The Centre’s Workers’ Activities Programme responds to the training needs of workers’ organizations around the world and strengthens their capacities for effective representation of the interests of working people by holding advanced courses, developing training materials, running capacity-building projects and providing advisory services

In 2016, special attention will be given to international labour standards, trade union strategies in multinational companies and global supply chains and the transition from informal to formal economy. The courses are for participants aged under 45, with equal opportunities for women and men. Training courses under the Workers’ Activities Programme are by invitation. Additional candidates paying an appropriate fee may be accepted subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Workers’ Group of the ILO Governing Body.

Upcoming courses

Sustainable development goals: Trade union policies and national/regional action plans for Asia and the Pacific

Sustainable development goals: Trade union policies and national/regional action plans for Asia and the Pacific

As a follow-up to the Global Workers' Academy on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this course aims to develop union capacities in Asia and Pacific to shape and influence the full implementation of the agenda. Read More

30 October 2017 - 17 November 2017

English

Blended

A3710026

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Transition from the informal to the formal economy: Trade union strategies and follow-up to ILO Recommendation 204

Transition from the informal to the formal economy: Trade union strategies and follow-up to ILO Recommendation 204

As a follow-up to the Global Workers' Academy on the same topic held in 2016, the course seeks to improve the technical competences of union leaders, educators and organizers in identifying and addressing the underlying causes of informality and the barriers to entry into the economic and social mainstream. Read More

20 November 2017 - 24 November 2017

English

New Delhi, India

A3510027

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Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy: Trade Union Strategies

Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy: Trade Union Strategies

This course aims to equip union representatives with the relevant knowledge and skills to support their unions' effort in tackling the barriers that impede the entry of workers into the economic and social mainstream. Read More

20 November 2017 - 01 December 2017

English - French

Lomé, Togo

A1510030

English

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Global Workers' Academy on the Future of Work: Organizing and Collective Bargaining

Global Workers' Academy on the Future of Work: Organizing and Collective Bargaining

The accelerated pace of change in globalization, technology, demographics and climate change has led to rapid transformations in the world of work and has been accompanied by high levels of uncertainty, fear and insecurity. Read More

27 November 2017 - 01 December 2017

English - French - Spanish

Turin Centre

A9010011

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Workers' Activities

The Programme for Workers’ Activities is the training arm of the Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV) of the ILO. The Programme responds to the training needs of workers' organizations through courses, materials, projects and advisory services.

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International Training Centre of the ILO

Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin - Italy

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