Events

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International Labor Standards for Magistrates, Jurists and Law Scholars (Buenos Aires, 8-12 July 2019)

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.

 

Training on Disaster Risk Reduction for South-South Practitioners (Turin, 10 -14 June 2019)

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.

 

 

Meeting on ‘How will the post BAPA+40 era further contribute to the attainment of the 2030 Agenda? (Geneva, 23rd May 2019) ‘ 

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.

 

Course on Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Local Development – South-South and triangular cooperation approach (Turin, 10-14 June 2019)

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 ILO, South Centre Side Event at the Second High-Level Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) (Buenos Aires, 21 March 2019)

 

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.

 

 

 

 ILO Solution Forum during the Global South-South Development Expo 2018 (New York, 27th -30th November 2018) 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 Course on Sustainable Tourism and Local Development in Rural Areas (05-09 Nov 2018)

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Informal meeting of Geneva-based agencies in preparation of the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation – BAPA+40 (ILO Geneva, 01 Nov 2018)

 

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

 

 

 

South-South Exchange workshop on Convention No.169 of the ILO: Capacity Building and Promoting Alliance among Latin American countries (Geneva, 18th September 2018) 

 

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.

 

 

 

Expert meeting on the Future of Work in Asia: Skills development strategies to promote employment-rich and equitable growth in the care economy (Turin, Italy, 17-19 Sept 2018) 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

South-South Expert Knowledge Sharing Forum on Policy Innovations and Lessons Learned on Enterprise Formalization (Manila, 16-18 July 2018)

 

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.

 

 

 

Tripartite-plus Consultation on Knowledge Sharing and Roadmap Development for Upgrading Employee Social Security Institutions in Pakistan (Islamabad, 16 July 2018) 

 

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.

 

 

 

 Promoting inclusive labour market solutions in the Western Balkans: Peer learning exchange across Western Balkan countries (Budapest, 25-26 June 2018)

 

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.

 

 

Programme de coopération Sud-Sud pour les pays d’Afrique dans les domaines du dialogue social et de la protection sociale (Alger, 27-28 Juin 2018)

 Curso Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres y Desarrollo Local Sostenible (Turín, 11-15 Jun 2018)

Academia sobre o Trabalho Digno, em português (Turim, 27 Mai – 01 Jun 2018)

Curso Promoviendo el Desarrollo Rural: turismo sostenible y cadenas cortas (Turín, 16-20 Abr 2018)

ILO Academy on Rural Development – Towards Decent Work (Turin, 27 Nov – 08 Dec 2017)

4th World Forum of Local Economic Development (Praia, 17-20 Oct 2017)

12th Global Labour University Conference (New Delhi, 04-06 Oct 2017)

 Work and Society Workshop (Turin, 21-22 Sep 2017)

 Taller Promover el Empleo de las Personas con Discapacidad a través de Redes Empresariales (Lima, 31 Ago – 1 Sep 2017)

 Seminário sobre o Papel da ESS na Implementação dos ODS (Praia, 20-22 Jul 2017)

 8th ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (Seoul, 26-30 Jun 2017)

 Curso Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres y Desarrollo Local Sostenible (Turín, 12-16 Jun 2017)

 Atelier Tripartite des Mandants de l’OIT (Dakar, 23-25 Mai 2017)

 South-South Cooperation for Decent Work in Africa, Validation Workshop (Casablanca, 11-12 May 2017)

 Buró Ejecutivo de ORU Fogar (Rabat, 24-25 Abr 2017)

 SSTC Webinar – Regional Learning Journeys (31 Mar 2017)

 2o Foro Regional de DEL para la América Latina (Cochabamba, 28-31 Mar 2017)

 Curso Promoviendo el Desarrollo Rural: turismo sostenible y cadenas cortas (Turín, 27-31 Mar 2017)

 7th ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (San Jose, 21-25 Nov 2016)

 Global South-South Development Expo 2016 (Dubai, 31 Oct – 03 Nov 2016)

 ILO Academy on the Green Economy (Turin, 03-14 Oct 2016)

 ILO-China-ASEAN High Level Seminar on SSTC and Social Protection (Beijing, 06-08 Sep 2016)

 1st Cape Verdean Congress on SSE and SSTC (Praia, 05-07 May 2016)

 6th ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (Puebla, 23-27 Nov 2015)

 3rd World Forum of Local Economic Development (Turin, 13-16 Oct 2015)

 5th ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (Johannesburg, 27-31 Jul 2015)

 4th ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (Campinas, 28 Jul – 01 Aug 2014)

 3rd ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (Agadir, 08-12 Apr 2013)