Academy on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

Academy on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

Academy on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

12–16 October 2020
The course is available in English, Français

Fundamental principles and rights at work provide the foundation on which equitable and just societies are built. This academy is an opportunity for labour rights advocates to unite around a common goal: ensure that all workers enjoy their fundamental rights at work.

Join this academy and become a part of positive change.

Key features
Learn differently

The Centre’s training methods include videos and online demos

High-level resources

Learn from ILO specialists, ITCILO trainers, and external lecturers

Proven procedures

This academy is based on ILO-recognized strategies and standards

Introduction to the course

This course is intended to support constituents in meeting their obligations to respect, promote and realize fundamental principles and rights at work. It will offer constituents and other actors the opportunity to address ratification and implementation gaps in respect of fundamental principles and rights at work at the national level.

Who attends this course?

All persons working on or interested in stopping/reducing violations of fundamental principles and rights at work. These include but are not limited to officials, policy-makers and practitioners from ministries of labour and related ministries, including labour inspectors; representatives of trade unions, employers' organizations and companies; ILO staff and staff of NGOs and international organizations.

What topics does this academy cover?

This five-day academy offers participants a dynamic environment to learn and collaborate.

  • Unacceptable work
  • Workers’ rights
  • Decent work
What will I learn?

This academy is taught by subject matter experts from the ILO and ITCILO.

  • How to use modern tools and the ILO’s intervention models to spot the signs of forced labour
  • All about gender neutral job criteria, and why it is useful for evaluation
  • Key principles underpinning sound labour and industrial relations
What will I be able to do?

Participants learn how to promote fundamental rights for workers in all jobs.

  • Address the urgent goal of ensuring rights at work for all workers 
  • Mitigate the challenges that impede efforts to realize fundamental rights at work
  • Realize innovative solutions to the common issues preventing workers from working in conditions of dignity, equality, and freedom
Why should I join?

The Turin Centre is known for its innovative learning methods and training styles.

  • The academy was designed according to adult learning styles and builds from case studies to active learning.
  • The Centre recognizes and values the diversity, in terms of background and experience, within each group of participants.
  • Participants engage in an online dialogue with the trainers and organizers before the academy begins.

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