Successful course on management of vocational training centres for CPLP countries offered by the Institute for Employment and Vocational Training of Portugal (IEFP) and the ITCILO
Twelve officials from a number of member States of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) attended a training course on Management of Vocational Training Centres (MVTC) in Lisbon, Portugal from 14 to 18 May 2018.
Registration is now open for the workshop on transnational company agreements (TCAs). The meeting is organised with BDA and will take place on 3 July in Berlin
At the Centre, challenges and prospects on non-standard forms of employment are analyzed during the ILS Academy
Over the past few decades, in both industrialized and developing countries, there has been a marked shift away from “standard” (i.e. full-time, open-ended, direct) employment to non-standard forms of employment. In developing countries, non-standard workers have always constituted a substantial proportion of the labour force, but non-standard employment has also grown in segments of the labour market previously associated with standard jobs.
The 2018 International Labour Standards Academy is taking place on campus from 14 to 18 May 2018
Capacity development is a founding principle of the ILO’s Development Cooperation Strategy to secure better decent work outcomes by providing improved services to constituents. But how can we increase the effectiveness of capacity-building programmes for constituents and everyone engaged in the world of work?
From 23 to 27 April 2018, the Centre will be running a new course on Private Sector Development in Fragile Settings through Value Chains. Supported by the ILO office in New Delhi, and organized in conjunction with the VV Giri National Labour Institute of India, the course has been especially designed for the staff of the Office of the Chief Executive of the Government of Afghanistan.
The publication, entitled "Transnational Company Agreements: Issues, Approaches and Practices, a guide for employers’ organisations and companies”, has been published and it is meant as a practical tool to help companies and employers gain data and insight on TCAs, and as a result making more informed decisions before signing one
On 20 April, the Centre celebrates Earth Day 2018 with two initiatives.
Five videos on raising awareness of fair recruitment practices are now available
The ITCILO has signed a UN Agency to UN Agency contribution agreement with the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) for the organization of four training events.
As part of the “Promoting Rural Youth Employment in Afghanistan” project, the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization has implemented a three-day workshop on training methodologies for newly certified SIYB (Start and Improve Your Business) trainers in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, from 26 to 28 March 2018.
On International Women’s Day, the Centre participated in a special event, organized by the ILO Pakistan Office and the ILO Project on Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains, which brought together representatives of governments, employers, workers, academia, civil society and development agencies.
On March 15, the Centre was visited by Maria Virgilia Basilio Encarnação, Maria do Rosário Sousa Nolasco Medeiros and Rita Susana Mendonça de Barros e Vasconcelos, representatives of Lisbon (Portugal) Municipal Council, along with Giovanni Ginobili from the Formazione 80 Association of Turin (Italy).
Two additional videos on raising awareness of fair recruitment practices are now available
The Centre will be hosting a World Bank Seminar on implementing the Methodology for Assessing Procurement Systems (MAPS), on campus, from 19 to 22 March 2018
Technology transforming learning: reinventing learning environments for the world of work
The Centre has recently released its 2018-21 Gender and Diversity Action Plan, while the ILO joins the UN system in shining the spotlight on rural women.
Today, 6 March 2018, the GOALI initiative (Global Online Access to Legal Information) is launched in Geneva.
Today, 5 March, marks the inauguration of the 2018 Academic Year at the Turin School of Development, whose programme includes all the Masters Programmes organized by the ILO’s International Training Centre in conjunction with the University and Polytechnic of Turin.
As in previous years, the Centre will be taking part in the Italian “M’illumino di meno” initiative (Energy Saving Day), together with private citizens, companies, municipalities, schools and other participating organizations and institutions.