Geneva, Switzerland (to be confirmed)
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 109th session of the International Labour Conference originally scheduled from 25 May to 5 June 2020 has been deferred to 3-19 June 2021.
Aim of the meeting
The International Labour Conference is the ILO’s highest decision-making body. It meets annually in June, bringing together the tripartite delegations from the Organization’s 187 member States. This year it will be held virtually.
The Conference is composed of a plenary and of technical committees. The Conference opens and closes in plenary sitting; during intermediate plenary sittings, all delegates may participate in the discussion of the Reports of the Chairperson of the Governing Body and of the Director-General. The plenary also performs administrative and formal tasks for the Conference and may hold sittings to receive distinguished guests, including Heads of State or Government.
IOE Role in the meeting
Secretariat of the Employers' Group (technical and political support).