ILO delegates in a room
110th International Labour Conference - Plenary sitting
110th International Labour Conference
The International Labour Conference (ILC) sets the international labour standards and the broad policies of the ILO. It meets annually in Geneva. Often called an international parliament of labour, the Conference is also a forum for discussion of key social and labour questions. Each member State is represented by government's, employers' and workers' delegates. This year, occupational safety and health, apprenticeships, as well as the social and solidarity economy are among the items on the agenda of the Conference.

Opening of the 110th International Labour Conference

Showing dates/times for
The opening sitting of the 110th International Labour Conference will elect the Conference President and Vice-Presidents, adopt the operational arrangements for the conduct of the Conference and the constitution of committees. It will also hear the opening addresses of the President of the Conference, the Employers’ group and Workers’ Group Chairpersons as well as the opening statement by the ILO Director-General and the presentation by the Chairperson of the Governing Body of her report.

Key moments

playAli Bin Samikh Al-Marri's Remarks
Duration: 1:25
playAlexandre Furlan's Remarks
Duration: 1:23
playPaola Egúsquiza Granda Remarks
Duration: 1:19
playClaudio Moroni's Remarks
Duration: 4:00
playGuy Ryder's Remarks
Duration: 18:08

Guy Ryder
ILO Director-General
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Anna Jardfelt
Chairperson of the Governing Body Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Sweden , Sweden
Renate Hornung-Draus
ILO Employers’ group chairperson, Germany
Catelene Passchier
ILO Workers’ group chairperson, Netherlands
Claudio Moroni
Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Argentina, Argentina
Ali Bin Samikh Al-Marri
Government Vice-President, Minister of Labour, Qatar, Qatar