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Social Protection & Labor Programs

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Seminar on Land Use Planning & Spatial Development for Smart Growth in African Cities:

TICAD Seminar Series Event

January 22, 2016 18:30-20:30 (JST)

The World Bank will host a special seminar on Land Use Planning & Spatial Development for Smart Growth on January 22, 2016 from 18:30-20:30 (JST).

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International Conference on Sustainable Development through “Quality Infrastructure Investment”

January 20-21, 2016

The World Bank in commemoration of the launch of the Phase III of the Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) partnership will host the first annual International Conference on Sustainable Development through “Quality Infrastructure” on January 20-21, 2016.

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JSDF: New Livelihoods for Artisans and Craftspeople in Rural India

JSDF Dialogue Series "Jiyo!" Project: Creating New Livelihood for Artisans and Crafts People in Rural India

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 17:30-19:00pm (JST)

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The World Bank’s Global Partnerships and Trust Fund Operations Department in cooperation with the Tokyo Development Learning Center and the World Bank Tokyo Office, will hold the seventh Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Dialogue Series on May 28, 2014, 17:30-19pm.

This session will highlight the challenges and achievements of one of the JSDF’s projects in India, namely, “Making Globalization Work for the Rural Poor in India” by bringing together key stakeholders involved in the project. This project enhanced the livelihood opportunities and share of rural artisans in the market for cultural industries and related sectors in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, and Bihar, which are among the poorest in India but are traditionally known for their rich cultural heritage.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Dialogue Series

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Suicide Prevention: How to Address One Million Deaths a Year, Toward the World Suicide Report

 

To respond to the neglected but important global priority, WHO will launch the first-ever World Suicide Report. As part of the process, international experts get together in Tokyo to discuss variety of aspects of suicide. Taking this opportunity, the World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center together with the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health in collaboration with the University of Tokyo presents the distance seminar to highlight key statistics, and an evidence-based solution which have been found in the development process of the report.

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High-level Meeting on Disability and Development (HLMDD) Series

December 3, 2013

In the HLMDD Series, key focal points on disability from the World Bank, United Nations, JICA and an international NGO discussed highlights of the outcome document of HLMDD and the way forward beyond 2015 from respective perspective.

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Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Dialogue Series

Hosted quarterly

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The JSDF Dialogue Series was initiated by the World Bank Group Trust Funds and Partnerships (DFPTF), formerly the World Bank Global Partnerships and Trust Fund Operations (CFPTO), the World Bank Tokyo Office, and the World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) in 2012, to disseminate the results from the program among practitioners, academia, CSOs, and other Japanese stakeholders. It aims to highlight the achievements and lessons learned from projects funded by JSDF around the world and to connect stakeholders and the Japanese general public with project beneficiaries and implementers for disseminating good practices and encouraging further communication and knowledge exchange among various actors. The Dialogue Series is hosted at TDLC on a quarterly basis.

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International Labour Organization (ILO) / Aoyama Gakuin University / TDLC Lecture series (4)

(Thursday) October 20, 2010
(Thursday) November 10, 2010
(Thursday) November 17, 2010
(Thursday) December 22, 2010

All lectures (JST):
Doors open: 17:30, Lecture: 18:00-20:00

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Meriem Gray—World Bank

The International Labour Organization (ILO), Aoyama Gakuin University and the Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) will host a 2011 lecture series. This year’s lecture series will be focusing on ILO’s decent work activities from ILO’s Better Work Project to Social security trends. Lectures will be given by experts and specialists from ILO headquarters and the ILO Asia Pacific office via videoconference.

Come participate in one of the rare opportunities to be able to ask questions of the specialists who are actively involved in labor issues in ILO Bangkok regional office or ILO headquarters in Geneva.

We look forward to your participation.

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Briefing session on the agenda at the International Labour Conference, 100th Session, 2011

ILO Office for Japan: "Social security for social justice and a fair globalization"

May 18 2011, 18:00-19:30 (JST)

Under the UN’s initiative of “Social Protection Floor,” International Labour Organization (ILO) and World Health Organization (WHO) are leading organizations to secure and promote social protection.  Social protection is one of the main strategic objectives of ILO’s Decent Work Agenda. 

At International Labour Conference, 100th Session 2011 which will be held from 1 to 17 June, Social Protection (social security) is one of the technical agenda.  Together with this opportunity, ILO Office for Japan will hold a briefing session on the social security through video conference facility. 

Ms. Christina Behrendit, ILO Social Security Specialist with Social Security Department will explain the report to the Conference and discussion points from Geneva, followed by Questions and Answers from the floor in Tokyo.  We look forward to your participation.
* English-Japanese consecutive interpretation is provided.

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Briefing on ILO Recruitment, Assignment and Placement System: RAPS

August 23 (Mon), 2010, 18:00-20:00

ILO has two rounds a year recruitment, assignment and placement system since 2008.  17 vacancies are just announced globally at RAPS 2010 on the website, and applications are accepted on-line. (closing date: 3 September)  Recruitment is to be proceeded in approximately four months. 
In order to promote the system, ILO Office in Japan will hold an explanatory seminar on the RAPS 2010 for those interested in pursuing their career in the international working environment.

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