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.

2013

  1. Labour Market Information - Punjab

    11 - 13 March 2013

    Second phase of LMI training of core staff, of Punjab Labour Market Information and resource centre (Punjab LMIRC unit), will be held. The training will cover, data interpretation, analyses and report writing. The number of participants is 15 for this three days trainings.

  2. Stakeholders' Consultation

    9 March 2013

    To facilitate the process of establishing NFE centres/literacy schools in brick kiln; this consultation among the Literacy & Non-Formal Basic Education Department, Government of Punjab, Brick Kiln Owners Association of Pakistan, relevant state department, INGOs and NGOs is planned in Faisalabad

  3. Health Camp for the Community

    8 March 2013

    A health camp will be organized for the beneficiaries of CACL II project. During the camp free medical consultation and medication will be provided to the target children and families

  4. Starter Kits Distribution Ceremony for the children who have completed their literacy and vocational training

    7 March 2013

    Under this programme, it is expected to raise interest and attract the future generation of media personnel at universities to be part of the movement against child labour and to mould them as activists from the studentship who will then take proactive actions to change the perceptions and attitudinal behaviour of society when they join the labour force in future. For this purpose, the CACL II Project provides opportunities for the mass communication & media students (on academic merit) of selected universities to do research studies and to produce visual media products (video documentary, short films, etc.) on various aspects of child labour including its causes, consequences, and impacts on development issues such as poverty, education, law enforcement, socio-economic development, cultural barriers and social norms.

  5. Orientation Session with the student of Sindh University to produce documentaries on child labour

    5 March 2013

    Under this programme, it is expected to raise interest and attract the future generation of media personnel at universities to be part of the movement against child labour and to mould them as activists from the studentship who will then take proactive actions to change the perceptions and attitudinal behaviour of society when they join the labour force in future. For this purpose, the CACL II Project provides opportunities for the mass communication & media students (on academic merit) of selected universities to do research studies and to produce visual media products (video documentary, short films, etc.) on various aspects of child labour including its causes, consequences, and impacts on development issues such as poverty, education, law enforcement, socio-economic development, cultural barriers and social norms.

  6. Training of Labour Inspection Staff

    4 - 6 March 2013

    The project has supported Sindh Technical Education and Vocational 3-day Training workshop on capacity building of the labour inspection staff, Department of Labour, Government of Sindh will be conducted in collaboration with the National Institute of Labour Administration and Training in Karachi.

  7. Delegates from Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) field visit to Lahore

    1 March 2013

    A delegation from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is visiting Pakistan and plan to meet some of the project’s partners. They will meet Secretary Department of Labour, Punjab and visit the Gender Unit, as the Department of Labour has been amongst the most proactive of our partners in promoting women’s empowerment.

  8. Training of Journalists on Gender Responsive Reporting - Lahore, Punjab

    1 - 3 March 2013

    In line with GE4DE’s project objective 3: Strengthened capacity of media to raise awareness on issues related to working women. This training is part of a national level intervention to establish a cadre of journalists who will be trained to report on issues of world of work using rights based gender responsive approach.

  9. Starter Kits Distribution Ceremony for the children who have completed their literacy and vocational training.

    28 February 2013

    Those children who had been withdrawn from WFCL have completed vocational skills training in various non-hazardous trades. They will be provided with starter tool kits in order to start their own self-employment.

  10. Cultural Mela for the Empowerment of Brick kiln Workers

    27 February 2013

    Cultural Mela of Brick Kiln Workers, to break stereotype about brick kiln workers and employers and some realities of their life through Creative Art.

  11. Starter Kits Distribution Ceremony for the children who have completed their literacy and vocational training.

    22 February 2013

    Those children who had been withdrawn from WFCL have completed vocational skills training in various non-hazardous trades. They will be provided with starter tool kits in order to start their own self-employment.

  12. Orientation Session with the student of Peshawar University to produce documentaries on child labour

    22 February 2013

    Under this programme, it is expected to raise interest and attract the future generation of media personnel at universities to be part of the movement against child labour and to mould them as activists from the studentship who will then take proactive actions to change the perceptions and attitudinal behaviour of society when they join the labour force in future. For this purpose, the CACL II Project provides opportunities for the mass communication & media students (on academic merit) of selected universities to do research studies and to produce visual media products (video documentary, short films, etc.) on various aspects of child labour including its causes, consequences, and impacts on development issues such as poverty, education, law enforcement, socio-economic development, cultural barriers and social norms.

  13. Workshop by CIWCE to share the experience of establishing model workplaces and addressing Hazards child labour.

    20 February 2013

    Under the CACL II Project, 14 workplaces were improved as model workplaces that provide the venue for older children (15-17 years) to acquire trade skills as apprentices under safe working environment. The experiences of workplace improvement programme will be shared with the key stakeholders during this workshop.

  14. Training of Journalists on Gender Responsive Reporting - Rahim Yar Khan

    11 - 13 February 2013

    In line with GE4DE’s project objective 3: Strengthened capacity of media to raise awareness on issues related to working women. This training is part of a national level intervention to establish a cadre of journalists who will be trained to report on issues of world of work using rights based gender responsive approach.

  15. Dialogue on Portrayal of women in Media- Screening of Miss Representation

    9 February 2013

    This was the third successful screening of the highly acclaimed documentary ‘Miss Representation’ which explores how popular media contributes to the under-representation of women in influential positions by circulating limited and often disparaging portrayals of women. The audience consisted of representatives from advertisement agencies, studios, United Nations, Media and other tripartite partners. Well known media experts and influentials conduct dialogue.

  16. Orientation Session with the student and faculty of Greenwich University to produce short documentaries on child labour

    7 February 2013

    Under this programme, it is expected to raise interest and attract the future generation of media personnel at universities to be part of the movement against child labour and to mould them as activists from the studentship who will then take proactive actions to change the perceptions and attitudinal behavior of society when they join the labour force in future. For this purpose, the CACL II Project provides opportunities for the mass communication & media students (on academic merit) of selected universities to do research studies and to produce visual media products (video documentary, short films, etc.) on various aspects of child labour including its causes, consequences, and impacts on development issues such as poverty, education, law enforcement, socio-economic development, cultural barriers and social norms.

  17. Training of Journalists on Gender Responsive Reporting - Karachi

    7 - 9 February 2013

    In line with GE4DE’s project objective 3: Strengthened capacity of media to raise awareness on issues related to working women. This training is part of a national level intervention to establish a cadre of journalists who will be trained to report on issues of world of work using rights based gender responsive approach.

2012

  1. Gender sensitisation training of Department of Labour officials

    22 December 2012

    A three days comprehensive gender sensitisation training of the officials of Departments of labour is planned in the last week of December. The purpose is to build the capacity of the DoLs for them to; i) Understand the importance of gender mainstreaming in the operations and the functions of the DoL ii) Recruit more women in the Directorate iii) Design gender mainstreamed programmes instead of exclusive women programmes iv) Understand and promote sustainable means of gender empowerment such as transport for women labour inspectors and conducive work environment and working conditions

  2. Career Counselling and Vocational Guidance Skills

    17 - 21 December 2012

    The 5-day capacity building workshop on Career Counselling and Vocational Guidance Skills for professionals, practitioners and service providers working in the field of career counselling and vocational guidance in Pakistan has been scheduled to be held in Karachi and Lahore. Participants will include officials from Punjab and Sind TEVTA, PVTC and private sector.

  3. Training of Management of Training Institutes (MoTI)

    17 - 22 December 2012

    A six day training course for selected Principals and Vice-Principals of TEVT Institutes in Punjab on “Management of Training Institutes” will be held. The purpose is to further enhance their capacity to align their training programs with the trends in the labour-market and adopt a result-oriented approach for future training activities.