Events and meetings

April 2013

  1. Course: Promoting Labour Standards through Corporate Social Responsibility - instruments and practices

    22 - 26 April 2013

  2. ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy: an opportunity to enhance youth creativity

    8 - 12 April 2013

    The third edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy will be held in Agadir, Morocco, 8 – 12 April 2013

March 2013

  1. Enterprise Development through Value Chains and Business Service Markets

    18 March - 28 June 2013

    The course is highly relevant for professionals developing and implementing Value Chain and enterprise development projects in rural and urban areas. It offers a unique on-the-job learning opportunity using practical tools and lessons from enterprise development programs that have reached thousands of small enterprises in rural and urban areas.

  2. Inter-Agency Workshop: Employment and Social Inclusion in a Green Economy

    4 - 5 March 2013

    The ILO organizes an Inter-Agency Workshop in collaboration with UNEP, UNIDO and UNITAR under the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) and the Green Growth Working Group of the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED). Participants of this workshop will review and compare current approaches, tools and practices to assess and promote jobs and social inclusion in a green economy.

February 2013

  1. Web Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: Benefits for All

    12 February 2013

    Tuesday, 12 February 2013 - Webinar convened by the ILO, the UN Global Compact Office and G3ICT

  2. Migrant Workers and Business: Challenges and Opportunities

    11 February - 1 March 2013

    Monday, 11 February 2013 and Friday, 1 March 2013 - Webinars convened by the ILO and UN Global Compact Office

December 2012

  1. Green Jobs Learning Forum. Local Strategies and Actions

    3 - 14 December 2012

    This is a practitioners’ Learning Forum. Thus, it provides participants with knowledge, tools and examples of good practices to enhance their skills in the design and implementation of effective local strategies for the promotion of green jobs through private sector development.

November 2012

  1. International Training of Trainers Forum

    12 - 23 November 2012

    A three days generic Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop plus a seven days specialist TOT course with elective courses on entrepreneurship education, agricultural cooperative management, women entrepreneurship development and value chain development.

October 2012

  1. Course: Promoting Labour Standards through Corporate Social Responsibility - instruments and practices

    22 - 26 October 2012

August 2012

  1. Tapping into Women Entrepreneurs

    7 - 8 August 2012

    7-8 August 2012, Gauteng, South Africa. Workshop on the market potential of financing women entrepreneurs

July 2012

  1. Green Jobs: Linking the environment, climate change and the world of work

    2 - 27 July 2012

    The overall objective of this course is to provide a conceptual and strategic framework for the promotion of green jobs at the national level, by focusing on the social and employment dimensions of the green economy.

June 2012

  1. ILO at Rio + 20: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

    20 - 22 June 2012

    ILO member countries and social partners have endorsed a set of key messages for the outcome of the summit in June. They call for a stronger coherence between the three pillars of sustainable development and urge the importance of creating more and better employment opportunities while enabling the transition to a green economy.

  2. Academy on Sustainable Enterprise Development

    18 - 29 June 2012

    A two-week programme combining master classes and a range of elective workshops. This year the Academy will focus on: (I) policy design and implementation of experiences to create a favourable environment for sustainable enterprise and employment, (II) products and services for enterprise development and the promotion of better working conditions, (III) systemic approaches for sectorial enterprise development through value chains and business service markets.

May 2012

  1. Managing your Agricultural Cooperative - My.Coop. First official online Training of Trainers course

    14 May - 6 July 2012

    This on-line training will give you additional pedagogical guidelines and advice on how to structure and how to facilitate the My.Coop contents from the general My.Coop training package. After successful completion of this course you will be trained on how to use the My.Coop training package in your own context.

April 2012

  1. The ILO-IFC Better Work programme: improving working conditions and promoting competitiveness in global supply chains

    24 April 2012

    Tuesday, 24 April 2012 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office

  2. Disability in the Workplace and the ILO Global Business and Disability Network

    3 April 2012

    Tuesday, 3 April 2012 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office

February 2012

  1. Webinar on Women’s Entrepreneurship Development: ILO experiences in assisting women entrepreneurs in starting-up a productive business with growth potential

    21 February 2012

    Tuesday 21 February 2012 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office

January 2012

  1. Tailor Made Course on Value Chain Development

    1 January - 31 December 2012

    A one week tailor made course for project implementers and policy makers based on ITC-ILO's Value Chain Development training methodology.

December 2011

  1. 15th Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting – Special session on “Sustaining the Future with Green Jobs”

    5 December 2011

    This panel shares information on the opportunities and challenges created by the shift to sustainable patterns of growth. It looks at ways that 'climate smart' policies can create jobs while ensuring the just transition necessary to allow workers and employers to adapt to new roles and responsibilities.

November 2011

  1. The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

    28 November - 9 December 2011

    The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 7th Session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the parties (CMP7) to the Kyoto Protocol, will be held in Durban, South Africa.