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International Geneva Sky View - ILO

This episode of the International Geneva Sky View series focuses on the International Labour Organization (ILO), the only tripartite UN agency. ILO brings together governments, employers and workers from 187 Member States to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all.

New UN reports aim to avert continued social, economic and environmental ‘breakdown’

Reforming the global financial system, moving beyond Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a measure of economic progress, and addressing technology challenges are crucial to achieving a more just and equitable future for all, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday. 

ONU Info Genève - Giordano Segneri

Africa has become the global epicenter of violent extremism, concludes a recent @UNDP report. Giordano Segneri speaks to our French-language podcast to explain the reasons for this worrying development.

315,000 grave violations against children in conflict over 18 years: UNICEF

A staggering 315,000 grave violations against children in conflict took place between 2005 and 2022, said UN Children’s Fund UNICEF on Monday, describing it as a “stark illustration of the devastating impact of war” on the young.

Happening at UN Geneva

Annual Conference of the International Labour Organization

111th session, 5–16 June, Palais des Nations, Geneva

The International Labour Organization will hold its 111th annual Conference in Geneva from 5 to 16 June. Worker, employer and government delegates from the ILO's 187 Member States will tackle a wide range of issues, including: a just transition towards sustainable and inclusive economies, quality apprenticeships, and labour protection.

Conference on Disarmament

2nd public plenary session, 15 May-30 June, Council Chamber, UN Geneva

The Conference on Disarmament, the world's single multilateral disarmament negotiating forum, will hold the second public plenary from 15 May to 30 June.

Finland (15 to 26 May), France (29 May to 23 June), and Germany (26 to 30 June) will successively chair the Conference.