September 2013

  1. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation 2013

    12 September 2013 - 12 September 2012

    Today the UN celebrated South-South cooperation, including an event in New York on implementing sustainable social protection floors.

July 2013

  1. "EU imports and human dignity in the workplace"

    9 July 2013

    A conference organized by Gay Mitchell, member of the European Parliament, with EU Trade Commissioner De Gucht as keynote speaker and ILO-Brussels participating.

  2. TACKLE end of project global stakeholders workshop

    2 - 3 July 2013

    'TACKLE', Tackling child labour through education, is a joint project of the European Commission and the ILO with the support of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP). Launched in 2008, TACKLE aims at fighting child labour in 12 countries. An end of project global workshop takes place in Brussels on 2 and 3 July 2013.

June 2013

  1. Informal Ministerial Meeting, 2013

    18 June 2013

    Labour and social affair ministers from ten countries, the President of the EU Council, Richard Bruton, EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, László Andor, and ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, discuss ways to support ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers.

May 2013

  1. Open forum on the impact of the crisis on children in the South,

    23 May 2013

    An open forum on the "Impact of the crisis on children in the South", organized by the Flemish Children's Rights Coalition and with participation of ILO-Brussels.

  2. 2nd co-operative banks dialogue with academics and stakeholders

    14 May 2013

    Organized by the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB), this roundtable meeting will allow researchers, academics, policy makers, co-operative banks and relevant stakeholders to present their reflections and discuss their expectations for the future. The ILO will present recent findings on financial cooperatives.

April 2013

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2013

    28 April 2013

    The World Day for Safety and Health at Work in 2013 focuses on the prevention of occupational diseases.

  2. Training course "Promoting labour standards through Corporate Social Responsibility - instruments and Practices"

    22 - 26 April 2013

    By analysing international frameworks and trends on corporate social responsibility, this training aims to strengthen the capacity to promote international labour standards and apply them in the framework of corporate social responsibility.

  3. Industrial relations and social dialogue in Europe 2012

    15 - 16 April 2013

    A conference organized by the European Commission in Budapest on 15 and 16 April 2013, with the participation of ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  4. Training "Identifying and investigating cases of forced labour and human trafficking"

    15 - 19 April 2013

    This course, organized by the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin, will train participants to better identify and investigate cases of forced labour, including trafficking in human beings for labour exploitation. It will introduce forced labour indicators and address different stages of the investigative process, such as victim interviews and gathering evidence, with a focus on the pre-trial phase. The course will focus on forced labour occurring in the private economy (including textile, agriculture, domestic work sectors).