Future Leaders in the World of Work

Future Leaders in the World of Work

Future Leaders in the World of Work

Summer University

29 juillet–9 août 2024
Le cours est disponible en English

The Future Leaders in the World of Work Summer University fosters the ambitions of mission-driven university students and young professionals to work in support of Global South, South-South and Triangular cooperation initiatives for human-centred development.

The Summer University is implemented in cooperation with ITCILO knowledge partners and in the framework of the Turin School of Development.

 

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Key features
Blended Learning Experience

Combining a face-to-face and an online learning component. Live the ITCILO on-Campus experience in Turin, Italy, and connect online for international career coaching sessions.

Social Sustainability Focus

Summer University participants share an academic, research, or professional interest in issues lying at the heart of the social dimension of sustainable development.

Networking and Knowledge Exchange

Meet the next generation of leaders for human-centred development; join ILO officials, social entrepreneurs and international practitioners shaping the world of work.

Présentation du cours

The Future Leaders in the World of Work Global Conference supports the next generation of leaders supporting South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) initiatives. It equips them with the theoretical and practical skills needed to devise systemic and integrated approaches to sustainable development that promote social justice and enhance sustainable development dividends for all. The Global Conference is a training ground for future leaders in the world of work to acquire and hone core competencies for lasting, sustainable impact. It welcomes young leaders seeking to join global governance structures, national, international and non-governmental organizations, the social and solidarity economy, and social enterprises to champion socially sustainable development on a global scale. This training activity is part of the INTEGR¿ curriculum.

Groupes cibles

The Global Conference welcomes undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals (within 5 years of their graduation at the time of application) interested in exploring themes lying at the intersection of South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC), sustainable development and the world of work.

Future Leaders
What will I learn?

The Summer University features plenary sessions, elective course tracks and envisioning sessions structured around topics including:

  • Leveraging South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) Initiatives for Human-Centred Development;
  • Emerging Technologies and New Forms of Work;
  • The World of Work in a Changing Climate;
  • Managing Information for Accuracy;
  • Decent Work and Global Population Trends;
  • Equal Access to Decent Work Opportunities;
  • Trade and Investment for More and Better Jobs in Global Supply Chains;
Plenary sitting
Structure

The Summer University features a face-to-face and an online component.

The ITCILO Campus in Turin, Italy, initially welcomes a global cohort of participants for two weeks (29 July – 9 August) of live plenary, elective, and envisioning sessions on topics at the heart of the work of the ILO.

Participants also have the option to attend a mini-series of online, career-coaching webinars for global professionals following up from the face-to-face component of the course.

  • Plenary sessions run each morning, Monday to Friday, 9:00-10:30.
  • Elective course tracks take place between 11:00-12:30 (Morning Sessions) and 14:00-17:00 (Afternoon Sessions), Tuesday and Wednesday of Week 1 (30-31 July). Participants have the possibility of choosing one elective Morning Session and one Afternoon Session.
  • Study visit to Geneva at the ILO Headquarters at the end of Week 1 (1-2 August 2024).
  • Envisioning sessions are scheduled for the beginning of Week 2 (6-7 August). Participants attend the envisioning sessions dedicated to the topics explored during the Week 1 elective course tracks, for a total of two envisioning tracks attended per participant.

In conclusion of the envisioning sessions, participants create consensus around the drafts of policy-oriented “Fundamental Considerations” documents (one per elective course track explored) which will be brought to the attention of key ILO stakeholders in preparation for the Summit of the Future 2024.

Future Leaders in the World of Work: Insights Series

Opening remarks: Christophe Perrin, Director of the International Training Centre of the ILO and Director of the Turin School of Development. Mr Perrin is a senior official at the International Labour Organization (ILO), with a 27-year career in this Organization. He has been appointed as Director of the International Training Centre of the ILO as of 1 April 2023. Prior to his appointment, he was Director of the Multilateral Cooperation Department since July 2016; Director of the Official Meetings, Documentation and Relations Department from 2012 to 2016; Chief of the Official Relations Branch from 2010 to 2012 and Senior Advisor for Europe and Central Asia in the Office of the ILO Director-General from 2003 to 2010.

Anita Amorim, Head of the Emerging and Special Partnerships Unit of the ILO since 2008. She currently coordinates and manages the unit, which is located in the partnerships department. Among her current duties she identifies trends and opportunities within the UN system to promote the Decent Work Agenda and the ILO’s Century Initiatives in the framework of South-South and triangular cooperation.

Ambassador Amr Aljowaily is an international civil servant, diplomat, academic, and writer with 32 years of professional experience. He is currently the strategic advisor to the deputy chairperson of the African Union Commission (Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagement) in Addis Ababa. As an academic, he is a visiting faculty member at the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Multilateral Diplomacy Program since 2014, and at DiploFoundation since 2007. He was previously a board member of the Institute for Diplomatic Studies (1994–1996) and the American University in Cairo (AU), including the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP).

Professor ZHA Daojiong is professor of international political economy in the School of International Studies, Peking University, where he also directs a Center on Transnational Issues, the research office of the South-South Cooperation and Development, and holds a professorship in the University’s Ocean Research Institute. He specializes in studying non-traditional security issues in China’s foreign relations, with a particular focus on energy, food, and trans-boundary water issues.

ITCILO Campus life

Located along the banks of the Po River, the ITCILO Turin Campus allows participants to live and study immersed in nature, in a safe and secure environment conducive to learning, exploring, and discovering what the city of Turin has to offer.

Venice, Geneva and Turin
Explore Europe
  • Turin
    Capital of the Italian region of Piedmont just a few kilometers away from France, Switzerland and Italy’s rugged Ligurian coast, Turin stuns global visitors with its unique charm. While featuring a rich history, charming art galleries and a world-renowned enogastronomic tradition, Turin maintains a firm global outlook through its active participation in strategic networks of global sister and friend cities. As testament to its international ties, Turin has been home of the United Nations Campus since 1964, where the ITCILO is located together with the United Nations System Staff College and the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute.
  • Geneva
    Week 1 of the Summer University includes a 2-day study visit to Geneva, Switzerland, for participants to explore the headquarters of selected Geneva-based UN agencies including the ILO, international and non-governmental organizations. During the study visit, participants will have the opportunity to not only take a deep-dive in the work of these entities, but also to meet representatives from their HR departments to explore how to best prepare for future employment opportunities in the broader space of multilateralism.
  • Nice, Monaco and Venice
    The ITCILO offers Summer University participants the opportunity to sign up for a daytrip to Monte Carlo (Monaco) and Nice (France), or Venice (Italy) for Saturday 3 August 2024. Whether in search of the atmospheres celebrated during the Belle Époque or eager to witness the splendor of the Most Serene Republic (“La Serenissima”), the Summer University features moments of leisure and relax for its participants to enjoy while away from home.
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Certificate

Participants completing all required activities unlock an official ITCILO Certificate of Participation in Digital Credentials Format, which allows for easy sharing (on CVs and digital platforms, e.g., LinkedIn) of their ongoing professional growth and development as Future Leaders in the World of Work.

About INTEGRŌ

INTEGRŌ is the global competence development facility for future leaders in the world of work of the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITCILO). Highlighting the ILO’s contributions in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, INTEGRŌ motivates future leaders to leverage synergies that connect Sustainable Development Goal 8 (SDG 8) to all of the other Goals for the benefit of their communities of reference. INTEGRŌ offers a wide range of global competence training opportunities which, while being stand-alone, work in synergy with one another for the formulation of a dynamic, integrated curriculum.

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