19 November 2014
The annual CSR Rountable is a joint initiative co-organized by the ILO, UNCTAD and OECD. It brings together CSR experts from international organizations, developments agencies, governments representatives as well as leading academics and it aims at promoting policy coherence among the international organizations. The Roundtable is this year hosted by the ILO and will discuss public procurement policies as a mechanism for fostering sustainable and responsible business conduct.
7 November 2014
A one hour webinar with ILO experts dealing with occupational safety health and the construction sector to discuss the challenges of protecting workers. The webinar aims to provide practical guidance to enterprises wishing to make health and safety an integral part of their business model.
16 October 2014
The ILO is organizing, in cooperation with UNCTAD, a dialogue on maximizing the positive impact of foreign direct investment (FDI). The discussion will facilitate exchange of experiences on policies, strategies and incentives to encourage multinational enterprises to promote more and better jobs in their operations abroad. Participants will include investment policy makers, negotiators and promotion agencies of host and home countries of multinational enterprises.
14 October 2014
Special information session on the implementation strategy of the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy in the American region.
6 - 17 October 2014
29 - 30 September 2014
This roundtable will provide a forum for dialogue on building responsible supply chains in the textile and garment sector that contribute to inclusive growth and sustainable development, in line with the recommendations of the ILO Tripartite Declaration of principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The roundtable will also identify challenges and possible areas for future collaborative action.
22 September - 13 December 2014
Training of Trainers distance learning programme in English, French and Spanish
The role of cooperatives - instruments and indicators to conjugate growth and sustainable development
16 September 2014
This conference, hosted by The Alliance of Italian Cooperatives (ACI) in partnership with the Directorate General for Development Cooperation (DGCS) of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is first of a series of events on the role of cooperative enterprises in international cooperation.
5 September 2014
A one hour webinar will be conducted by ILO experts on forced labour. The discussion will focus on the important role of business in the global efforts to eliminate contemporary forms of slavery and the new ILO Protocol and Recommendation to Convention No. 29 on forced labour.
FES/ILO/DGRV International Symposium on Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals: Focus on Africa
2 September 2014
ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy: towards inclusive and sustainable development: Brochure (English, Portuguese and Spanish)
28 July - 1 August 2014
The fourth edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy will be held in Campinas, Brazil, 28 July – 1 August 2014
Microcredit and support to enterprise creation in France: what is the situation of the entrepreneurs 3 years after
18 June 2014
On 18 June 2014, the ILO, together with France Stratégie and the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, launched the results of a survey conducted in 2013 with 4 204 beneficiaries of microcredit in France.
16 June 2014
An impact study of Evangelical Social Action Forum (ESAF) work in India on microfinance innovation was completed in June 2014. A small event was held at the ILO headquarters to mark this occasion.
6 June 2014
An information session is organized on the new follow-up mechanism to the MNE Declaration adopted by the Governing Body, the new tool “Business and Decent Work: An introduction to the MNE Declaration” and country experiences in promoting the MNE Declaration. Deputy Director-General for Policy, Sandra Polaski, will open the event followed by a tripartite panel discussion
12 - 16 May 2014
This course tackles challenges and opportunities in the promotion of green jobs. Overall objective is to provide participants with the needed knowledge and tools to assess potentialities, device appropriate policies, discuss investments and technology options, implement strategies, monitor and evaluate progress towards the creation of green jobs in the context of green economies. Special attention will be given to the assessment of employment potential and the analysis of skill needs, through sectoral, cross-sector and country analysis in view of informing national policy initiatives. The course will take place at the ILO International Training Centre in Turin, Italy. It will be delivered by experts from the ILO, ITC-ILO and other organisations working closely with the ILO Green Jobs Programme.
17 April 2014
We are pleased to invite you to the first webinar, which will take place on Thursday 17th of April 2014. This first webinar in English language will allow all interested professionals to: - share experiences on SSE - discuss the contents of the first introductive module on SSE, which is available for free at: http://ecampus.itcilo.org/mod/page/view.php?id=21 - receive more information about the fourth edition of the ILO Academy on SSE.
31 March - 9 May 2014
The course provides an interactive e-learning opportunity to become knowledgeable about the key concepts and emerging practices in the promotion of green jobs for sustainable development. Special attention is given to the approaches of the ILO Green Jobs Programme across specific economic sectors and at country level. The overall objective of this course is to improve the understanding of green jobs key concepts and definitions as part of the contribution of the world of work to sustainable development, through a review of tools, selected literature and on-going practices.
10 March - 31 December 2014
The E-learning module provides an interactive opportunity to become knowledgeable about the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) and to learn how its recommendations can be put into practice to address a range of labour and employment issues. This 40 minutes, self-guided module provides an overview of the MNE Declaration, interactive case studies, a summary of related international instruments and frameworks, and a list of relevant resources.
6 - 8 March 2014
The symposium brings together policy makers and practitioners with academics and researchers to present and discuss the evidence base for “what works” in increasing the employment and productivity of youth in the Middle East and North Africa regions.
14 November 2013
The annual CSR Roundtable is a joint initiative co-organized by the ILO, UNCTAD and OECD, that this year was hosted by the ILO. The Roundtable brings together CSR experts from international organizations, development agencies, Governments representatives as well as leading academics and is aimed at promoting policy coherence among the international organizations. This year’s theme is “Promoting Responsible Investment”.