International organizations are under an obligation to offer their staff fair employment conditions and effective means of employment dispute resolution. This requirement is not only the direct consequence of the immunities enjoyed by international organizations, but also reflects the aspiration of global organizations to attract and retain a talented and diverse workforce by providing a respectful and enabling workplace. The increasing number of employees affected by the managerial decisions of international organizations, as well as the growing judicialization of employment disputes, points to a need to improve the ability of international organizations to prevent and manage conflict effectively.
The training course is targeted at all staff involved in conflict prevention and resolution within international organizations, in particular HR and legal professionals and managers.
The workshop is intended to enhance the participants’ capacity to effectively prevent and manage employment disputes in international organizations.
At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
The workshop will address the following key themes:
The faculty of the training, which is reviewed annually, includes a mix ILO staff and internationally renowned experts from other international organizations.