Events and meetings

January 2016

  1. Joint Conclusion Adopted at the Second Implementation Follow-up Meeting of Bangladesh Sustainability Compact

    28 January 2016

    The second follow-up meeting of Bangladesh Sustainability Compact took place in Dhaka on 28 January 2016. At the meeting the EU, US, Canada, Government of Bangladesh and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) reviewed progress achieved since October 2014 and discussed future prospects. The parties also welcomed Canada as a new partner to the Compact. A joint conclusion was adopted at the second meeting.

  2. Bangladesh Sustainability Compact: Second Implementation Follow-up Meeting

    28 January 2016

    The second follow-up meeting of Bangladesh Sustainability Compact will be hosted by the Government of Bangladesh. It will aim to take stock of the progress achieved since October 2014 and look into the future prospects. It will bring together all Compact partners and offer a session for interested stakeholders.

October 2015

  1. © Belga Photo N. Maeterlinck 2022

    Tripartite Sectoral Meeting on Safety and Health in the Road Transport Sector

    12 - 16 October 2015

    Government, employer and worker representatives met at ILO headquarters in Geneva to discuss priority safety and health issues in both passenger and freight road transport.

June 2015

  1. Informal Ministerial Meeting, 2015

    10 June 2015

    Informal meeting of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs alongside the 104th International Labour Conference looks for ways to improve working conditions in small and micro enterprises.

May 2015

  1. 31st International Congress on Occupational Health

    31 May - 5 June 2015

    The 31st International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH Congress 2015) will be held under the motto "Global Harmony for Occupational Health: Bridge the world", which will be realized by active participation and cooperation of global occupational health professionals and leaders.

  2. Health and Well-being in Emergencies

    20 May 2015

    The event will include a testimonial from a Red Cross Red Crescent Health Volunteer about their experiences in the field, a high level panel discussion and a general discussion. The event will take place from 18:00 to 19:30 and English-French interpretation will be made available.

April 2015

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2015 – Join in building a culture of prevention on OSH

    28 April 2015

    A national occupational safety and health culture is one in which the right to a safe and healthy working environment is respected at all levels, where governments, employers and workers actively participate in securing a safe and healthy working environment through a system of defined rights, responsibilities and duties, and where the highest priority is accorded to the principle of prevention.

November 2014

  1. Safety and Health in the Construction Sector- Overcoming the Challenges

    7 November 2014

    A one hour webinar with ILO experts dealing with occupational safety health and the construction sector to discuss the challenges of protecting workers. The webinar aims to provide practical guidance to enterprises wishing to make health and safety an integral part of their business model.

October 2014

  1. Meeting of Experts on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health

    13 - 17 October 2014

  2. ACTRAV Symposium on the role of trade unions in the promotion of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Asia- Pacific region

    1 - 3 October 2014

    35 Union leaders from 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific will participate in the Symposium to place greater emphasis on Occupational Safety and Health and promote collective bargaining in the region.