Events and meetings

May 2022

  1. Understanding automation and employment in the apparel and automotive sectors

    12 May 2022

    Organized by the “Building Partnerships on the Future of Work” project, this webinar will bring together experts to share knowledge on the automotive, apparel and footwear industries and discuss technological change and the future of work in these sectors. Interpretation in English and Spanish will be provided.

  2. Technical tripartite webinar for the ratification campaign of ILO Conventions on Employment Service, and Private Employment Agencies

    12 May 2022

    This tripartite webinar aims to raise awareness of the importance of the fundamental role played by the Employment Service Convention, 1948 (No. 88) and the Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181) in supporting a human-centred, job-rich recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and helping workers and employers adapt to challenges in rapidly changing labour markets.

  3. Labour market transitions and life courses

    5 May 2022

    This webinar will present and discuss recent research undertaken or commissioned by the ILO and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission on transitions from or into self-employment in Europe and on available data sources to measure changing life courses.

April 2022

  1. Labour overview of Latin America and the Caribbean in times of COVID-19

    29 April 2022

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #39 - This seminar will present an updated overview of labour and income indicators of Latin America and the Caribbean since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to the end of 2021 to better understand the impact as well as the stage of recovery and serve as a basis to see which employment and labour market policies had an impact.

  2. Employment Impact Assessments and Informality: The effectiveness of interventions to reduce informality in low- and middle-income countries

    7 April 2022

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #38. This seminar will discuss the effectiveness of interventions to reduce informality based on a recent systematic review of impact studies.

March 2022

  1. Lessons from the COVID-19 crisis: An unprecedented role for labour market policies?

    28 March 2022

    This webinar will take stock of the different labour market policies and programmes employed during the COVID-19 crisis, highlight key lessons and gaps in their implementation, and identify major issues for further policy monitoring during the recovery period. The event is supported by GIZ.

  2. ILO Skills Structured Funding Dialogue

    28 March 2022

    The objective of this event is to bring together development partners to seek their commitment and support to the Global Programme on Skills and Lifelong Learning.

  3. Panel discussion on women’s empowerment in the world of work in fragile settings

    22 March 2022

    The event was an opportunity to launch the ILO Guide “Gender equality and women’s empowerment in the world of work in fragile, conflict and disaster settings” and to engage in a global conversation with constituents, partner organizations and other stakeholders in the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus on how best to effectively mainstream gender equality and non-discrimination in the world of work faced by crisis and fragility in order to pave the way to more equal, peaceful and resilient societies.

  4. Technological innovations in Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    10 March 2022

    The objective of this webinar is to provide policymakers and practitioners with a platform for an open discussion during which knowledge, experience and innovative ideas associated with the digitalisation of RPL are shared.

  5. Webinar on Career Guidance for Building Young People’s Future: The Role of Employment Services

    2 March 2022

  6. How to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and the recovery process: Lessons from the ILO Monitor Series

    1 March 2022

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #37. The seminar will discuss how to monitor and analyse labour market changes in a timely and cost-effective manner in times of crisis, drawing lessons from the ILO Monitor Series.

February 2022

  1. Thriving Youth – From Ageism to Intergenerational Solidarity

    14 February 2022

    A virtual side event on ageism and youth organized by UN DESA, WHO, ILO and the Major Group on Children and Youth during the 60th Commission for Social Development.

  2. EU-Korea Policy dialogue on the future of work

    8 - 9 February 2022

    The objective of this online dialogue is to bring together experts and stakeholders to discuss various future of work-related topics, including youth and older workers’ transitions, digitalization and new working arrangements.

  3. Big data and the future of work

    3 February 2022

    The workshop will discuss the possibilities of using big data sources to analyze ongoing future of work trends in both developed and developing economies.

January 2022

  1. Gender-responsive employment policies for a job-rich and fair recovery

    31 January 2022

    A new generation of gender-responsive employment policies can play an important role to promote an inclusive and job-rich recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. This webinar will bring together experts and policymakers from different regions to share knowledge on how they have produced specific diagnostics on how women and men have been impacted by the crisis, and the ways in which they have progressed in implementing gender-responsive policies.

December 2021

  1. Changing labour market transitions in Asia and the Pacific

    14 - 15 December 2021

    The workshop will focus on the realities of Asian societies in terms of ongoing changes in labour market transitions and, more generally, over the life course.

November 2021

  1. Internships, Employability and the Search for Decent Work Experience

    22 November 2021

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #36

  2. Employment policies for a job-rich recovery and a better future of work

    15 - 16 November 2021

    This year’s symposium focused on the follow-up to the Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient. Towards this aim, it reviewed the available evidence and discussed policy approaches to assist ILO constituents in their efforts to promote labour market recovery and structural transformation processes that will shift economies to a new and better normal.

  3. Global shifts in the employment structure

    11 November 2021

    This workshop will bring together the research teams from the JRC and Eurofound, colleagues from the European Commission, the ILO and external experts to discuss the conceptual framework of the research and the methodologies to analyse recent changes in the employment structure for a selection of EU and non-EU countries.

  4. Local climate action

    10 November 2021