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From 8 to 12 July, the International Training Center (ITCILO) run the course “International Labor Standards for Magistrates, Jurists and Law Scholars” in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The course, which examined international labor standards as a resource to strengthen national jurisprudence on labor issues, gathered judges and magistrates (especially those responsible for labor justice), labor lawyers, law scholars and legal advisers from workers’ and employers’ organizations in Latin America.
Disaster Risk Reduction is a precondition for sustainable development and decent work. This course aimed to empower policymakers and practitioners to build resilience to prevent and prepare for fragility situations caused by disasters supporting sustainable development and decent work at the local level. The training program directly contributed to ILO Outcome 4: Promoting sustainable enterprises, as well as to the Flagship Programme on Jobs for Peace and Resilience. It also facilitated dialogue and sharing of experiences amongst the participants.
The South Centre, the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the ILO are organizing a meeting for all Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office and to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and other International Organizations in Geneva. The meeting will brief them about the process, the main issues which were deliberated during the negotiation, the views expressed and the outcome of the BAPA+40 conference. The main actions that could be implemented to further promote SSC as well as triangular cooperation for the purpose of the attainment of the 2030 Agenda of sustainable development will also be discussed, bearing in mind that though SSC has been recognized as an important element of international cooperation for development; it is a complement to, not a substitute for, North-South cooperation. Lastly, the meeting is also a platform to exchange ideas and share views, among members of the Geneva diplomatic circle, development agencies, other institutions and stakeholders regarding the future direction for SSC and triangular cooperation and the main challenges to be faced.
Disaster Risk Reduction is a precondition for sustainable development and decent work. This course aims to empower policy makers and practitioners to build resilience to prevent and prepare for fragility situations caused by disasters supporting sustainable development and decent work at the local level.
The event entitled: “The Future of Work, Youth Employment and South-South Cooperation”. This panel discussed South-South and triangular cooperation and the future of work for youth from three angles: policies for skills development, green jobs, and social dialogue.
The Solution Forum successfully showcased ILO’s SSTC Good practices for Decent Work in different regions (i.e. Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia and the Pacific) and provided recommendations towards BAPA+40.
The course gathered twenty-three participants from Latin America who have extensive experience working on rural tourism. All participants were invited to present their projects and good practice of South-South cooperation in promoting sustainable tourism and local development in rural areas.
ILO, UNCTAD and South Centre co-hosted an informal consultation with the participation of WHO, UNCTAD, UNITAID, WIPO, UNEP, UNECE, IOM, ITC, ITU, UPU, UNITAR, SUN, IFAD and FAO, resulting in the Key messages to the consultative process of the Second High-Level Conference on South-South Cooperation BAPA+40 in March 2019
Hosted by the ILO in Geneva, the workshop on the Convention No. 169 concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples gathered high-level government officials and workers’ and employers’ representatives from Chile, Guatemala, Honduras, and Peru, along with international experts to discuss the process, challenges, and lessons learned from implementing Convention No. 169.
The Expert Meeting on the Future of Work in Asia gathered experts from Asia and Pacific to discuss the impact of demographic change on employment and decent work risks of the care economy in the region.
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 brought together around 30 high level policy makers and experts from the Philippines, Global South (Brazil, Chile, India and Uruguay) and the ILO.
ILO Country Office in Islamabad organised a one-day Consultation gathering National Social Security Institutions, relevant Departments and Organisations, and four provincial Employees Social Security Institutions representatives to discuss the challenges and develop the province-specific strategy to reform Pakistan Social Security System.
Hosted by the ILO Country Office (CO) Budapest with funding from Austrian Development Agency, the final event of the ILO sub-regional project: Promoting inclusive labour market solutions in the Western Balkans gathered officials and experts from Balkans countries as well as policy practitioner from Portugal, Austria, and Ireland to discuss inclusive labour market solutions in the region.