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

19 June 2017 - 30 June 2017

English

Bangkok, Thailand

A3510026

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Enrolment deadline: 19 June 2017

Trade union policy and organizing on labour migration

Trade union policy and organizing on labour migration

This course aims to strengthen trade unions' capacities to defend and promote the rights of migrant workers within the frameworks of the ILO's Fair Migration Agenda 2014 and Fair Recruitment Initiative, and the DWCPs and SDGs processes. Read More

03 July 2017 - 14 July 2017

English - French - Spanish

Turin Centre

A9010010

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Enrolment deadline: 03 July 2017

Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy

Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy

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

14 August 2017 - 25 August 2017

English - French

Lomé, Togo

A1510030

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Enrolment deadline: 14 August 2017

Formación sindical sobre Normas Internacionales del Trabajo con especial atención a la libertad sindical y la negociación colectiva

Formación sindical sobre Normas Internacionales del Trabajo con especial atención a la libertad sindical y la negociación colectiva

El curso contribuirá al desarrollo de competencias sindicales en el manejo de las normas internacionales de la OIT. Read More

14 August 2017 - 25 August 2017

Spanish

Santiago de Chile

A2510028

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Enrolment deadline: 14 August 2017

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

04 September 2017 - 15 September 2017

English

New Delhi, India

A3510027

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Enrolment deadline: 04 September 2017

Trade union training on global supply chains and trade union strategies: Follow-up of the ILC discussion

Trade union training on global supply chains and trade union strategies: Follow-up of the ILC discussion

The course is intended to develop trade unions' capacities in the areas of freedom of association, organizing and collective-bargaining strategies in MNEs and their supply chains. Read More

11 September 2017 - 15 September 2017

English - French - Spanish

Turin Centre

A9010009

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Enrolment deadline: 11 September 2017

Objetivos de desarrollo sostenible: Políticas sindicales y planes de acción

Objetivos de desarrollo sostenible: Políticas sindicales y planes de acción

Los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) fueron adoptados por las Naciones Unidas como la agenda de desarrollo para el Sistema Internacional. Read More

18 September 2017 - 29 September 2017

Spanish

Santiago de Chile

A2510029

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Enrolment deadline: 18 September 2017

Sustainable development goals: Trade union policies and national/regional action plans for Europe

Sustainable development goals: Trade union policies and national/regional action plans for Europe

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been adopted by the UN as the development agenda for the international system. Read More

25 September 2017 - 06 October 2017

English - Russian

Turin Centre

A4010024

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Enrolment deadline: 25 September 2017

Sustainable development goals: Trade union policies and national/regional action plans for Arab States

Sustainable development goals: Trade union policies and national/regional action plans for Arab States

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been adopted by the UN as the development agenda for the international system. Read More

25 September 2017 - 06 October 2017

English - Arabic

Turin Centre

A5010023

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Enrolment deadline: 25 September 2017

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

09 October 2017 - 20 October 2017

English - French - Spanish

Turin Centre

A9010011

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Enrolment deadline: 09 October 2017

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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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