7 June 2017

High level discussion on strengthening fundamental principles and rights at work in the international arena

High level Panel as part of the 2017 International Labour Conference’s recurrent discussion on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

The interactive high-level exchange brought together four experts representing organizations with different perspectives and experiences.

Kate Gilmore Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Thangavel Palanivel, Deputy Director at the Human Development Report Office, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in New York

Jamesina King, Chairperson of the Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights

Jos Verbeek is the World Bank’s Manager and Special Representative to the UN and the WTO in Geneva