Past events

September 2020

  1. UNGA75

    International Equal Pay Day 2020: Building back a better future of work by ensuring pay equity

    18 September 2020

    The Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) is hosting a virtual global Call to Action encouraging all labour market actors to take the necessary steps to ensure that equal pay is at the heart of recovery efforts worldwide.

July 2020

  1. World Youth Skills Day

    Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

    15 July 2020

June 2020

  1. UN Global Compact Leaders Summit

    Foundations of Sustainability: How can Global Business use the Ten Principles to Navigate Recovery from the Pandemic

    16 June 2020

  2. High-level virtual debate

    COVID-19 and Child Labour: Looking forward in times of crisis

    12 June 2020

    Join us for a high-level virtual debate on the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour

February 2020

  1. World Day of Social Justice

    Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice

    20 February 2020

    Special event to mark the observance of the World Day of Social Justice

September 2019

  1. Event

    UNGA 74: The Spotlight Initiative high-level event - Progress and perspectives on eliminating violence against women and girls

    26 September 2019

  2. UNGA74

    UNGA74: A Global Mandate to End Violence and Harassment in the World of Work: ILO Convention (No.190) and Recommendation (No.206)

    25 September 2019

  3. UNGA74

    UNGA74: Future of Work for Youth: Strategic Partnerships for Youth Employment, 23 September

    23 September 2019

  4. UNGA74

    UNGA74: Leaders’ Event – Mobilizing Solutions to Shape the Future of Work

    23 September 2019

  5. UNGA74

    UNGA74: A Just Transition Partnership to Enable Ambitious Climate Action, 22 September 2019

    22 September 2019

May 2019

  1. World Day for Safety and Health

    Safety and Health and the Future for Work

    1 May 2019

    The protection of workers from harm has been at the core of the ILO’s mandate since its inception in 1919. Building on 100 years of experience, this event will explore the changes brought forward when moving into the future of work such as technology, demographics, work organization and climate change

April 2019

  1. 18th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

    Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169): Learning and looking ahead

    25 April 2019

    The International Labour Organization looks forward to welcoming you at a special event to mark the 30th anniversary of the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169) which coincides with the ILO’s Centenary. The anniversary is an opportunity for sharing experiences, challenges and opportunities regarding the Convention’s ratification and implementation.

  2. 18th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

    Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change Emerging Research on Traditional Knowledge and Livelihoods

    24 April 2019

    Research findings by Mr Rishabh Kumar Dhir (ILO) and Ms Ariell Ahearn (University of Oxford)

  3. United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

    ILO at the Eighteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

    22 April - 3 May 2019

February 2019

  1. World Day of Social Justice

    If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice

    20 February 2019

    Special event on the World Day of Social Justice

  2. Commission for Social Development

    100 YEARS OF SOCIAL PROTECTION WITH THE ILO: The road to universal social protection systems and floors

    12 February 2019

    The ILO 100th anniversary reaffirms a shared commitment to achieving social justice, notably through universal social protection.

January 2019

  1. Event

    Global Commission on the Future of Work Report Launch

    31 January 2019

    The report of the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work will be launched at the United Nations Headquarters on 31 January 2019.

November 2018

  1. Event

    Global South-South Development Expo 2018: ILO Solution Forum

    28 November 2018

    During the annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD) 2018, the ILO will showcase good practices for Decent Work, in preparation for the 2nd High-level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) in March 2019

June 2018

  1. Event

    The ILO Office for the United Nations participates in commemoration of the second annual "MSMEs Day"

    27 June 2018

    The Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) Day was organized by the International Trade Centre (ITC) and commemorated by the UN system on June 27 with the aim to highlight the important role of MSMEs (enterprises which generally employ less than 250 people) in the economies of both developed and developing countries. This year’s theme focused on the youth dimension of MSMEs.

  2. Event

    WESO Greening with Jobs

    11 June 2018

    This event is organized in preparation for the 2018 High-Level Political Forum. It will provide a brief on the new ILO report entitled, “World Employment and Social Outlook 2018 – Greening with Jobs”. It will also provide insights on the types of policy priorities being supported by governments and partner agencies in the UN system.