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20 January 2020

en Master of LL.M. in Intellectual Property (ed. 2019-2020)

The Master of Laws in Intellectual Property is designed for participants wanting to acquire the skills required to play a leading role in intellectual property rights (IPR) practice and teaching through exposure to an international and comparative approach. IP law faces unprecedented challenges. Emerging phenomena such as cloud computing, biotechnological inventions and big data give rise to an ongoing need to define an optimal interface between law and technology. Similarly, IP law has become a crucial factor in economic, scientific and societal/moral decisions. In view of the above, the LL.M. in IP attracts professionals from the public and private sectors, as well as junior academics who wish to acquire the skills required to play a leading role in the practice and teaching of IP. The curriculum includes an in-depth examination of the classic topics of IP law, as well as a specialized analysis of the latest developments in the fields of patents, trademarks, domain names, copyright and related rights, design, software and databases, integrated circuits, biotechnological patents and plant varieties, the internet and e-commerce. The diversified profiles and backgrounds of the students and lecturers make the LL.M. a truly international forum for exchange of knowledge and opinion, and discussion of the ideas inherent in various legal systems.

7 October 2019

en Financial education programme design and implementation: a course for policy makers and practitioners

This course focuses on designing and implementing a financial education strategy (national, institutional or local). Participants will discuss the experiences, lessons learned and international practical knowledge gained in this field. They will be provided with relevant tools, frameworks and instruments, and will consider the best practices applied by various institutions and actors globally. The course will be grounded in the experience of financial education acquired over the past decade by the ILO, the ITCILO and other leading global agencies and practitioners. As an outcome of the course, participants will design financial education outreach strategies for various target groups, and will produce specific action plans and prepare for their next steps on returning to work.

30 September 2019

Communicating labour rights, with focus on fundamental principles and rights at work

Communicating labour rights, with focus on fundamental principles and rights at work

23 September 2019

Labour issues in responsible business conduct

23 September 2019

en Value chain development: moving from analysis to action

This course helps enterprise development practitioners to design and implement market-driven value-chain development initiatives using a participatory approach. The course will present and analyse the principles and rationality behind value-chain development, provide a detailed analysis of the different phases (sector selection, value-chain analysis, intervention design and implementation), share different techniques for market systems facilitation, and discuss the differences between facilitation and direct delivery (and the respective benefits) . The course content will be based on experience of value-chain development projects and initiatives implemented in developing and middle-income countries by the ILO and other development organizations.

23 September 2019

en Sectoral Approaches to Skills Development

This training course will examine methodologies, institutional arrangements and models for analysing the skills and competences needed for developing key economic sectors and industries. It will also focus on approaches to developing TVET strategies that respond to sector/industry-based skills needs.

23 September 2019

en Procurement Management in the Public Sector

This course explains the significance of public procurement for national development and good governance. It explores options for reforming legal, institutional and managerial public procurement frameworks using the OECD Baseline Indicators Tool designed for diagnosing national public procurement systems. The course also covers the skills required for planning and executing procurement operations for goods, works and services, including the selection of consultants based on risk assessment and the optimal contracting strategy set out in the World Bank Procurement Framework and Regulations for Projects after 1 July 2016. Each presentation is followed by practical assignments and/or group work to find solutions to typical procurement problems.

16 September 2019

Promoting formal employment in Arab States. Transition from informal to formal economy

Promoting formal employment in Arab States. Transition from informal to formal economy

16 September 2019

en Addressing the challenges of youth NEET

This course provides a platform for the sharing of knowledge and experience of policy approaches and instruments for tackling the challenges of youth Not in Employment, Education or Training.

16 September 2019

ru Procurement audit and systems for prevention and detection of fraud and corruption 2019

This course contributes to improving the effectiveness of the procurement audit and supervision functions in national and IFI procurement operations. It explores the full spectrum of procurement audit competencies, from setting audit/supervision objectives in compliance with the organizational mandate and context to producing audit/supervision reports and following up on audit recommendations. The course focuses on audit execution, taking into account both compliance and value for money. It also presents the key provisions of international treaties concerned with combatting corruption (the UN Convention Against Corruption and the OECD Convention on Combatting Bribery of Foreign Public Officials).