18 March - 17 May 2019
This course provides an interactive e-learning opportunity to explore green jobs concepts and emerging practices. Through a review of tools, selected literature and best practices, participants are introduced to the labour-market implications of the transition to greener and more sustainable economies. The action-oriented curriculum is structured to promote the design and implementation of green jobs policies, programmes and projects
18 - 20 March 2019
Seniors starting up their own businesses and retired entrepreneurs mentoring young would-be entrepreneurs: this course will expose participants to best practices in this field.
Learning webinar: Achieving Equal Pay: Lessons from the ILO 2018-2019 Global Wage Report and Global Stakeholders
17 January 2019
10 - 11 January 2019
Being hosted by the Department of Environmental Affairs, South Africa, the Third PAGE Ministerial Conference will take place at the International Convention Centre in Cape Town from 10 to 11 January 2019, and highlight and celebrate drivers of innovation and entrepreneurship through inclusivity in advancing green industries for a better and more sustainable future for all.
17 - 21 December 2018
This training course aims to enhance the skills of policy makers and practitioners in assessing and designing policies to improve productivity and working conditions in SMEs.
3 - 7 December 2018
This course provides local policy makers and their public and private partners with the necessary insights to promote social innovation in a local context, deal with some of the stumbling blocks, and ensure desirable social and labour market outcomes.
3 - 7 December 2018
Private Sector Development is widely recognised to be a vital tool for societies to transition from conflict to peaceful development. The training course is based on the DCED framework to design and implement PSD interventions in a conflict-sensitive way, and understand the linkages and contribution of PSD to all aspects of peacebuilding and development.
2 - 14 December 2018
The twenty-four session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) will be held in Katowice, Poland on 2-14 December 2018. As an observer organization, the ILO seeks to contribute to global negotiations and national actions against climate change, while promoting opportunities for decent work creation and ensuring a just transition for all.
26 - 28 November 2018
This year’s Annual Forum on Business and human rights focused on Corporate human rights due diligence - emerging practices, challenges and ways forward. ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, spoke in the high-level panel “Building coherence and reaching scale on human rights due diligence – International organizations’ leadership perspectives” highlighting how the ILO is contributing to the business and human rights agenda as part of the broader decent work agenda and the need to scale up efforts in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
12 - 16 November 2018
This course will help you become an effective business coach for small entrepreneurs aspiring to grow their business.
12 - 16 November 2018
The prevention, reuse, recycling and recovery of waste can create considerable social, economic and environmental opportunities for many countries.
23 October 2018
This Nexus Dialogue aims to contribute to a common understanding of the concept of just transition, establish a global platform to share national and international experiences in the practical application of greening with jobs and just transition in national contexts; and foster support by both public and private stakeholders for social justice in the fight for environmental sustainability.
15 - 24 October 2018
International Labour Standards and Corporate Social Responsibility: Understanding workers’ rights in the framework of due diligence
8 - 12 October 2018
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.
1 - 30 October 2018
Throughout October 2018, the Social Finance Programme, the ILO’s Enterprises Department and the ILO’s Partnerships Department organized a series of webinars on innovative finance. In these internal webinars, we looked at how other UN agencies are using innovative finance to achieve their institutions’ missions and we discussed how the ILO could increase engaging with innovative finance stakeholders to further promote Decent Work.
1 - 5 October 2018
This year saw the launch of a new training programme bringing together all the accumulated experience, lessons learned and best practices from a variety of actors and institutions globally.
Decent Work and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: How to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through Decent Work
24 - 28 September 2018
Decent work and productive employments are at the centre of the new development agenda.
24 July 2018 - 24 July 2019
GAIN Webinars offer an opportunity to collaborate and share resources by providing a platform where members can work internally and externally on GAIN’s mission-related topics. This Webinar Series will host six webinars per year, therefore one every two months.
South-South Expert Knowledge Sharing Forum on Policy Innovations and Lessons Learned on Enterprise Formalization
16 - 18 July 2018
The Forum aims to support the Philippines to achieve decent work through enterprise formalization by further empowering policymakers and informal economy leaders to design and implement an appropriate policy mix. The three-day Forum will bring together around 30 high level policy makers and expert from the Philippines with experts from the Global South (Brazil, Chile, India and Uruguay) and ILO Specialists.
Green building and construction: Pathway towards inclusive growth and the creation of decent and green jobs
11 - 15 June 2018
Faced with the increased demand for affordable quality housing, many countries in Africa, Asia and South America have recognized the potential of green building and construction in terms of social, economic and environmental development.