International Labour Standards for constituents

International Labour Standards for constituents

International Labour Standards for constituents

16 November–18 December 2020
The course is available in English, Français, Português

This course is part of the International Labour Standards Academy for Africa, a unique regional event that offers a choice of online highly-specialized training courses on international labour standards (ILS), and provides knowledge and tools on them to a broad range of professionals from Africa active in promoting rights at work. 

Key features

Learn with self-paced modules, webinars, videos, demos and key publications


Work with members of the international supervisory bodies, ILO specialists, ITCILO trainers and external lectures


Apply a management systems approach to ILS reporting

Introduction to the course

By examining the procedures and substance of the international labour standards system, the course aims to strengthen capacity to follow standards-related procedures, including reporting obligations under the ILO Constitution. The course is part of the first online International Labour Standards Academy for Africa, an event which brings together highly-specialized courses on ILS and gathers participants from various professional backgrounds during its virtual master classes, in order to explore the key role of ILS in the COVID-19 social and economic recovery and, more generally, in the UN Sustainable Development Framework.

Who attends this course?

Government officials, representatives of employers' and workers' organizations responsible for issues relating to international labour standards.

What topics does this course cover?
What will I gain from the course?
  • Capacity to participate actively in the procedures of standard setting, submission, ratification, regular and special supervision in the fields covered by the ILO’s mandate.
  • Capability to follow actively future discussion at the International Labour Conference on the adoption and application of ILS.
How is the course organized?
  • Three working languages, with simultaneous interpretation during the real time sessions.
  • Flexible self-guided components combined with live sessions and practical activities.residential phase.
  • Knowledge assessment at the start and at the end of the training. 
  • Members of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations, one of the main ILO bodies supervising the application of ILS by member States, among the resource persons.

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