Events and meetings
11 - 13 October 2022
This Power Quality and System Stability course is an introduction to the major concepts and issues in Power Quality Management and System Stability.
28 September 2022
The International Labour Organization (ILO), with funding provided by the Government of Sweden, is supporting the Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) to implement the Skills for Energy in Southern Africa (SESA) Project. This is a three-and-a-half-year intervention with the overall development objective of increasing the uptake of renewable energy, energy efficiency and regional energy integration through skills development in Zambia and the SADC region. It is expected that the project will strengthen KGRTC’s capacity as a Centre of Excellence for energy training in the region and significantly increase the number of power technicians, engineers and managers that are skilled in renewable energy, energy efficiency and regional energy integration. The project will be implemented through a Public Private Public Development Partnership (PPDP) approach.
26 September 2022
The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) will organize a high-level launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 26th September 2022 at 13:30 (CET-Geneva time). "Trade Union Revitalization: Organizing new forms of work including platform workers" will be launched during a panel discussions which will bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union movement.
26 September - 25 November 2022
Outlining critical information, processes and approaches to environmental and social governance as they relate to the development construction, operation and decommissioning of Renewable Energy (RE) projects. The course content will involve all the initial processes from the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) all through the lifecycle of RE. The focus will be on the broader environmental impact of both the plant site and its surroundings as well as the workspaces of all personnel involved. The course will also highlight all key aspects of each component of the environmental requirements and their interaction with all the stakeholders of the RE. The course also aims to highlight the environmental requirements as one of the critical components in the setting up of a RE plant. This course will help participants develop their knowledge and skills to ensure that all aspects of the environmental requirements of renewable energy projects are effectively and properly managed.
Partnering for Action: Implementation of the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions
23 September 2022
This UNGA high-level event brings together Heads of State and Government, heads of UN agencies, international financial institutions, the private sector and civil society representatives, to announce concrete commitments aimed at ensuring the success of the Global Accelerator and the role it can play in advancing the SDGs.
Transforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Refugees: Greening the Southern Africa Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Ecosystem
17 September 2022
The United Nations Transforming Education Summit - TES: Solutions Day aims to mobilize collective actions and initiatives around Thematic Action Tracks - that require greater attention and action to accelerate progress on the education 2030 Agenda and transform education. This event will contribute to the second Thematic Action Track of "Learning and skills for life, work, and sustainable development".
High Level Policy Dialogue: Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection For Just Transition at Work in Africa
15 September 2022
The ILO in collaboration with the African Union will hold a high level policy dialogue centres around how African constituents can harness the opportunities of the Global Accelerator to create decent jobs and accelerate social protection coverage towards regional targets.
Revision of standards for informal economy statistics: An African regional meeting in preparation for the 21st ICLS planned in Abidjan.
12 - 16 September 2022
As a prelude to the 21st International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS), the International Labour Organization (ILO) is organizing an African regional meeting to review statistical standards for measuring the informal economy from September 13 to 15, 2022 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.
African Regional Meeting in preparation for the 21st ICLS & Regional Capacity Building on Statistics concerning Child Labour and Social Protection
12 - 16 September 2022
The main purpose of the Preparatory Regional Meeting is to bring the consultation and technical discussions to countries in Africa, to ensure that the revised draft standard to be prepared by the ILO adequately reflects the labour markets and labour force data priorities of countries in the region.
7 September 2022
Cet atelier permettra de recueillir les commentaires des travailleurs en vue de les intégrer et de valider le guide des droits du travailleur ivoirien.