Events and meetings

January 2020

  1. Launch of the 1st Skills Challenge Innovation Call

    The first Skills Challenge Innovation Call will recognize and support the development of solutions that aim to address the different forms and dimensions of skills mismatch.

December 2019

  1. ILO SKILL-UP Ethiopia organized a technical and Policy Foresight Workshop for the Agro-Processing Sector

    The rapid STED Technical and Policy Foresight Workshop for the Agro-Processing Sector was conducted the 10th and 11th of December 2019 in Addis Ababa.

  2. First Sector Skills Committee meets to support key industrial sectors

    ILO SKILL-UP Ethiopia project has organized the first sector skills committee (SSC) to support the sectors of textile & garment and agro-processing.

  3. Launch of the ILO Report "Skills for a greener future: A Global view"

    UN Climate Change Conference COP25

November 2019

  1. STED Strategic recommendations for Skills in the textile and garment industry

    ILO SKILL-UP Ethiopia organized a validation workshop on Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) for skills in the textile and garment sector.

October 2019

  1. Focus Group Discussion on Quality Apprenticeship Program with Sector Associations

    Based on the Presidential Instruction No. 9/2016 on the revitalization of vocational education to improve the competitiveness and quality of workforce, five ministers signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 29 November 2016.

September 2019

  1. Workshop on big data for skills anticipation and matching

    The aim of this workshop is to allow all participating agencies to exchange experiences and ideas in relation to the use of big data for identifying labour market information.

  2. Sub-Regional Tripartite Consultations for the Formulation of Skills Partnerships on Migration in Western Africa and the Sahel

    Skills partnerships can contribute to reaping migrants’ potential more effectively, being an innovative mechanism for maximising brain gain and sharing the benefits of migration for both origin and destination countries.

  3. 5th Regional Skills Technical Working Group Meeting - Enhancing Human Resources Development in ASEAN, Progress of MRA and MRS

  4. Sub-Regional Tripartite Consultations for the Formulation of Skills Partnerships on Migration in Central Africa

    Skills partnerships can contribute to reaping migrants’ potential more effectively, being an innovative mechanism for maximising brain gain and sharing the benefits of migration for both origin and destination countries.

June 2019

  1. Promoting Quality Apprenticeship and Industries - Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) Partnership on Quality Skills Development

    One of the strategic areas of ILO’s assistance to Indonesia is in the field of skills development to strengthen the national vocational strategy. The key element on the vocational strategy requires strong partnership between Industry and TVET.

  2. Boosting Skills for a Just Transition and the Future of Work - 6 June, 2019

    ILO Global Forum on a Just Transition towards Environmentally Sustainable Economies and Societies for All

May 2019

  1. ILO-Norway “SKILL-UP” Partnership Programme meet to examine progress and plans by the end of the year

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) invited representatives of the ILO’s SKILLS Branch and ILO’s Partnerships for Development Department (PARDEV) to Oslo on 14 February to examine progress on Phase II of the Norway-ILO Programme Collaboration Agreement (PCA).

  2. Achieving Equal Pay: Lessons from the ILO 2018-2019 Global Wage Report and Global Stakeholders

April 2019

  1. Development of occupational standards, qualifications and assessment tools

    The National training workshop will aim to share the fundamentals of knowledge and techniques for the development of occupational standards and competency-based qualifications in Kyrgyzstan enabling to implement the national pilot project. The workshop will be attended by experts and resource people from other participating countries: Armenia, Tajikistan, Russia.

  2. Workshop on Quality Apprenticeships held in West Africa

    This three-day workshop, organized as part of the Global Initiative for Decent Youth Employment, examined the challenges and opportunities for a quality apprenticeship system in the six West African countries participating in the event.

March 2019

  1. Media Training and Media Fellowship on Promoting Quality Apprenticeship

    Skills mismatch and school to work transition is considered to be the main challenge and there is huge commitment from the Government of Indonesia to address this issue through apprenticeship.

  2. Seminar for International Women’s Day 2019: Think equal, build smart and innovate for change

    Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) creates an opportunity to explore new ways of removing barriers and accelerating progress for gender equality.

December 2018

  1. Seminar on Quality Work-Based Learning in Indonesia: Implementing the G20 Commitment to Skills Development

    The ILO will collaborate with the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs and APINDO to hold a one-day workshop on Quality Work-based Learning Program in Indonesia. The workshop will focus on two main topics: policy framework and good practices and experiences of selected companies to implement work based learning programmes.

November 2018

  1. Skills and the Future of Work: Strategies for Inclusive Growth in Asia and the Pacific

    The ILO-Korea TVET Forum, 2018 is the second bi-annual forum which has been co-hosted by the ILO and the Ministry of Employment and Labour of the Republic of Korea.