Man and women with hard hats and reflective vests looking to left on metal construction
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 in the Energy Sector

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ITUC, LO Norway and IndustriALL Global Union are working together on an initiative that will ensure that labor movement has the information, tools, and plans they need to get good jobs and Just Transition in this chaotic period. The initiative has two parts, one has provided a table for unions to exchange information, examples, and strategies for good jobs and JT in the energy sector. The other explores the potential for a new, tripartite process anchored in the UN that would promote and oversee new Global Just Transition Agreements between international energy companies and trade unions.

Organizer / Presenter

Samantha Smith
Director Just Transition Centre
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
Anne-Beth Skrede
LO Norway
Diana Junquera Curiel
Director Energy Industry and JT IndustriALL Global
IndustriALL Global Union


Sharan Burrow
General Secretary
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
Eric Oechslin
Director of the Decent Work Team for North Africa and Country Director for Egypt and Eritrea
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Anne Beathe Tvinnereim
Minister of International Development, Norway
Norway Government
Jacques Wagner
Brazilian Federal senator for the state of Bahia and president of the Senate Environment Committee, Brazil
Government of Brazil