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Areas of Expertise

Unacceptable forms of work

Unacceptable forms of work
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Work situations that deny fundamental principles and rights at work or that put at risk the lives, health, freedom, human dignity or security of workers or subject households to conditions of poverty are unacceptable.

They have high economic, social and political costs for society in any country. Across all regions, some categories of workers are more vulnerable to being trapped into taking on unacceptable forms of work than others. The training activities of the Centre seek to better equip ILO constituents and other ILO stakeholders to protect both women and men workers from unacceptable forms of work, with an emphasis on categories of workers for whom protection needs are acute, in particular women in global supply chains, and migrant, construction, agricultural and domestic workers. Special attention is paid to the fight against child labour, forced labour and trafficking.

Upcoming courses

Distance training in best practices in ILS reporting

Distance training in best practices in ILS reporting

This course aims to improve reporting on the application, in law and in practice, of ratified ILO Conventions. Read More

01 April 2019 - 24 May 2019

English

Distance

A9712033

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Enrolment deadline: 22 March 2019

International labour standards for judges, lawyers and legal educators

International labour standards for judges, lawyers and legal educators

This course examines international labour standards as a resource for strengthening domestic case law on labour issues. Read More

27 May 2019 - 07 June 2019

English - French

Turin Centre

A9012036

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Enrolment deadline: 19 April 2019

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

Turin Centre

A9012035

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Enrolment deadline: 19 April 2019

Normas internacionales del trabajo para magistrados, juristas y docentes en derecho

Normas internacionales del trabajo para magistrados, juristas y docentes en derecho

El curso analiza las normas internacionales del trabajo como recurso para fortalecer la jurisprudencia nacional en temas laborales. Read More

22 July 2019 - 26 July 2019

Spanish

Latin America (TBD)

A2512040

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Enrolment deadline: 21 June 2019

Academy on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

Academy on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

This course is intended to support constituents in meeting their obligations to respect, promote and realize fundamental principles and rights at work. Read More

30 September 2019 - 04 October 2019

English - French - Spanish

Turin Centre

A9012044

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Enrolment deadline: 23 August 2019

Decent Work for Domestic Workers

Decent Work for Domestic Workers

There has been increasing recognition, nationally and internationally, of the economic and social contribution made by domestic workers and of the need to improve their living and working conditions. Read More

30 September 2019 - 04 October 2019

English - French

Turin Centre

A9012020

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Enrolment deadline: 30 September 2019

Establishing fair recruitment processes

Establishing fair recruitment processes

In 2014, the ILO launched the "Fair Recruitment Initiative" to help prevent human trafficking, protect the rights of workers (including migrant workers) from abusive and fraudulent practices during the recruitment and placement process, reduce the cost of labour migration and enhance development gains. Read More

11 November 2019 - 15 November 2019

English - Spanish

Central America (TBD)

A2512045

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Enrolment deadline: 30 September 2019

Gender Academy - A global event on gender, work and development for experts and practitioners

Gender Academy - A global event on gender, work and development for experts and practitioners

Cutting-edge topics are presented and discussed in keynote lectures with simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Spanish. Read More

11 November 2019 - 22 November 2019

English - French - Spanish

Turin Centre

A9012046

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Enrolment deadline: 30 September 2019

Achieving education 2030 and eliminating child labour

Achieving education 2030 and eliminating child labour

Child labour is a barrier to the achievement of an inclusive and equitable quality education and to lifelong learning opportunities for all. Read More

02 December 2019 - 06 December 2019

English - French

Turin Centre

A9012047

English

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Enrolment deadline: 31 October 2019

News

The Centre celebrates World Day Against Child Labour

The Centre celebrates World Day Against Child Labour

This year, the events organized to celebrate World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) and World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay) shine a spotlight on the global need to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour. Read More

Uzbekistan has stopped the systematic use of child labour and has taken measures to end forced labour

Uzbekistan has stopped the systematic use of child labour and has taken measures to end forced labour

Uzbekistan has stopped the systematic use of child labour and has taken comprehensive measures to end the use of forced labour in the cotton harvest. Read More

Unit(s)

International Labour Standards, Rights at Work and Gender Equality

Our mission is to support the development of knowledge and skills to promote international labour standards (ILS) and rights at work, to strengthen their application and to advance the achievement of equality and decent work for all women and men.

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