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Strengthening workers' organizations

Strengthening workers' organizations
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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

International labour standards

International labour standards

By examining the procedures and substance of the international labour standards system, the course aims to strengthen participants' capacity to follow standards-related procedures, including reporting obligations under the ILO Constitution. Read More

27 May 2019 - 07 June 2019

English - French - Spanish - Russian

Turin Centre

A9012035

English - French - Spanish

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Enrolment deadline: 30 April 2019


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Promotion of labour migration standards for sustainable development

Promotion of labour migration standards for sustainable development

The significance of labour migration for development has been gaining prominence in global, continental, regional and national discourse. Read More

03 June 2019 - 28 June 2019

English - Portuguese

Blended

A1712081

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Tripartism, social dialogue and collective bargaining

Tripartism, social dialogue and collective bargaining

This course aims to develop the skills and competencies of trade unions in relation to tripartism, social dialogue and collective bargaining. Read More

24 June 2019 - 19 July 2019

English - French - Spanish

Blended

A9712079

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Regional trade union training on tripartism, social dialogue and collective bargaining

Regional trade union training on tripartism, social dialogue and collective bargaining

This blended trade-union training course will contribute to the development and enhancement of trade-union understanding, skills and capacities in social dialogue and collective bargaining, and to the creation of an enabling environment conducive to the full exercise of workers' rights, leading to decent work, inclusive growth and equitable development. Read More

01 July 2019 - 26 July 2019

English

Blended

A3712086

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Formación sindical en Seguridad Social

Formación sindical en Seguridad Social

Este curso tiene como objetivo contribuir al desarrollo de capacidades de los representantes sindicales de los países seleccionados para ampliar la cobertura de los sistemas de protección social, con el objetivo de proporcionar funciones de equidad, resiliencia y oportunidad de los sistemas de protección social en el contexto de la Agenda 2030 (ODS). Read More

12 August 2019 - 06 September 2019

Spanish - Portuguese

Blended

A2712087

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Trade union training on social security

Trade union training on social security

This course aims to build the capacities of trade-union representatives from selected countries to increase the coverage and effectiveness of social protection systems, with a view to enhancing the equity, resilience and opportunity functions of such systems within the context of Agenda 2030 (SDGs). Read More

09 September 2019 - 04 October 2019

English - French - Spanish

Blended

A9712088

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Trade Union training on Decent Work and Care Economy

Trade Union training on Decent Work and Care Economy

In 2009, the United Nations System introduced Social Protection Floors as one of nine strategies for overcoming the economic and financial crisis. Read More

11 November 2019 - 22 November 2019

English - French - Spanish

Turin Centre

A9012089

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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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International Training Centre of the ILO

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10127 Turin - Italy

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