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In this section you can get information about the courses and activities in the field of social security, HIV/AIDS, occupational safety and health and labour migration organized by the Social Protection Programme of the International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy.

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Title : Academy on Social Security

Code : A907137

Start Date : 22/09/2014

End Date : 03/10/2014

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English , French

Area/s of Interest : Social security for all

Description : The Academy on Social Security offers a unique opportunity to benefit from a diversified training package on governance and financing, reforms and extension of social protection systems. Participants will tailor-make their own two-week course by choosing from several elective courses, and will benefit from an innovative and dynamic learning environment.

Target group : The course is designed for officials committed to furthering social protection with innovative, practical methods and techniques. More precisely, (1) managers, planners, advisers and professionals working in social security institutions, (2) policy-planners and officials from key ministries responsible for the development and monitoring of social protection systems, (3) representatives of the social partners involved in the governance of social security institutions and (4) practitioners and consultants of UN agencies working on social protection.

Title : Employment injury schemes and the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases

Code : A907138

Start Date : 13/10/2014

End Date : 24/10/2014

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Occupational safety and health and working conditions

Description : The general objective of the course is to strengthen the capacity of employment injury institutions to improve the coverage and management of occupational accidents and diseases and to promote the prevention of occupational safety and health incidents. Through this course, the ILO intends to disseminate its international experience and facilitate knowledge-sharing and discussion of selected innovative and successful strategies to promote preventive and proactive OSH approaches in terms of employment injury schemes.

Target group : The course is aimed at decision-makers of ministries in charge of occupational safety and health and social security, as well as representatives of employers' and workers' organizations involved in the governance of OSH and social security, and technical staff from employment injury institutions. The programme may also be of interest to other people from training institutions involved in OSH and social security issues.

Title : HIV and AIDS and the World of Work: a prevention and social protection perspective

Code : A907143

Start Date : 13/10/2014

End Date : 24/10/2014

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English , French

Area/s of Interest : HIV/AIDS in the workplace

Description : Training of trainers concerning the HIV and AIDS Recommendation, 2010 (No.200), the ILO Code of Practice on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work, including a specific approach for the informal economy, together with elements of social protection, gender and social dialogue.

Target group : Officials of various institutions and ministries dealing with HIV and AIDS; representatives of workers' organizations; representatives of employers' organizations; NGOs.

Title : Decent work for domestic workers (DW4DW)

Code : A907139

Start Date : 27/10/2014

End Date : 31/10/2014

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Occupational safety and health and working conditions

Description : The course will focus on increasing awareness of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189) and the Domestic Workers Recommendation, 2011 (No. 201), to strengthen the broad-based protection of vulnerable groups such as migrant domestic workers and victims of child domestic labour. Exchange of international experiences will be encouraged.

Target group : The course is designed for government officials, workers' representatives, employers' representatives, other professionals engaged in actions to protect the rights of domestic workers; NGOs and representatives of civil society.

Title : Executive course on pensions (NEW)

Code : A907140

Start Date : 03/11/2014

End Date : 07/11/2014

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Social security for all

Description : The course provides advanced knowledge and management tools for the effective development of pension systems. The main aim is to enhance the capacity of key actors to better advise, design, manage, administer and supervise pension systems in a changing global economic and financial environment.

Target group : The course is designed for pension fund managers, board members, custodians and pension policy-makers from key ministries and social security institutions responsible for the development, regulation and supervision of national pension systems. Workers' and employers' representatives will also benefit from this training activity.

Title : National programmes and systems of occupational safety and health

Code : A907141

Start Date : 24/11/2014

End Date : 05/12/2014

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Occupational safety and health and working conditions

Description : This course promotes the ILO Strategic Approach to Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) based on the ILO Conventions 155 and 161. It facilitates the knowledge and skills needed for the preparation, implementation, evaluation and review of a national OSH policy and programme.

Target group : The course is aimed at decision-makers at ministries in charge of OSH; technical staff of ministries and organizations dealing with OSH; representatives of employers' and workers' organizations involved in national governance.

Title : Mainstreaming migration into national development planning (NEW)

Code : A907144

Start Date : 24/11/2014

End Date : 28/11/2014

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Labour migration

Description : The course will provide an overview of how migration and development are linked and provide guidelines on how better integrate migration into national development planning processes. Exchange of international experiences will be encouraged.

Target group : The course is designed for national government officials from different ministries who are in charge of migration policies and development planning processes, practitioners, workers' representatives, employers' representatives, NGOs; diaspora and migrant associations; international development agencies; regional economic communities; research institutes.

Title : Actuarial modelling of public pension schemes

Code : A907142

Start Date : 24/11/2014

End Date : 05/12/2014

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Social security for all

Description : Quantitative specialists working for public pension schemes will be trained to develop and build their own scheme-specific model based on the generic models of the ILO. At the end of the workshop, participants will be in a position to support the financial forecast of their institutions.

Target group : The course is designed for quantitative specialists such as economists, actuaries, statisticians, mathematicians, computer programmers, accountants and financial managers involved in the financial planning of public pension schemes.

Title : Master in Occupational Safety and Health (BLENDED)

Code : A978038(C)

Start Date : 07/09/2015

End Date : 30/09/2016

Venue : Blended

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Occupational safety and health and working conditions

Description : The general objective of the course is to facilitate the knowledge and skills required for dealing effectively with safety and health management in enterprises. OSH professionals need a multidisciplinary background to successfully operate in the broad field of OSH, therefore the programme incorporates training sessions on all the topics and disciplines relevant to OSH. The training focuses not only on OSH issues but also on the development of organizational, managerial and interpersonal skills. Study visits to 15 different productive settings are planned in order to offer direct interaction with experts in the field.

Target group : The course has been specifically designed for hygienists, physicians, chemists, engineers, inspectors, practitioners and civil servants with a university degree but without previous specialization in OSH, who are working, or wish to work, as OSH specialists.

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