against child labour and encourages the journalists, students and general public to enter their photographs depicting various aspects of child labour in this competition.

2011

  1. Green Jobs-AP online discussion forum on policies, programs and measures to promote Green Jobs

    16 May - 5 June 2011

    This forum seeks participants’ experiences, expertise and feedback on the issue. Participation is open to all who have an interest in green jobs related issues.

  2. APYouthNet online discussion forum on the effects of labour migration policies on young people

    16 - 27 May 2011

    This forum seeks participants’ experiences, expertise and feedback on the issue. Participation is open to all who have an interest in youth employment related issues.

  3. Expression of interest - Long term skills initiatives under GE4DE project

    25 March - 20 April 2011

    Skills development initiatives will be implemented through two approaches – one focusing on particular economic sectors, in this case clothing and home textiles and services, and the other focusing on particular types of communities, in this case, coastal and riverine communities. In both approaches, competency based, employment oriented training, post-training support and public sector capacity buildings are the key requirements…

  4. Promoting Gender Equality for Decent Employment (GE4DE). Request for Proposals for Skills Development

    25 March - 25 April 2011

    GE4DE solicits proposals for skills development and employment in Textiles and Services sectors.

  5. Promoting Gender Equality for Decent Employment (GE4DE). Request for Proposals for Skills Development

    28 February - 27 March 2011

    The ILO, under its project, Promoting Gender Equality for Decent Employment (GE4DE) is soliciting proposals for skills development and employment for coastal and riverine communities (located on the banks of a river or sea shore ). Background documents, terms of reference and the application form are given here. Last date for submissions is March 27th, 2011.