Past events

December 2023

  1. Ethiopia's 100th Anniversary of ILO membership

    4 December 2023

    Ethiopia celebrates 100th Anniversary of ILO Membership with a National Labour Conference. The High-Level Opening Ceremony will involve the ILO Regional Director, Deputy Director-General, Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister, Ministers, trade unions' leaders and employers' associations.

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    COP28: Follow ILO events streamed from the Just Transition Pavilion

    1 - 11 December 2023

    For the second year in a row, the ILO and the European Commission are hosting the Just Transition Pavilion, a convening space for events, meetings and knowledge sharing around just transition and climate action in cooperation with the UNFCCC, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International Organisation of Employers (IOE). You can watch live – or replay – all events held in the Pavilion on this page.

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    The impact of climate change on child labour: Challenges and opportunities for action

    1 December 2023

    Organized during the 14th annual meeting of the ILO Child Labour Platform, the conversation aims to foster understanding of the interlinkages between climate changes and labour rights, particularly child labour, and to provide an overview of what the ILO is doing to address this challenge.

November 2023

  1. From the Ground Up: Collective Action to End Child Labour in Supply Chains

    30 November - 1 December 2023

    The Platform’s annual meeting is an important opportunity to take stock of our collective efforts to combat child labour, exchange knowledge on common and emerging challenges, and foster partnerships and actions on the ground. Companies from across sectors and regions will convene in Geneva this year, along with representatives of governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, and international organizations.

  2. ILO Roundtable: Migrant workers’ rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining

    29 November 2023

    The ILO will host a virtual roundtable to discuss and present the findings of its latest report on the freedom of association and collective bargaining (FACB) rights of migrant workers. The roundtable will gather a panel of stakeholders representing the voices of the world of work and key experts, that will identify key challenges and ideas to ensure that migrant workers effectively enjoy their FACB rights .

  3. Integrating Trade and Decent Work: What Works and Why?

    27 November 2023

    The high-level seminar will present key findings from the SUPPORT project, focusing on aligning trade policies with labour market institutions for sustainable development. The event features a high-level panel, including ILO, UNCTAD, and WTO representatives, to discuss innovative strategies and best practices in the trade-labor nexus.

  4. XXIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work: Shaping Change

    27 - 30 November 2023

    The XXIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work (WCSHW), jointly organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Government of Australia, Safework New South Wales and the International Social Security Association (ISSA), will be held in Australia, 27-30 November 2023. The theme of this year's World Congress is “Shaping change. Collaborating for a heathier and safer world of work”.

  5. Conclave on Promotion of Sustainable Enterprises for Local Development

    24 November 2023

    The conclave aims to bring together policymakers, industry leaders, MSMEs, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders from India and other emerging economies with the objective of sustainable, resilient and inclusive development and Decent Work for All.

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    How will the Global Coalition for Social Justice address world of work challenges?

    23 November 2023

    In this episode of the World of Work Show, Deputy Director-General Celeste Drake discusses the Global Coalition for Social Justice, recently endorsed by the Governing Body of the ILO. With just days until the next UN Climate Summit, hosted by the United Arab Emirates, we look ahead to what is likely to be on the table in Dubai, the backdrop for the talks and what the ILO will be doing during the Conference. We also provide a sneak peek of what's in store at the forthcoming Congress on Safety and Health at Work, scheduled to take place in Sydney at the end of this month.

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    The role of social dialogue and its institutions in combating inequalities in the world of work

    23 - 24 November 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS) and the Economic and Social Council of Greece (OKE) are jointly organizing a Conference on “The Role of Social Dialogue and its Institutions in Combating Inequalities in the World of Work”. The Conference is organized in the framework of a cooperation agreement between AICESIS and ILO.