Past events

April 2006

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2006

    28 April 2006

    The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is intended to focus international attention on promoting and creating decent, safe work. The ILO aims to reduce the number of work-related deaths each year, including those resulting from HIV/AIDS, and to make work decent by eliminating workplace stigma and discrimination related to HIV/AIDS.

  2. Child to Child Solidarity Concert

    16 April 2006

    A partnership initiative with the 14th Suzuki Method World Convention.

March 2006

  1. 295th session of the Governing Body

    16 - 31 March 2006

    The Governing Body of the International Labour Office (ILO) discussed a wide range of subjects including forced labour in Myanmar, the global jobs crisis, youth employment and globalization issues. The meeting also considered ILO activities in the field of employment promotion and social protection, adopted the latest report of its Committee on Freedom of Association and discussed the recently adopted Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

  2. International Women's Day: "Women in Sports"

    8 March 2006

    In keeping with the ILO commitment to gender equality and the improvement of working conditions for women, the International Labour Organization (ILO) celebrates International Women's Day each year by hosting a round table discussion and a film festival highlighting the role and/or achievements of women in a particular field of work. In follow-up to the International Year of Sport and Physical Education (2005), the subject of the 2006 events is "Women in Sports".

February 2006

  1. 94th (Maritime) Session of the International Labour Conference

    7 - 23 February 2006

    The Session has taken as its aim the unprecedented task of adopting a comprehensive international labour Convention to consolidate almost all ILO maritime labour Conventions and Recommendations currently in force - over 60 texts and set out the conditions for decent work in the increasingly globalized maritime sector.

January 2006

  1. Decent Work Forum No. 16

    19 January 2006

    Launching event for the publication 'Social Issues, Globalisation and International Institutions: Labour rights and the EU, ILO, OECD and WTO'

November 2005

  1. ILO Regional Seminar on Social Dialogue on Structural and Technological Change in Asian Retailing

    29 November - 1 December 2005

  2. ILO Tripartite Seminar on Social Dialogue on Global Sourcing in Financial Services for Selected Countries from Asia and the Pacific plus the United Kingdom

    23 - 25 November 2005

  3. SCREAM – Stop Child Labour - Supporting Children’s Rights through Education, the Arts and Media

    17 - 28 November 2005

    SCREAM is an education and social mobilization initiative, to help educators worldwide promote understanding and awareness of child labour among young people

October 2005

  1. Brazil adopts the OSH-MS Guidelines

    24 October 2005