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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).

Just transition and social dialogue to achieve ambitious climate policies that leave no one behind

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There’s no one-size-fits-all recipe, but that there are a few ingredients that make just transition work as social dialogue in the workplace, along with respect for labour standards and human rights, and large involvement of communities. This side event organized by the EESC aims to bring together civil society organization and policymakers presenting concrete examples of just transition initiatives and analysing which are the main strengths and challenges in ongoing processes.


Sandra Parthie
EESC member, Employer's Group
European Economic and Social Committee


Montserrat Mir
Special Advisor, Just Transition Centre
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
Marieke Schouten
Alderman of the municipality of Nieuwegein, The Greens
Committee of the Regions
Nithiyananthan Nesadurai
Regional Coordinator, Southeast Asia
Climate Action Network (CAN)
Ana Belen Sanchez
Just Transition Advisor
Cabinet of the Third Vice President and Minister of Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge
Yvonne Blos
International Climate Policy
Isabel Caño
EESC member, Workers' Group
European Economic and Social Committee