Visitors to the Conference

Individuals or groups interested in observing Conference proceedings may be issued with badges allowing them access to Conference premises.

They may observe public sittings only from the public gallery of the relevant meeting room and are not permitted to sit in the main body of the hall. Visitors are requested to ensure that they in no way interfere with the orderly conduct of meetings and must follow the instructions issued by security staff.

Group visitors supported by a Member State should contact Group visitors organized by employers' or workers' organizations should contact, respectively, the Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) and the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) of the ILO.

Individual visitors should apply on-line at the following address

Only registration forms duly completed with all information requested (including a valid passport issued by countries or other entities recognized by the United Nations) will be considered. Upon approval of the application, a message will be sent, inviting the applicants to present themselves at the registration office in the ILO Pavilion. This office will be open to visitors as of 2 p.m. on 28 May 2018. For more details on the location and opening hours of the registration office, please see Registration. The issuance of a badge is subject to the presentation of the passport referenced in the registration form.

The International Labour Office does not send invitation letters to interested visitors and has no authority to intervene with the Swiss or French authorities regarding the issuance of entry visas.