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Governing Body High Level Section

The Governing Body of the International Labour Office is the executive body of the International Labour Organization (the Office is the secretariat of the Organization). It meets three times a year, in March, June and November. It takes decisions on ILO policy, decides the agenda of the International Labour Conference, adopts the draft Programme and Budget of the Organization for submission to the Conference, and elects the Director-General.

Challenges and opportunities of digitalization

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The High-Level Section of the Governing Body will focus on the challenges and opportunities of digitalization, including artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithmic management, for the world of work. The discussion, involving prominent experts, aims to inform the Governing Body of the latest developments and provide ideas for further research and discussion.

Key moments

playAbiodun Richards Adejola, Governing Body Chairperson
Duration: 6:18
playAmandeep Singh Gill, United Nations Envoy on Technology
Duration: 3:51
playNatasha Crampton, Chief Responsible AI Officer, Microsoft
Duration: 4:13
playDuncan Crabtree-Ireland, Executive Director and Cheif Negociator, SAG-AFTRA
Duration: 2:53
playIfeoma Ajunwa, Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law
Duration: 2:55

Opening and Closing remarks

Abiodun Richards Adejola
ILO Governing Body Chairperson
Doreen Bogdan-Martin
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Gilbert F. Houngbo
International Labour Organization (ILO)


Amandeep Singh Gill
Secretary General’s Envoy on Technology
United Nations (UN)
Ifeoma Ajunwa
Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law
Jeremias Adams-Prassl
Professor of Law, University of Oxford
Natasha Crampton
Chief Responsible AI Officer
Duncan Crabtree-Ireland
Executive Director and Chief Negotiator
Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA)
Lane Dilg
Head of Strategic Partnerships, Global Affairs
Open AI


Nozipho Tshabalala
Conversation Strategist

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