Meetings and events

April 2019

  1. Commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Philadelphia

    17 April 2019

  2. Together, We Win: FDR, Frances Perkins and the ILO

    15 April 2019

March 2017

  1. ILO and Gallup launch landmark report on women and work

    8 March 2017

    On March 8, the report was launched at the Gallup headquarters in Washington, DC, with the presence of ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, the CEO of Gallup, Jim Clifton, and a distinguished panel that presented their views on the report findings and their personal knowledge and experiences on women at work.

February 2017

  1. ILO Washington addresses the human dignity conference at Georgetown University

    27 - 28 February 2017

    On February 27-28, 2017, Director Nancy Donaldson participated in the Human Dignity Conference "Insecurity, Fraying World Order & Human Dignity" organized by Georgetown University. This conference brought together scholars and practitioners to examine how insecurity from violence, terrorism, and economic globalization is fuelling marginalization and undercutting human dignity. The conference also discussed conceptual, institutional, and policy solutions to advance economic security and human dignity under globalization.

April 2016

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work: "Workplace stress: a collective challenge"

    28 April 2016

    On April 28, in observation of World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Mr. Erick J. Zeballos, ILO Washington Deputy Director, spoke at the event organized by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). This year’s theme focused on Workplace stress: A collective challenge for all the Americas. Mr. Zeballos participated in the webinar, "Workplace Stress: A Collective Challenge for All in the Americas," where he briefly spoke about the latest ILO report “Workplace Stress: A Collective Challenge”, and highlighted the importance of developing strategies for the prevention of psychological risks and the promotion of mental health at work.

  2. 2nd Annual AGOA CSO Network

    15 April 2016

    At the 2016 Spring Meetings held by the World Bank and the IMF, Nancy Donaldson joined a distinguished panel of experts at an event organized by civil society organizations focused on African growth and development. The panel explored ways for the African continent to maximize the opportunity of the provisions of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). At the heart of the conversation was the prioritization of the decent work agenda to ensure that African economies are not just growing, but also creating quality jobs and protecting workers’ rights.

November 2015

  1. Breakfast Discussion with Myrtle Witbooi

    3 November 2015

    The ILO Washington Office hosted a lively discussion with Myrtle Witbooi, president of the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF). The event brought together representatives from the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of State, the National Domestic Workers Alliance, the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank Group, and the International Labor Rights Forum, among others.