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ILO in Europe and Central Asia

  • Media advisory

    World leaders to address ILO’s World of Work Summit

    World leaders and representatives from governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations will speak at the World of Work Summit on 17-18 June. As part of the International Labour Conference, this year's Summit will focus on the response to the devastating human impact of COVID-19 and the action required to build a better future of work.

    17 June 13:00-14:30 (CEST/GVA time): High-level addresses and discussion

    18 June 13:00-14:30 (CEST/GVA time): Panel discussion on “Global action for a human-centred COVID-19 response"

  • European Multi-stakeholder Conference

    European event to mark 10th anniversary of the ILO Domestic Workers Convention

    On 28-29 June 2021, several European organizations representing domestic workers and their employers are hosting a two-day online Conference to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the ILO Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189).

    The Conference is organized by a European Multi-Stakeholder Alliance between the ILO, the European Commission, trade unions and employers’ organisations.

  • Social Summit in Porto, 7-8 March 2021

    ILO Director-General addresses EU Social Summit in Porto

    It is necessary to invest in training, social protection, social dialogue and the jobs of the future, and Europe has enormous possibilities to do so."

    Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, encouraged EU leaders as they met for the Social Summit in Porto