Events and meetings

October 2020

  1. International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: the labour dimension of human rights due diligence

    19 - 23 October 2020

    This five-day course aims to strengthen the capacity of participants to understand the principles of international labour standards as they relate to company operations (including due diligence related to labour rights) and how those principles can be most effectively implemented in company operations.

June 2020

  1. Effective investment facilitation and sustainable development

    15 - 19 June 2020

    This five-day course will help investment promotion agencies to strengthen their investment promotion and facilitation capacities, expand their after-care services and, more broadly, enhance the development impacts of FDI flowing into their countries, particularly as regards the creation of more and better jobs. The course is run jointly by WAIPA (World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

May 2020

  1. Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: the approach of the MNE Declaration

    11 - 15 May 2020

    This five-day course will look at how governments, enterprises and the social partners are encouraged to each put policies in place and engage with each other through dialogue to maximize the positive contribution of multinational enterprises to socio economic development and decent work.

December 2019

  1. The Future of Full Employment

    12 - 13 December 2019

    The Symposium, to be held 12-13 December 2019, will focus on the fundamental question of full employment - its definition and relevance, its implications for inclusive and greener economic growth, the conditions leading to it and the role it plays in helping those who are at risk of being left behind.

  2. The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25

    2 - 13 December 2019

    The twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) organized by Chile, will be held in Madrid on 2-13 December 2019. The ILO will bring to the table the importance of the social and political drivers for a successful and rapid transition into more respectful economies, and will also be presenting the 'Climate Action for Jobs Initiative' an action plan resulted from the Climate Action Summit 2019.

November 2019

  1. GAIN Webinar 8: Decentralised Renewables: Powering Jobs Growth in Emerging Markets

    28 November 2019

    This GAIN Webinar will explore the linkages between skills and the Just Transition. Based on the recently presented ILO report Skills for a Greener Future, it will shed light on the need for skills development policies that allow countries to seize the employment opportunities and minimise the costs of the Just Transition.

  2. The SSE Momentum: Finance for Inclusion and the Future of Work

    18 - 20 November 2019

    This international conference will be organized by the ILO in Trento, Italy from 18 to 20 November 2019 to present the findings from two international research projects on the role of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) and social finance in shaping a future of work. The two projects are funded by the Government of France and the Government of Luxembourg.

October 2019

  1. ICS and VCCI partner to offer SCORE Training in Vietnam

    22 - 25 October 2019

    SCORE Training course on Workplace Cooperation and Health for ICS Members’ Suppliers, September 2019, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  2. International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: the labour dimension of human rights due diligence

    21 - 25 October 2019

    This five-day course aims to strengthen the capacity of participants to understand the principles of international labour standards as they relate to company operations (including due diligence related to labour rights) and how those principles can be most effectively implemented in company operations.

  3. The 11th Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)

    14 - 18 October 2019

  4. Global Academy on the Green Economy

    14 - 18 October 2019

    The Global Academy on the Green Economy aims to solidify current knowledge and foster an exchange of practices in the transition to environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive economies. The Academy is implemented by the ITCILO in partnership with PAGE and will be held at the Turin Centre, Italy from 14-18 October 2019.

  5. GAIN Webinar 7: Skills for a Greener Future: Taking stock and looking ahead

    10 October 2019

    This GAIN Webinar will explore the linkages between skills and the Just Transition. Based on the recently presented ILO report Skills for a Greener Future, it will shed light on the need for skills development policies that allow countries to seize the employment opportunities and minimise the costs of the Just Transition.

September 2019

  1. 10th ILO/JCCU African Cooperative Leaders' Study Tour in Japan

    5 - 14 September 2019

August 2019

  1. Summer School on the Future of Work

    12 - 23 August 2019

    For its 100th anniversary, the ILO is inviting young people from all over the world for a Summer School and Global Debate on the Future of Work.

July 2019

  1. GAIN Webinar 6: The Socioeconomic Impacts of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

    16 July 2019

    This session will explore the linkages between the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and the Just Transition. In particular, the webinar will shed light on the employment impacts of NDC-related climate action and how can governments use evidence-based research to advise policy.

  2. ECOWAS meeting of Experts' and Ministers in charge of Labour and Employment (ECOWAS Social Dialogue Forum)

    15 - 18 July 2019

    In order to strengthen dialogue, coordination and collaboration among Member States in the labour and Employment fields within the region, the ECOWAS Commission institutionalized the ECOWAS Ministers in charge of Labour and Employment meeting in 2006. In the same vain, ECOWAS established a Tripartite Forum of Social Dialogue in 2011 by the adoption of the Supplementary Act A / SQ.1/7 / 07/10. One of the main objectives of the Forum is to prevent and resolve conflicts, to promote peace and social stability, and stimulate socio-economic development and integration at the national and regional levels.

  3. Impact Insurance Academy

    8 - 12 July 2019

    The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility works to enable the insurance sector, governments and their partners to embrace impact insurance as a way of reducing households' vulnerability, promoting stronger enterprises and facilitating better public policies.

  4. SCORE HoCo Programme kicks off in Ghana

    2 - 5 July 2019

    Under the ILO Project "Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) " , a programme focusing on the Hospitality sector in Ghana Hospitality Coaching (HoCo) has been designed to address sector deficits and tap into the huge opportunities that exist in the Ghanaian economy.

June 2019

  1. Impact evaluation in Indonesia: Evaluation of bundled financial and non-financial services

    28 June 2019

    The Social Finance Programme organized a special event at the ILO headquarters, where we presented the results of the impact evaluation of the bundled financial and non-financial services provision in Indonesia.

  2. Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy? International Conference

    25 - 26 June 2019