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  • abbr. International Labor Organization

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  • proper n. Initialism of International Labour Organization, a specialised agency of the United Nations to deal with labour issues. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland.

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  • n. the United Nations agency concerned with the interests of labor


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  • The ILO is playing its part as the lead agency in the field of employment and enterprise creation at the national level, as well as in joint activities with international financial institutions and other UN agencies.

    "If You Desire Peace, Cultivate Justice"

  • June 1999 a new Convention concerning the worst forms of child labour was adopted which has enjoyed the most rapid rate of ratification in ILO history.

    "If You Desire Peace, Cultivate Justice"

  • To begin with, a major responsibility of the ILO is to legislate international labour standards.

    "If You Desire Peace, Cultivate Justice"

  • The ILO is working with others in the international community, national governments, and workers and employers groups, to create a system of common values and policies so that more countries and individuals are able to benefit from opportunities in the global economy.

    "If You Desire Peace, Cultivate Justice"

  • The ILO is helping to craft a model of globalization that benefits the poor and excluded, and which reduces uncertainty and increases opportunities for all.

    "If You Desire Peace, Cultivate Justice"

  • For example, the ILO is working with the Bretton Woods institutions to build the goals of employment and decent work into country-level poverty reduction strategies.

    "If You Desire Peace, Cultivate Justice"

  • The objective of the ILO is to reduce this deficit, and we do it in a number of ways.

    "If You Desire Peace, Cultivate Justice"

  • International Labour Conference in 1971, which provides for a long-term ILO programme to eliminate discrimination in employment and restore fundamental human and trade union rights in South Africa; take an active part in the Decade of Action to Combat


  • The ILO is proud to have played its part in these achievements.

    International Labour Organization - Nobel Lecture


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