Events and meetings

November 2022

  1. Economic diversification, industrial linkages and FDI local sourcing towards decent work and a human-centred employment recovery in Asia- Pacific

    21 November - 2 December 2022

    An online course that aims to increase knowledge on policies that promote economic diversification, industrial linkages and FDI local sourcing. The course aims to build stakeholder capacities to advocate for evidence-based policies, develop consensus and advise their institutions on strategies that enable industrial linkages and leverage direct investments for creation of productive employment and local industry development.

  2. Fostering Green Business Growth

    21 November - 2 December 2022

    Environmental challenges, including climate change, are changing the way businesses work, either because they are forced to or because they proactively seek to. Green businesses are more profitable and future proof. This course targets policy makers and business service providers involved in the design and implementation of national or local strategies and instruments to support the greening of businesses, providing both a conceptual and practical overview of how to support SMEs going green.

  3. Workshop on digital wage payments in Cambodia’s garment industry

    15 November 2022

    Better Factories Cambodia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training in Cambodia and the ILO’s Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work, hosted a one-day workshop on promoting responsible digital wage payments in Cambodia’s garment industry.

  4. ApexFinCoop: Advance policy and effectiveness for financial cooperative apexes

    14 - 25 November 2022

  5. Transformational change for gender equality through responsible business conduct

    14 November - 2 December 2022

    This three-week online course will look at the role of governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations as well as enterprises in advancing gender equality in the world of work, and explore how responsible business conduct can be used to create inclusive and equitable workplaces. The course offers two learning tracks to better fit the diverse training objectives of the participants.

  6. Promoting Green Jobs in a Circular Economy

    7 - 25 November 2022

    The course will provide participants with the knowledge to systemically apply measures to promote the creation of more and better jobs in the circular economy. They will acquire both the tools and the technical knowledge to be able to initiate and implement change processes at institutional, business and policy level.

October 2022

  1. Financial Inclusion Week 2022: Scaling responsible digital wages for inclusive growth

    17 - 20 October 2022

    The Centre for Financial Inclusion organized the eighth edition of the Financial Inclusion Week from 17 to 20 October 2022. The ILO’s Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work participated in a joint session with Better Than Cash Alliance and BSR on “Scaling responsible digital wages for inclusive growth”.

  2. International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: the labour dimension of human rights due diligence

    17 October - 11 November 2022

    Online course aims to strengthen the capacity of participants to understand the principles of international labour standards as they relate to company operations (including due diligence related to labour rights) and how those principles can be most effectively implemented in company operations.

  3. Closing workshop of the U.N. Partnership for Action on the Green Economy (PAGE) in Senegal

    13 - 14 October 2022

  4. Investing in a Just Transition

    6 October 2022

    The ILO’s Social Finance Programme and the Impact Investing Institute organized a session during the 2022 Building Bridges week, focussing on investing in a Just Transition.

  5. Launch Webinar | Digitalise your Business guide

    4 October 2022

  6. How can finance support a far-reaching Just Transition to sustainable development?

    3 October 2022

    The Director of the Enterprises Department of the ILO participated in a panel discussion during the 2022 Building Bridges week, focussing on how finance can support a far-reaching Just Transition to sustainable development.

September 2022

  1. Human resource development in the financial inclusion sector: Supporting managers in their HRD role

    22 September 2022

    The e-MFP Human Resources Action Group and the ILO’s Social Finance Programme organized a webinar series on human resource development (HRD) in the financial inclusion sector in 2022. Throughout the series we shared the results of the Action Group’s 2021 survey on HRD practices and discussed different topics with microfinance practitioners: aligning HRD and business strategy, supporting managers in their HRD role and equal opportunities for women.

  2. Supporting managers in the financial sector in their HR role

    22 September 2022

    Last year, the European Microfinance Platform conducted a survey on human resource development practices in the financial sector. One of the priority topics for financial service providers that emerged, was how to help managers in financial institutions recruit, support and mentor their staff. This webinar will summarize key actions that emerged from the survey, based on input from 195 financial service providers globally. Senior managers from VisionFund (Bolivia), Al Majmoua (Lebanon) and ASKI (Philippines) will also share their HR practices and lessons learned.

  3. On line course on Insurance for Development

    19 September - 21 October 2022

    The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility and the International Training Centre of the ILO organize the third edition of the online course Insurance for Development, from 19 September to 21 October, 2022.

  4. Putting the S in ESG

    15 September 2022

    Sustainable finance is about much more than the environment. It is a multidimensional concept that equally weighs social, economic and environmental elements. The financial sector has made considerable progress on measuring and incorporating the environmental element of investments, but it still struggles with the social dimension. A webinar on 15 September will discuss how to consider in the “S” in ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) in investing.

  5. Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: the approach of the MNE Declaration

    12 September - 7 October 2022

    This online course will look at the potential of enterprises to contribute to the achievement of decent work for all, a universal goal recognized in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It provides a comprehensive introduction the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration), and touches upon issues related to Business and International Labour Standards, Responsible Business Conduct (RBC), Human Right Due Diligence and social dialogue amongst others.

  6. Green jobs for sustainable development: Concepts and practices

    5 September - 14 October 2022

    The objective of the course is to improve the understanding of green jobs key concepts and definitions as part of the world of work’s contribution to sustainable development, through a review of tools, selected literature and on-going practices.

August 2022

  1. Webinar series on "Navigating shocks and crises: A framework for small firms in developing countries"

    29 August - 5 September 2022

    The ILO, supported by McKinsey & Company, recently published a comprehensive framework of policy options to help small firms in developing countries to confront shocks. This webinar series is based on the findings of the report, and focuses on the Caribbean, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions. It aims to discuss key challenges that shocks pose, and a range of policy options for governments and stakeholders to support small firms during such conditions.

July 2022

  1. Boosting Social Enterprise Development in Malaysia

    19 July 2022