Events and meetings

October 2009

  1. The social economy – Africa’s response to the global crisis

    19 - 21 October 2009

    This conference will bring together social economy promoters and stakeholders from Africa, government representatives from 15 African countries, employers’ and workers’ organisations, social economy organisations from other parts of the world, and ILO HQ units and field specialists to adopt an action programme aiming at mobilising the social economy in Africa in response to the crisis, at local, national and regional levels.

May 2009

  1. Strategies for local economic development management

    18 - 29 May 2009

    Audience: Local, regional and national government officials concerned with local economic development or planning; experts from international organizations; staff of NGOs and other bodies dealing with local development; representatives of workers' or employers' organizations; private sector consultants advising governments on local development issues; economists; other social scientists.

March 2009

  1. Turin training course on: Sustainable enterprise promotion through good workplace practice and human resource management

    16 - 27 March 2009

    ILO constituents; executives and managers with influence on and responsibility for human resource management; enterprise development agencies.

  2. InFocus Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility, During the March 2009 Governing Body

    8 - 20 March 2009

February 2009

  1. Turin training course on "Promoting the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (ILO MNE Declaration)”

    11 - 13 February 2009

December 2008

  1. The Labour Dimension of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): from principles to practice

    10 - 12 December 2008

    Audience: the course is designed for ILO constituents and professionals involved with CSR and labour practices issues, such as project managers, executives and technical experts from: Enterprises of all sectors and sizes, Workers’ and employers’ organizations and Governments

October 2008

  1. Inter Agency Conference on Local Economic Development

    22 - 24 October 2008

    The Turin Inter-Agency Conference on LED (22-24 Oct) concluded with a round of recommendations to improve knowledge sharing and build practical partnerships (to find the reports of the Conference, see below). Leave your comments about the conference on the BLOG! See link above.

July 2008

  1. 14th UN International Day of Cooperatives: “Confronting climate change through Cooperative Enterprises”

    5 July 2008

June 2008

  1. ILO-OECD Conference on Employment and Industrial Relations: Promoting Responsible Business Conduct in a Globalizing Economy - 23-24 June 2008

    23 - 24 June 2008

    The ILO and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are jointly organizing a High-level Conference on the employment and labour aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to be held in Paris, at the new OECD Conference Centre on 23-24 June 2008.

April 2008

  1. Supporting Local Economic Development Strategies in Middle East & North Africa

    28 - 30 April 2008

    New strategies, tools and resources were identified and shared to maximize the quality, coverage and impact of LED initiatives in the Middle East & North Africa

November 2007

  1. MULTI Forum 2007: 30th anniversary of the ILO’s Declaration on Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy

    15 - 16 November 2007

    The ILO will commemorate the anniversary with a number of events, including a special Forum to be held on 15-16 November, 2007. The Forum will draw prominent executives and labour representatives from around the world, and provide an extraordinary platform for sharing and exploring how effective practices in promoting labour principles can stimulate growth and enhance competitiveness.