News and events

March 2018

  1. Event

    Consultation on Perspectives of the Skills Sector for Labour Migration

    27 March 2018

    As migration is now an integral part of development within which skills development, recognition and upgrading is given specific priority in the Governments’ Vision 2025 statement, ILO is facilitating a consultation with key skills and labour migration sector stakeholders from the government, private and non-government sectors to identify policy priorities and strategic areas of focus for the updated National Labour Migration Policy

February 2017

  1. Event

    Fast Track VCT@WORK – Closing the HIV testing gap

    16 - 17 February 2017

    Nearly 1 million workers took the HIV test in 2016 in five Indian states. Successes continue but ILO pushes for greater cooperation for an integrated response to HIV and AIDS.

June 2016

  1. Event

    High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS in New York 8-10 June 2016

    8 - 10 June 2016

    UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 8 June 2016—A progressive, new and actionable Political Declaration on Ending AIDS has today been adopted by Member States at the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, taking place in New York, United States of America. The Political Declaration includes a set of specific, time-bound targets that must be reached by 2020 to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals.

May 2016

  1. Event

    ILO @ Women Deliver Conference, 17 May 2016

    17 May 2016

    The ILO is organizing a side event - Transforming over 88’000 lives: Empowering women in high HIV burden settings – at the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen to share an innovative economic empowerment programme implemented amongst hard-to-reach vulnerable populations in Africa. Women beneficiaries of the programme will also speak at the event and share their inspirational stories.

October 2015

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    Tripartite Sectoral Meeting on Safety and Health in the Road Transport Sector

    12 - 16 October 2015

    Government, employer and worker representatives met at ILO headquarters in Geneva to discuss priority safety and health issues in both passenger and freight road transport.

December 2014

  1. News

    World AIDS Day at the ILO

    1 December 2014, ILO, Geneva

    Guy Ryder, the ILO Director-General, Jan Beagle, the UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director, and Pablo T. Aguilera, the Director of the HIV Young Leaders Fund addressed to the ILO staff and students of the International School of Geneva and the University of Geneva on the occasion of World AIDS Day at the ILO.

  2. Event

    World AIDS Day 2014

    1 December 2014

    On Monday, 1 December 2014, you are all invited to wear red and join ILO officials in forming a human ribbon in ILO headquarters at 11:45.

July 2014

  1. Event

    Making HIV Testing Happen: A Shared Responsibility

    24 July 2014

    Global Village session at AIDS 2014 (Melbourne) on Thursday 24 July, 16:30 - 18:00 at the Clarendom Auditorium. This session will provide a platform to present the VCT@WORK initiative and discuss challenges and opportunities for scaling up VCT through workplace and community partners, while safeguarding workers’ rights.

  2. Event

    Understanding the Impact of Travel Restrictions on Universal Access from the Perspectives of Migrant Sending and Receiving Countries – A Dialogue

    23 July 2014

    Global Village Debate at AIDS 2014 (Melbourne) on Wednesday 23 July, 11:00 - 12:30 at the Clarendom Auditorium.

  3. Event

    Using the Law to Defend Human Rights in the HIV Epidemic: Courts in Action

    21 July 2014

    Workshop at AIDS 2014 (Melbourne) on Monday 21 July, 14:30 - 17:30. Through interactive dialogue and practical, hands-on exercises, this workshop will familiarize judges, legal advocates, HIV and human rights activists and community leaders with a range of HIV-related human rights, including labour rights and how to implement them.