Past events

December 2023

  1. How to meet the challenges of youth employment?

    15 December - 15 November 2023

    There are approximately 73 million unemployed youth globally. Even in the best of times, young people face a tough situation in the labour market. In this episode of the World of Work Show, we discuss how to meet the challenges of youth employment with Sara Elder, Head of Employment Analyses & Economic Policies Unit of the ILO. Also, Sukti Dasgupta, director of the Department on Conditions of Work and Equality (WORKQUALITY) talks about the recent ILO/Fundación ONCE report about how people with disabilities can seize job opportunities in the ecological transition. And Katie McQue, one of the winners of the 2022 ILO Global Media Competition on Labour Migration, explains how balanced and ethical reporting can contribute to address stereotypes and misconceptions about migrant workers.

  2. Generative AI and Jobs: A global analysis of potential effects on job quantity and quality.

    7 December 2023

    The paper explores the complex relationship between Generative AI technologies and the global job market. It presents a global analysis, which suggests that the latest family of Generative AI has more potential to transform jobs by automating specific tasks, rather than replacing entire job roles.

  3. G7 Green jobs and skills: Increasing international cooperation and investment for just transitions

    6 December 2023

    The panel discussion will involve leaders from G7 countries, partners countries and social partners to discuss progress on just transition and the importance of green jobs and skills strategies for achieving the SDGs.

  4. Webinar: Inclusive property insurance - bridging the gap to financial security

    6 December 2023

    On 6 December 2023, the ILO's Social Finance Programme organized the webinar "Inclusive property insurance: bridging the gap to financial security".

  5. Webinar: How can fast-paced digitalization be sustainable in the financial sector? - Exploring good practices to promote decent work

    5 December 2023

    On 5 December 2023, the ILO's Social Finance Programme and the Sectoral Policies Department organized the webinar "How can fast-paced digitalization be sustainable in the financial sector? - Exploring good practices to promote decent work".

  6. Human-centred economics: The living standards of nations

    5 December 2023

    Richard Samans' book calls for a macroeconomic overhaul, prioritizing societal well-being and robust policy over mere economic growth, to bridge the gap between wealth and living standards.

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    The dynamics of youth employment and its supporting policy framework

    5 - 6 December 2023

    Tagging to the forthcoming 20th anniversary edition of the ILO Global Employment Trends for Youth 2024, the 1st Youth Employment Research Forum will bring together researchers from across the globe, who are advancing the frontiers of knowledge on youth employment and contributing to the evidence base.

  8. Ethiopia's 100th Anniversary of ILO membership

    4 December 2023

    Ethiopia celebrates 100th Anniversary of ILO Membership with a National Labour Conference. The High-Level Opening Ceremony will involve the ILO Regional Director, Deputy Director-General, Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister, Ministers, trade unions' leaders and employers' associations.

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    The impact of climate change on child labour: Challenges and opportunities for action

    1 December 2023

    Organized during the 14th annual meeting of the ILO Child Labour Platform, the conversation aims to foster understanding of the interlinkages between climate changes and labour rights, particularly child labour, and to provide an overview of what the ILO is doing to address this challenge.

November 2023

  1. From the Ground Up: Collective Action to End Child Labour in Supply Chains

    30 November - 1 December 2023

    The Platform’s annual meeting is an important opportunity to take stock of our collective efforts to combat child labour, exchange knowledge on common and emerging challenges, and foster partnerships and actions on the ground. Companies from across sectors and regions will convene in Geneva this year, along with representatives of governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, and international organizations.