Past events

February 2021

  1. Event

    Social protection floors for a just transition to the green and digital economy

    10 February 2021

    Side event during the 59th session of the Commission for Social Development. Organized by the Government of Switzerland, in collaboration with the ILO and partners of Universal Social Protection 2030.

December 2020

  1. #UNGASS

    Special Session of the General Assembly in Response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

    3 December 2020

    High-level dialogue with world leaders, UN principals - including ILO Director General- and other stakeholders on the impacts of the pandemic on people, societies and economies and the multifaceted, coordinated response required to address this crisis.

November 2020

  1. COVID-19

    Leaving no one behind and building back better from COVID-19: The Future of Work in LDCs

    19 November 2020

    Organized by the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries (UN-OHRLLS) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

October 2020

  1. UNGA75 - Second Committee

    Disaster Risk-Informed and Resilient COVID-19 Recovery

    15 October 2020

    Organized by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Office of the High Representative for LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS (OHRLLS), and UN Women

September 2020

  1. UNGA75

    High-Level Side Event on COVID-19 and Maritime Crew Changes: A humanitarian, safety, and economic crisis

    24 September 2020

    On the occasion of World Maritime Day, the International Maritime Organization, the ILO and the United Nations Global Compact, collaboration with the International Chamber of Shipping and the International Transport Workers' Federation, bring together heads of UN agencies, governments, multinational corporations, and shipowner and seafarer representatives, to discuss the present crisis and raise awareness for the important and unsung role of seafarers.

  2. UNGA75

    The Future of Work: Digital Skills and Decent Jobs for Youth

    22 September 2020

    The multi-stakeholder dialogue, The Future of Work: Digital Skills and Decent Jobs for Youth, convened as part of the SDG Action Zone at the UNGA High-Level week, will bring together youth representatives, Microsoft Philanthropies and the ILO to discuss how new technologies can enable an economic recovery that boosts youth employment in support of the realization of the SDGs.

  3. UNGA75

    Protecting Jobs: Decent Work Solutions for a Just Transition

    22 September 2020

    The inter generational dialogue "Protecting Jobs: Decent Work Solutions for a Just Transition", convened under the SDG Action Zone, will bring together youth representatives from the Secretary-General's Youth Advisory Group on Climate and the Principals of ILO, IOE and ITUC, to discuss a green COVID-19 recovery and the urgent need for just transition strategies.

  4. 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.

  5. UNGA75

    ILO at the 75th UN General Assembly

    15 September - 1 October 2020

    The pandemic is not the only issue the world faces. Inequality, climate change, poverty, hunger, armed conflict and other ills remain global challenges. The ILO is engaged in a series of events shaping the General Assembly’s work on the global challenges facing the world today.

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.