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  1. International Labour Conference

    Calls for increased action on inequalities and skills end second session of 109th International Labour Conference

    13 December 2021

    The second and final session of the 109th International Labour Conference has concluded with a call from Member States for the ILO to develop new strategies to tackle inequalities and boost skills and life-long learning.

  2. Media advisory

    109th International Labour Conference to resume

    18 November 2021

    Inequalities and skills for lifelong learning will be the key discussions during the second part of this year’s ILC.

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    COVID-19 and social protection among key debates as June session of virtual International Labour Conference ends

    19 June 2021

    The impact of COVID-19 on the world of work featured prominently in the June segment of the first virtual International Labour Conference. Conclusions on social protection and the application of international labour standards were adopted on the final day, along with an emergency resolution on Myanmar.

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    109th International Labour Conference

    Global agreement reached at ILO Conference on action for COVID-19 recovery

    17 June 2021

    The International Labour Conference has adopted a Global Call to Action outlining measures to create a human-centred recovery from the pandemic and avoid the long-term scarring of economies and societies.

  5. World of Work Summit: Global action for a human-centred COVID-19 response

    World leaders to address ILO’s World of Work Summit

    16 June 2021

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    109th International Labour Conference

    “Cataclysmic” COVID-19 crisis demands human-centred recovery policies, says ILO Director-General

    07 June 2021

    The ILO’s Director-General told delegates at the opening virtual plenary sitting of the International Labour Conference that human-centred policies, such as those outlined in the ILO Centenary Declaration, are key to a sustainable and inclusive global pandemic response.

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    109th International Labour Conference

    First ever virtual International Labour Conference opens

    20 May 2021

    For the first time in its history the International Labour Conference is taking place online and will be divided into two segments during the course of the year.

  8. Press release

    109th International Labour Conference to be held virtually, opening in May

    17 May 2021

    The 109th Session of the International Labour Conference will, for the first time in its history, be held virtually, reflecting changes imposed by the COVID-19 crisis.