Best practices in ILS reporting

Best practices in ILS reporting

Best practices in ILS reporting

22 March–14 May 2021
The course is available in English
Introduction to the course

This course provides knowledge and skills for improving reporting on the application, in law and in practice, of ratified ILO Conventions.

Who attends this course?

Government officials responsible for reporting on the application of ratified ILO Conventions; representatives of employers' and workers' organizations involved in reporting activities.

What topics does this course cover?
  • ILO reporting background.
  • Reports on ratified Conventions: types, forms, content, communication to and consultations with representative organizations of employers and workers, periodicity, exceptions, calendar of action and challenges.
  • Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR).
  • Conference Committee on the Application of Standards (CAS).
What will I gain from the course?
  • Background knowledge of the ILO and its ILS system.
  • Detailed and updated knowledge of the role and operation of reporting in the ILS system.
  • Capacity to use the NORMLEX databases, the MILSR website and other resources relevant to ILS reporting.
  • Capacity to prepare (or participate in the preparation of) the reports on the application, in law and in practice, of ratified ILO Conventions.
How is the course organized?
  • Approximately 6 hours per week.
  • 16 self-guided sessions, with two sessions to be completed each week, combined with live webinars.
  • A tutor follows participants’ progress.
  • Knowledge assessment at the start and at the end of the training.
  • A unique assignment consisting in the drafting of a report on the application of a ratified ILO Convention, which is then commented in order to improve quality.
  • Course content relies on materials to work with, multiple-choice quizzes, short answer quizzes for return to the tutor, videos, screencasts of NORMLEX database, and a Forum for discussion.