Events and meetings

May 2017

  1. Promoting a just transition to low-carbon and climate-resilient development

    15 May - 9 June 2017

    In November 2015, the ILO adopted a set of guidelines for a just transition to environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all. These guidelines offer a framework for ensuring that national and global efforts to tackle climate change and other environmental challenges further employment creation goals, social justice and fair transitions for workers, enterprises and communities in an equitable manner. The course provides a review of concepts, global practices and country experiences with the objective of understanding the main policy areas of the just-transition framework and giving them practical effect at country, sector and local level.

  2. ILO & COPAC join forces with stakeholders to improve statistics on cooperatives

    11 - 12 May 2017

    The COPAC Technical Working Group on Statistics on Cooperatives brought together over 20 producers and users of statistics on cooperatives from around the world to discuss a conceptual framework for measuring cooperatives. The Technical Working Group supports a multi-stakeholder initiative to improve the quality of statistics on cooperatives, including by working towards a harmonised conceptual framework, definition and methodology for generating comparable statistics on cooperatives.

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

    8 - 12 May 2017

    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.

April 2017

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    Cooperation in a changing world of work: Cooperatives and the Social Economy in the Future of Work

    5 April 2017

March 2017

  1. Be inspired! Navigating new trends in youth entrepreneurship: A global knowledge sharing event

    23 March - 30 April 2017

    How can the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of young people be harnessed to create jobs and generate income? This event will give participants the opportunity to engage in a creative knowledge exchange and to generate fresh ideas on youth entrepreneurship.

  2. Productivity and working conditions in SMEs: A course for policy-makers

    13 - 17 March 2017

  3. Green jobs for sustainable development: concepts and practices

    13 March - 26 May 2017

    An interactive e-learning opportunity to master the concepts and definitions associated with green jobs, involving a review of tools, selected literature and ongoing practices. An exploration of the world of work's contribution to sustainable development.

February 2017

  1. Strengthening agricultural cooperatives in Viet Nam

    13 - 17 February 2017

    My.Coop – Managing your agricultural cooperative” training took place in Hanoi, Viet Nam in February 2017 after the translation and adaptation of My.Coop to the Vietnamese context.

November 2016

  1. The 7th Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy

    21 - 25 November 2016

  2. International Labour Standards and Corporate Social Responsibility: Understanding workers’ rights in the framework of due diligence

    21 - 25 November 2016

    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. Scaling Up Jobs and Job Quality in Enterprise Development

    14 - 18 November 2016

  4. Formalizing informal employment of domestic workers through cooperatives in Trinidad & Tobago

    11 - 12 November 2016

  5. The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP22

    7 - 18 November 2016

    The annual United Nations Climate Change Conference will be held in Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morocco from 7-18 November 2016. This twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) follows the adoption in 2015 of the Paris Agreement on climate change at COP21.

  6. Enhancing entrepreneurship skills in Cambodian cooperatives

    2 - 3 November 2016

    Farmer cooperatives in Cambodia are increasingly recognized as robust organizations which serve to develop agricultural value chains, improve agri-business marketing, address farmer’s concerns and engage in national policy dialogues.

October 2016

  1. Cooperatives promoting inclusive rural-urban linkages – COPAC side event, Committee on World Food Security

    21 October 2016

  2. 2016 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

    10 October 2016

  3. The Future of Work in the Transition to Inclusive Green Economies

    3 - 4 October 2016

    This event will inaugurate the second global PAGE Academy on the Green Economy, to be held in Turin, from 3 to 14 October 2016.

  4. Academy on the Green Economy

    3 - 14 October 2016

    Organized in collaboration with the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), this learning event is designed to build capacities on the green economy and to equip policy-makers, technical staff and practitioners with the knowledge and skills needed to promote environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive economies.

September 2016

  1. Value Chain Development: Moving From Analysis to Action

    5 - 9 September 2016

July 2016

  1. ILO workshop highlights importance of cooperatives in creation of decent jobs for waste pickers

    29 July 2016