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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.

World Day Against Child Labour: High-level Discussion on Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour

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High-level event organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) during the 110th Session of the International Labour Conference, with the support of Alliance 8.7 and the Global Partnership for Universal Social Protection (USP2030). The discussion will focus on the ILO/UNICEF report on social protection and child labour, released at the 5th Global Conference on Child Labour in May 2022. This report demonstrates that a majority of studies on the links between social protection and child labour have identified a child labour reduction effect.


Guy Ryder
ILO Director-General
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Catherine Russell
Executive Director
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)


Boitumelo Moloi
Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour, South Africa
Sharan Burrow
General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
Kailash Satyarthi
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Jacqueline Mugo
Executive Director, Federation of Employers, Kenya
Anousheh Karvar
Chair of Alliance 8.7
Representative of the Global Partnership for Universal Social Protection (USP2030)

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