High-level meeting on “Social Dialogue With and For Youth”

This high-level meeting for invited participants aims to trigger discussion and debate on the issue of social dialogue with and for youth.


This high-level meeting provides a platform for discussing challenges and opportunities for improved inclusion of youth employment issues in the social dialogue agenda, for highlighting good practices in terms of promoting youth-sensitive policy-making, and for identifying possible actions by governments and social partners for creating an enabling environment for youth-inclusive social dialogue.

The meeting will also serve to:
  1. Present the main findings of an ILO research report entitled “Social dialogue With and For Youth”;
  2. Acquire a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities of social dialogue with and for youth;
  3. Identify policy options for improved youth-sensitive and youth-inclusive social dialogue;
  4. Highlight experiences which can help the ILO to design/implement relevant strategies and activities, including in line with the ILO’s Plan of Action on Youth Employment 2020-30.


*A SIDE EVENT open to youth participants, will take place on Wednesday 30 November, from 10:00 – 12:00 CET, before the start of Day 2 of the High-level meeting (Room V, ILO, Geneva).