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ILO Just Transition Pavilion at COP27
ILO at COP27

Keeping the social dimension of climate change at the forefront of discussions is the focus of events being organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) at the up-coming UN Climate Change Conference (COP27). Together with the European Commission, the ILO hosts the first ever Just Transition Pavilion, a convening space for events, meetings and knowledge sharing around just transition and climate action in cooperation with the UNFCCC, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International Organisation of Employers (IOE). You can watch live – or replay – all events held in the Pavilion on this page. Please note all times are in Sharm-El-Sheikh local time (GMT+2, GVA+1).

Business Perspective on the Climate Change-Human Rights Nexus

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The relationship between business and the environment is a complex policy issue and has matured on the international agenda in recent years. This event will provide insights into recent regulatory developments on environmental matters which have accelerated discussion, planning and preparation for companies to remain both compliant, fit for purpose and avoid any possible future litigation raising from environmental issues.


Klentiana Mahmutaj
The Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development
Heather Grady
VP and Practice Lead on Environment and Climate Change
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Richard Pearshouse
Director of Environment and Human Rights Division
Human Rights Watch
Seema Arora
Deputy Director-General
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Norine Kennedy
SVP Policy & Global Strategy
United States Council for International Business (USCIB)
Marie-Christina Dankmeyer
Social Protection and Climate Change Specialist
International Labour Organization (ILO)


Roberto Suárez Santos
Secretary-General, IOE
International Organisation of Employers (IOE)