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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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Strengthening financial governance and management of pension schemes in Arab States

Code : A508120

Start Date : 07/04/2015

End Date : 17/04/2015

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : Arabic

Area/s of Interest : Social security for all

Description : This course provides advanced knowledge and management tools for the effective supervision and administration of public-funded or partially funded pension plans. Public and private pension schemes in the region are analysed with an emphasis on pension reform and good governance. Techniques for financing social security schemes are reviewed, with a view to identifying methods of sustainable financing.

Target group : The course is designed for executives, managers, policy planners, financial officers and other professionals responsible for pension schemes.

Title : Distance learning course on occupational safety and health

Code : A978041

Start Date : 13/04/2015

End Date : 24/09/2015

Venue : Distance

Languages : English

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

Description : The objective of this distance learning course on OSH, delivered through an Internet-based platform, is to develop the competences required for dealing effectively with occupational safety and health issues. The course has an estimated duration of 550 hours of study.

Target group : The course has been designed for engineers, physicians, chemists, inspectors and other civil servants, or simply OSH practitioners interested in increasing their knowledge and competence on occupational safety and health.

Title : Training of Trainers SOLVE: integrating health promotion into occupational health and safety policy

Code : A908043

Start Date : 18/05/2015

End Date : 29/05/2015

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

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

Description : The objective of this course is to develop knowledge and skills leading to integration of psychosocial and health promotion issues in a comprehensive health and safety policy in the enterprise and the development of a framework for preventive action.

Target group : The course is designed for employers, general managers, human resource managers, OSH and social welfare managers of organizations and enterprises; Directors and officers of institutions and government departments responsible for OSH and health promotion; Members of organizations of employers and trade unions, with an active interest in health promotion at the workplace level; Managers and staff from organizations supporting businesses; consultants and university teachers and researchers working in the fields of occupational safety and health or health promotion.

Title : Academy on Labour Migration

Code : A908121

Start Date : 18/05/2015

End Date : 29/05/2015

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English , French

Area/s of Interest : Labour migration

Description : The Academy on Labour Migration reviews and analyses key issues, strategies, policies and tools for better governance of international labour migration, linking migration and development, and promoting the protection of rights of migrant workers and their families.

Target group : The course is designed for officials of public institutions and ministries dealing with migration issues; representatives of workers' organizations; representatives of employers' organizations; key stakeholders from NGOs; diaspora and migrant associations; officials from international development agencies and regional economic communities; and academics from research institutes.

Title : ISSA guidelines on information and communication technology

Code : A908122

Start Date : 08/06/2015

End Date : 12/06/2015

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Social security for all

Description : Information Communication Technology (ICT) is a crucial component of social security systems, contributing to increasing their quality and performance. This course is designed to develop the capacities of social protection professionals in the implementation, reform and governance of Information Communication Technology for social security systems. The principal aim will be to impart the skills required to find concrete solutions to social security systems through the use of ICT, focusing on ISSA's guidelines on Information and Communication Technology in two main areas: (1) governance and management, and (2) key technologies.

Target group : This course is designed for social security professionals from ISSA member institutions. In particular, participants should hold positions directly related to the design, implementation or reform of social security systems in the area of Information Communication Technology and who are interested in applying ICT to improve the quality and performance of social security systems and their administration.

Title : ISSA guidelines on investment of social security funds

Code : A908123

Start Date : 22/06/2015

End Date : 26/06/2015

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Social security for all

Description : Investing social security funds appropriately and responsibly requires a firm grasp of the underlying concepts and principles of investment. This course will allow participants to expand their knowledge and abilities through focusing on ISSA's Guidelines on Investment of Social Security Funds, with an overview of (1) investment governance principles, (2) investment governance structures, (3) common processes and (4) processes specific to internal and external investment management. Participants will learn best practices in investing a social security fund from implementation to monitoring of an investment policy.

Target group : This course is designed for social security professionals from ISSA member institutions. In particular, participants should hold positions directly related to the investment of social security funds and who are interested in improving the structures and processes of this investment through the application of ISSA guidelines.

Title : Gestión de la seguridad y salud en la empresa

Code : A208042

Start Date : 06/07/2015

End Date : 17/07/2015

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : Spanish

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

Description : El objetivo de este programa es el fortalecimiento de la capacidad para la implementación y desarrollo de sistemas de gestión efectivos de la Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo (SST) en las empresas.

Target group : Este programa está concebido especialmente para formadores/as y consultores/as procedentes de organizaciones gubernamentales, de empleadores y de trabajadores, implicadas en la promoción de la SST en las empresas. Resulta interesante también para organismos e instituciones, públicas o privadas, que ofrecen asesoramiento y formación sobre SST; y para empresarios/as y miembros del equipo técnico de las empresas con competencias en el área de SST.

Title : Estrategias para la implementación de pisos de protección social en América Latina

Code : A258124

Start Date : 13/07/2015

End Date : 17/07/2015

Venue : In the field

Languages : Spanish

Area/s of Interest : Social security for all

Description : El objetivo de este programa es el fortalecimiento de las capacidades de diagnóstico, análisis y definición de programas para la implementación y desarrollo de pisos de protección social.

Target group : Este programa está concebido especialmente para representantes de los interlocutores sociales implicados en los sistemas de protección social en América Latina; resulta interesante también para organismos e instituciones responsables del diseño, aplicación y seguimiento de las políticas públicas de salud y protección social, miembros de Organizaciones No Gubernamentales (ONG); funcionarios de organizaciones internacionales.

Title : G20 E-Learning on social protection

Code : A978125

Start Date : 07/09/2015

End Date : 04/12/2015

Venue : Distance

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Social security for all

Description : This course provides advanced knowledge and management tools on feasibility studies of national social protection floors through fiscal space analysis and poverty impact assessment. The course proposes to focus on the practical ways to establish the analytical facts base for the implementation of national social protection floors. The course is intended as the introductory course on technical assessments in the field of costing and poverty impact assessment of comprehensive social protection system.

Target group : The course is designed for policy planners, advisers and technical staff working in relevant governmental structure and social security institutions as well as representatives of workers' or employer's organizations involved in the development and implementation of social protection programmes.

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 : Post-graduate programmes

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. Distance: 7 September 2015 to 8 January 2016 and 25 March 2016 to 30 September 2016 Turin: 11 January 2016 to 24 March 2016 Deadline for application: 30 May 2015

Title : Master in Social Protection (BLENDED) (NEW)

Code : A978166(C)

Start Date : 14/09/2015

End Date : 18/08/2016

Venue : Blended

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Post-graduate programmes

Description : The Master in Social Protection is designed to train the next generation of leaders in social protection. The course proposes a unique interdisciplinary curriculum, equipping students with the theoretical and practical tools to effectively design and implement comprehensive social protection systems.

Target group : The Master programme caters to mid-career development professionals involved in the design and implementation of social protection strategies coming from key ministries, social security institutions, social partners, UN agencies, and NGOs who are interested in broadening their knowledge in this area. There is a particular focus on participants from developing countries. Distance: 14 September to 18 December 2015 and 25 April 2016 to 18 August 2016 (Thesis) Turin: 11 January 2016 to 22 April 2016 Deadline for application: 14 August 2015

Title : Academy on Social Security

Code : A908126

Start Date : 21/09/2015

End Date : 02/10/2015

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 : A908128

Start Date : 19/10/2015

End Date : 30/10/2015

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

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

Description : The objective of the course is to strengthen the capacity of employment injury institutions for the management of the occupational accidents and diseases and the promotion of the prevention approach on occupational safety and health (OSH). This course disseminates the ILO international experience and facilitates knowledge sharing and discussion of selected innovative and successful strategies to promote OSH preventive and proactive approaches of the employment injury schemes.

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

Title : Designing and implementing unemployment benefits integrated with active labour market policies

Code : A358127

Start Date : 19/10/2015

End Date : 28/10/2015

Venue : In the field

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Social security for all

Description : The training aims at guiding policy-makers in the design and implementation of integrated unemployment protection programmes and employment support policies.

Target group : The training has been designed for (1) representatives of ministries and other government agencies involved at the technical level in the planning, financing and management of social security systems in a country, in particular measures to support the unemployed and underemployed, (2) representatives of workers' and employers' associations, and (3) social protection experts and researchers from University, UN agencies and representatives of the civil society.

Title : Decent work for domestic workers (DW4DW)

Code : A908129

Start Date : 26/10/2015

End Date : 30/10/2015

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 ILO 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 : ISSA guidelines on contribution collection and compliance

Code : A908130

Start Date : 09/11/2015

End Date : 13/11/2015

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

Area/s of Interest : Social security for all

Description : This course will focus on the crucial elements of contribution collection and compliance, which are central components to the financial sustainability, extension and viability of a social security system. The ISSA guidelines on contribution collection and compliance respond to a number of challenges faced by social security programmes, including reliability and efficiency, compliance issues, and governance beyond operations. As such, the training will provide an in-depth analysis and understanding of the guidelines, divided into 7 key topics: governance, strategy, operational processes, fraud control, coordination with outside organizations, fostering awareness, and programme maturity and evaluation.

Target group : This course is designed for social security professionals from ISSA member institutions. In particular, participants should hold positions directly related to the design, implementation or reform of the social security system in the area of contribution collection and compliance.

Title : National programmes and systems of occupational safety and health

Code : A908131

Start Date : 23/11/2015

End Date : 04/12/2015

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English

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

Description : The objective of the course is to strengthen the capacity of planning, developing and governing the national efforts to improve Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). The course shows international guidelines and principles of the International Labour Organization and the experience of consolidated and successful national OSH systems and programmes.

Target group : The course is aimed at policy-makers, senior officials and advisers from government institutions in charge of the planning, implementation and management of OSH at the national level; workers' and employers' representatives involved in the policy-making process on OSH at the national level; other people such as researchers, trainers or consultants in this field.

Title : Actuarial modelling of public pension schemes

Code : A908133

Start Date : 23/11/2015

End Date : 04/12/2015

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 : Mainstreaming migration into development planning (NEW)

Code : A908132

Start Date : 30/11/2015

End Date : 04/12/2015

Venue : Turin Centre

Languages : English , French

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 to better integrate migration into 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 process, practitioners on migration and development, workers' representatives, employers' representatives, representatives from NGOs; diaspora and migrant associations; officials from international development agencies.

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