Past events

December 2008

  1. In a series of events mobilizing actors from private and public workplaces, the ILO underlined the importance of concerted efforts in the world of work for the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS

    3 - 7 December 2008

  2. Workshop on the use of the "Training Toolkit on HIV/AIDS for the road transport sector"

    1 - 3 December 2008

    The general aim of this workshop is to build the capacity of the employers and workers in the road transport sector to provide sector specific training on HIV/AIDS.

November 2008

  1. Doha International Conference on Financing for Development: Decent work essential in mobilizing domestic financial resources for development

    29 November - 2 December 2008

    In the conclusions of the International Conference on Financing for Development in Doha, decent work emerged as a core component of a sustainable development process. "Human development remains a key priority, and human resources are the most precious and valuable asset that countries possess", the “Doha Declaration” states, stressing that "The realization of full and productive employment and decent work for all is essential."

  2. Regional Workshop to prepare a network of Trade Union Focal Points in source and destination countries

    25 - 26 November 2008

    The regional workshop is part of the EC funded ILO project “Elimination of human trafficking from Moldova and Ukraine through labour market based measures

  3. Global Dialogue Forum on Vocational Education and Skills Development for Commerce Workers

    24 - 25 November 2008

  4. 18th International Conference of Labour Statisticians

    24 November - 5 December 2008

    The 18th International Conference of Labour Statisticians has been convened by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office in its 300th Session (November 2007) to discuss and adopt international statistical standards on two topics, Child Labour and Working Time. It will also discuss and provide guidelines for future work on (a) the measurement of decent work, (b) indicators of labour underutilization and (c) statistics on volunteer work. In addition, the Conference will examine its functions, organization, frequency, etc. in response to a request for mechanisms for faster adoption of international standards in labour statistics.

  5. International Trade Union Conference on Combating Forced Labour and Human Trafficking

    21 - 23 November 2008

    Organized by the Greek General Confederation of Labour (GSEE), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

  6. 303rd Session of the Governing Body - 6-21 November 2008

    6 - 21 November 2008

    Amid growing concern over the impact of economic turmoil on workers, employers and governments, the Governing Body of the International Labour Office (ILO) took the first steps toward forging employment and social policy responses through social dialogue aimed at meeting the challenges of the deepening global economic crisis.

October 2008

  1. National Workshop on “Labour Market and Socio-Economic Opportunities in the Rasht Valley” and “Vocational Education and Training System in Tajikistan with focus on the Rasht valley”

    21 October 2008

    Workshop in Dushanbe - Tajikistan, jointly organized by the ILO, UNDP and IOM, with funding from the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security and the European Union

  2. International Symposium on Building Fair Financial Markets for All - Profitable Investment Opportunities in Micro and Small Businesses

    1 - 2 October 2008

    Leading researchers, microfinance investors, investment intermediaries and microfinance providers will share insights and develop guidelines for the private sector to unleash the potential of microfinance. Among keynote speakers, Mr Somavia and the Nobel Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus, will adress the forum.