Retrospect and Prospect: Perspectives on the Changing Role of the International Labour Organization
Lecture Theatre 2 (GBLT2), Old Government Buildings, 55 Lambton Quay, Wellington
An Event to Mark 100 Years of the International Labour Organization.
Prof Tonia Novitz, Professor of Labour Law at the University of Bristol - “Making the ILO Sustainable: SDG 8 and other issues". Tonia has been a visiting fellow at the International Institute for Labour Studies at the International Labour Organization and has written and researched on international labour standards, protection of the right to strike, the role of labour standards in development and worker-related issues arising in the context of trade agreements and global supply chains.
Dr Guy Fiti Sinclair, VUW Law School - "Past as Prologue? The ILO’s Contributions to International Law and Global Governance". Guy is author of To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States (Oxford, 2017), Part 1 of which examines the the expanding legal powers of the ILO between 1919 and 1945.
Professor Gordon Anderson, VUW Law School - "The ILO at 100: Responding to New Challenges". Gordon specialises in labour law and has a particular interest in the ILO’s standard setting role and the increasing challenges to that role by other international players.
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