WEPs Gender Gap Analysis Tool Demonstration

This session will include an introduction to the Women’s Empowerment Principles, a demonstration on how to use the WEPs Tool and an invitation to sign up to the Target Gender Equality Initiative. The Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) are a set of Principles offering guidance to business on how to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment […]

World Day Against Child Labour

This year’s World Day Against Child Labour focuses on action taken for the 2021 International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. It is the first World Day since the universal ratification of the ILO’s Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, and takes place at time when the COVID-19 crisis threatens to reverse […]

UN Global Compact Leaders Summit: 2021

The UN Global Compact 2021 Leaders Summit will elevate ambition for strategic collective action, with focused objectives and clear paths to recovery from the continued climate crisis, global pandemic, economic disparities and social inequalities. The annual Summit will once again virtually convene more than 25,000 leaders from business, Government, the UN, and Civil Society, to […]

International Youth Day

International Youth Day (IYD) gives an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions and initiatives, as well as their meaningful, universal and equitable engagement. The commemoration will take the form of a podcast-style discussion that is hosted by youth for youth, together with independently organized commemorations around the world that recognize the importance […]

International Equal Pay Day

Equal pay for work of equal value International Equal Pay Day represents the longstanding efforts towards the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value.  It further builds on the United Nations commitment to human rights and against all forms of discrimination, including discrimination against women and girls. Across all regions, women are paid […]