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International Labour Conference 2017

5 June, 2017 to 16 June, 2017
09.00 - 17.00
ILO and UN
Event type: 
The 106th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 5 to 16 June 2017. It will be held at the UN Palais des Nations and ILO headquarters.

ILO headquarters will be open from Friday, 2 June for the accreditation of delegates. Members of all delegations participating in the Conference are required to attend preparatory meetings on Sunday, 4 June.

This year, the Conference agenda includes:

  1. Reports of the Chairperson of the Governing Body and of the Director-General
  2. Programme and budget proposals for 2018–19 and other questions
  3. Information and reports on the application of Conventions and Recommendations
  4. Labour migration (general discussion)
  5. Employment and decent work for peace and resilience: Revision of the Employment (Transition from War to Peace) Recommendation, 1944 (No. 71) (Standard setting, second discussion)
  6. A recurrent discussion on the strategic objective of fundamental principles and rights at work, under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization, 2008
  7. Abrogation of Conventions Nos 4, 15, 28, 41, 60 and 67

The ILO reports for examination and discussion in plenary and in technical committees and the ILO Advance Information guide, including detailed information on the programme and participation for this session, are available at the ILO website.

PSI side events:

PSI will organize some side events during the ILC, including:

  • The Route of Shame;
  • A panel on “Collective bargaining in the Municipal Sector – Experience of the Province of Buenos Aires (Argentina)”, on Tuesday 6 June (more information soon).


We urge you to contact your national trade union centres and make sure that you are part of your national delegation, so that the public sector will be well represented at this ILC, since issues of interest and relevance for all PSI affiliates will be discussed.

Make sure to request your visa well in advance, if needed. Please note that PSI cannot assist you with this procedure.

Please contact PSI before 1 May 2017 to confirm that you will be part of your national delegation. We count on your support and participation, both before and during the conference to make the voices of public sector workers heard!

More information:

PSI Circular GEN 2


Submitted reports

Advance Information Guide

Also see