Sunset with rows of wind turbines in shallow sea
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).

Knowledge Hub: Integrating just transition into the renewable energy sector - lessons-learnt from the Global Wind Energy Council

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Ben Backwell, CEO of the Global Wind Energy Council, will share insights on how the global wind industry can foster a just and equitable clean energy transition. This interactive exchange will touch on a range of topics including the industry's impact on developing economies, workforce and job creation opportunities, socioeconomic benefits linked to renewable energy deployment and a creating a sustainable, people-centred industry.


Ben Backwell
Global Wind Energy Council