Events and meetings


  1. "Decent Work for Domestic Workers in Canada"

    22 April 2010

    Workshop on Regulating for Decent Work (RDW)

  2. Presentation on "Workplace solutions for childcare"

    1 January 2010 - 1 January 2011


  1. Conference on Confronting Crises: Policy Responses to Improving Job Quality

    7 - 8 December 2009

    Organized by the ILO Conditions of Work and Employment Programme, this conference will bring together national and regional researchers and tripartite representatives from across Africa. The objective of the Conference is to share and examine the efforts being made across the region to improve working conditions, and to identify effective policy and practical approaches for the future.

  2. 1st International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA) World Congress on Labour market regulations: rationales, indicators and impacts

    24 August 2009

    The Study Group's first meeting was organized in two panels. In the first, the existing theoretical and conceptual frameworks for the measurement and comparison of labour regulations were evaluated and suggestions made for improvements in theory, measurement and evaluation. The second panel was devoted to "country reports" on empirical studies in various national settings. Presentations were made by Miguel Malo (University of Salamanca); Sean Cooney (University of Melbourne) and Richard Mitchell (Monash University); Judy Fudge (University of Victoria); Sara Charlesworth (RMIT University); and Sangheon Lee (International Labour Organization) and Deirdre McCann (University of Aberdeen).

  3. 1st Conference on Regulating for Decent Work: Innovative labour regulation in a turbulent world (RDW), 8-10 July 2009

    8 - 10 July 2009

    The Conference will explore responses to current deregulatory agendas and examine techniques for strengthening regulatory measures in substance or scope and heightening their influence on the practices of working life. Researchers from all regions are encouraged to attend and from a range of disciplines including law, economics, industrial relations, development studies, sociology and geography.

  4. National Stakeholder Hearing on the plight of Indonesian domestic workers

    19 May 2009

    Event organized in conjunction with the Launch of ILO’s Global Report on Forced Labour 2009 “The Cost of Coercion”: Global Report under the Follow up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work”

  5. "A missing link: How does flexicurity affect workers' well-beings?"

    19 May 2009

    Workshop on Regulating for Decent Work (RDW)


  1. "Motives and measurement: towards a new economics of labour regulation"

    28 January 2008

    Workshop on Regulating for Decent Work (RDW)


  1. "Monitoring employment conditions through workers' surveys"

    26 September 2007

    Workshop on Regulating for Decent Work (RDW)

  2. Workshops on Regulating for Decent Work (RDW)

    9 June 2007 - 3 February 2011

    TRAVAIL has invited leading researchers to the ILO to discuss their research findings and policy implications. They include Giuseppe Bertola (University of Turin), Iain Campbell (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology), Simon Deakin (University of Cambridge), Francis Green (University of Kent), Arne Kalleberg (University of North Carolina), Kea Tijdens (University of Amsterdam), Dr. Brendan Burchell (University of Cambridge).