Events

May 2022

  1. Launch of the report "Decent work deficits among rural workers"

    23 May 2022

    This webinar is bringing together senior trade union leaders, workers and allies, ILO leadership, researchers, and academicians to discuss about challenges, opportunities and strategies to address the decent work deficits in the rural economy.

April 2022

  1. Launch of the Training Manual for workers’ organizations on Dealing with crisis arising from conflicts and disasters

    6 April 2022

    This panel discussion will provide an opportunity to highlight the importance of social dialogue in matters related to conflicts and disasters by insisting on the role of the ILO, its social partners, and International Labour Standards in crisis situations. It will focus on the key role that workers’ organizations have in this important field.

March 2022

  1. Zero tolerance for child labour, forced labour and human trafficking

    2 - 3 March 2022

    A meeting organized by Alliance 8.7's pathfinder countries to demonstrate that "zero tolerance" of the worst forms of human exploitation is a shared responsibility.

November 2021

  1. Symposium on Trade Unions in Times of COVID-19

    17 - 19 November 2021

    This international symposium aims to provide an opportunity for trade union leaders, experts, academics and ILO officials to exchange on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world of work. Participants will discuss about strategies on how can trade unions shape the policy responses to the COVID-19 and contribute to the implementation of the ILO Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient.

  2. Social protection: Africa's hope for achieving the sustainable development goals

    16 - 17 November 2021

    Launch of the regional strategy for accelerating social protection coverage in Africa

October 2021

  1. Powerful alliances building a better future for women across the world

    14 October 2021

    An interactive discussion on how UN Women, ILO and the European Union have advanced gender equality and empowered women in Asia, Europe, G7 and Latin America.

  2. How to ensure labour rights of undocumented migrant workers in a changing economy

    6 - 27 October 2021

    PICUM, ETUC and the ILO Office for the European Union and the Benelux countries are organising a series of legal seminars on the Labour rights of undocumented migrant workers in a changing economy. This series aims to equip practitioners and advocates with the tools to strengthen their defence of the rights of undocumented workers.
    This seminar series will take place on 6,13, 20 and 27 October 2021.

September 2021

  1. Towards a sustainable and resilient natural stone industry in Rajasthan

    29 September 2021

    The ILO is jointly organizing with the Government of Rajasthan, India, the virtual meeting “Promoting a sustainable and resilient natural stone industry in Rajasthan: Unveiling the Rajasthan Natural Stone Strategy 2021-2025”.

  2. Skills Anticipation and Matching in Africa: Raising awareness about the importance of anticipating labour market skills needs

    15 - 17 September 2021

    Under the auspices of the Skills Initiative for Africa, (SIFA) the Africa Union Commission, and African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), with the technical support of the International Labour Organization will be holding an Africa wide conference on Skills Anticipation.

July 2021

  1. Europe and Central Asia: Regional launch event of the International Journal of Labour Research

    12 July 2021

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) organized a high-level regional launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 12th July 2021. “COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better” and associated materials is launched during a panel discussions which bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union s in Europe and Central Asia.