UNGA75

ILO at the 75th UN General Assembly

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.

During the 75th UN General Assembly, the ILO is engaged in the following online events:

18 September 2020

EPIC International Equal Pay Day event on Building Back for a Better Future of Work By Ensuring Pay Equity
9:00 - 10:30 EST | Organized by the ILO, UN Women and OECD through EPIC
Director-general, ILO, will participate
RSVP 

21 September 2020

Uniting Business LIVE: UN Private Sector Forum
7:00 - 16:00 EST | Organized by the UN Global Compact
RSVP

Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the UN: "The Future We Want, the UN we need: Reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism"
9:00 - 21:00 EST | High-level meeting of the UN General Assembly
For more information, please visit here 
Watch live on UN Web TV

22 September 2020

Protecting Jobs and Decent Work Solutions for a Just Transition
9:00 - 9:45 EST | SDG Action Zone Breakout Session organized by ILO
Director-General, ILO, will participate
For more information, please visit here
RSVP

The Future of Work: Digital Skills and Decent Jobs for Youth
14:30 - 15:15 EST | SDG Action Zone Breakout Session organized by ILO and Microsoft Philanthropies
For more information, please visit here
RSVP

24 September 2020

Sustainable Ocean Business Action Platform: "COVID-19 and Crew Changes: A Humanitarian, Safety and Economic Crisis"
8:00 - 9:00 EST | Side event on the occasion of World Maritime Day organized by ILO, UN Global Compac, IMO, ICS and ITWF
RSVP

29 September 2020

High-level Meeting on Financing in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the era of COVID-19 and beyond
8:00 - 12:00 EST | High-level Meeting of the UN General Assembly
Watch live on UN Web TV

30 September 2020

UN Summit on Biodiversity: "Urgent Action on Biodiversity for Sustainable Development"
10:00 - 18:00 EST | High-level Meeting of the UN General Assembly
Director-General, ILO, will participate
For more information, please visit here
Watch live on UN Web TV

1 October 2020

Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women: "Accelerating the Realization of the Gender Equality and the Empowerment of All Women and Girls"
9:00 - 19:00 EST | High-level Meeting of the UN General Assembly to commemorate Beijing +25
For more information, please visit here
Watch live on UN Web TV

 

Additional Information

For more information about the UN general Assembly, please send an inquiry to NEWYORK@ILO.ORG
 

Due to the social distancing measures in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings will take place virtually through September 2020, with only limited presence of NY-based delegates in the UN building.