109th Session of the International Labour Conference (2021)

Access to Conference proceedings by non-accredited ILO constituents and the general public

There are capacity limitations with the platform used for the virtual session of the Conference. For this reason, only members of the tripartite delegations of ILO Member States and representatives of organizations invited as observers accredited to the Conference will have access to plenary, committee, working parties and group meetings with participation rights as provided for in the Standing Orders of the Conference.

Other tripartite constituents or additional representatives of organizations invited as observers not included in the official delegations to the Conference, or any other group or person may also follow the debates of the Conference and its committees and working parties as explained below.

Conference Plenary

Any person interested in plenary sittings will be able to follow them live or to replay any sitting from the Conference website. No access code or request is necessary.

Committees, working parties and group meetings

  • For ILO constituents, access to public sittings of committees or working parties and to meetings of the Employers’, Workers’ and Government regional groups is possible only upon request.
    Requests from Governments, Employers’ and Workers’ organizations to allow their representatives not accredited to the Conference to attend group meetings and to follow committee or working party meetings should be submitted through this form, including the full name, capacity and contact details of the person submitting the request, to the following e-mail addresses:
    - Governments: reloff-conf@ilo.org
    - Employers: actemp-conf@ilo.org
    - Workers: actrav-conf@ilo.org
  • Members of academia, students, civil society organizations or the general public interested in following the debates of committees or working parties should address their request to reloff-conf@ilo.org indicating the committee or working party they are interested in as well as the full name and e-mail address of the person or persons wishing to observe the work of the committee/working party in question.
Zoom links to attend committee, working party and group meetings will be issued as soon as possible, but not earlier than the day following receipt of the request.

Persons invited to follow the proceedings of groups and committees or working parties are reminded that the recording of the proceedings is not authorized. They are also reminded that the use of social media should not interfere with the work of committees/working parties and that they should abstain from posting comments about the proceedings.