Meetings and events

May 2013

  1. Regional Social Security Forum for Europe 2013

    28 - 30 May 2013

    The Regional Social Security Forum for Europe will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 28 to 30 May 2013. The Forum is organized by the ISSA and hosted by the Social Security Institution of Turkey.

  2. Strengthening financial governance of pension schemes in Arab States

    20 - 31 May 2013

    This course is organized by the International Training Centre of the ILO. Held in Arabic, it will provide advanced knowledge and management tools needed for the effective design,management and governance of pension schemes. The main aim of the course is to enhance the capacity of key actors involved in the pension sector to better advice, design, manage, administer and supervise national pension schemes in a changing global economic and financial context.

March 2013

  1. HIV/AIDS and the world of work: a prevention and social protection perspective

    18 - 29 March 2013

    This course is organized by the ILO International Training Centre in Turin in English and French. It aims to strengthen the capacity of planners and social actors to develop and implement workplace policies and programmes on HIV and AIDS that build on and benefit from the decent work approach, covering rights, prevention, gender equality, employment issues, social protection aspects and social dialogue.

  2. Mapping existing international social protection statistics and indicators that would contribute to the monitoring of social protection extension through social protection floors

    13 - 15 March 2013

    The workshop will aim at sharing knowledge and information among persons responsible of social protection statistics from various international / regional organizations. It will focus on social protection data, statistics and indicators produced or to be produced in order to assess and monitor social protection extension and its contribution to basic income security throughout the life cycle.

  3. G20 capacity building on social protection: executive course

    11 - 22 March 2013

    Following the E-Learning phase, this course provides a comprehensive overview of the present state of social security around the world, an identification of the main social security challenges in terms of coverage, adequacy and financing, and an overview of national and ILO policy responses to the challenges.

  4. Financing and governance of social security

    11 - 22 March 2013

    This course is organized by the ILO International Training Centre and will take place from 4 to 8 November 2013. It will develop conceptual and technical capacities to understand actuarial studies and analyze the financing of social security systems. This course is in Spanish.

  5. Social Health Protection: addressing inequities in access to health care

    11 - 22 March 2013

    This course is organized by the International Training Centre of the ILO. Held in English and French (simultaneous interpretation provided) the course will identify inequities in effective access and main causes, review the importance of universal access to health care in crisis and post crisis situations, issues related to the feasibility of introducing a scheme and planning for implementation; designing the appropriate contribution levels and benefi ts, monitoring the provision of services and ensuring the sound governance and financing of the scheme.

February 2013

  1. South-South exchange Sub-regional Workshop on strategies for universal health coverage

    20 - 22 February 2013

    Between 20th and 22nd February, as part of an on-going ILO South-South cooperation project, line ministers from Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali and Senegal will participate in a sub-regional conference on strategies to promote and extend universal health coverage. The conference is co-hosted by the World Health Organization, and will provide an opportunity for government representatives, who are currently developing strategies to extend health coverage as part of establishing social protection floors, to learn from the experiences of two other countries in the South: India and Thailand.

  2. Master in Occupational Safety and Health

    3 February - 22 March 2013

    The general objective of the course is to facilitate the knowledge and skills required for dealing effectively with safety and health management in the enterprise. The course has been specifically designed for hygienists, physicians, chemists, engineers, inspectors, practitioners and civil servants with a university degree but without previous specialization in OSH, who are working, or wish to work, as OSH specialists.

March 2012

  1. Social Health Protection: addressing inequities in access to health care. Pre-course e-learning

    12 - 23 March 2012

    The course will identify inequities in effective access and main causes, review the importance of universal access to health care in crisis and post crisis situations, issues related to the feasibility of introducing a scheme and planning for implementation; designing the appropriate contribution levels and benefi ts, monitoring the provision of services and ensuring the sound governance and fi nancing of the scheme. Executives, managers, planners, financial officers and other professionals of healthcare and health insurance schemes, both in governments and non-governmental sectors.