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Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV)

  • 12-27 March

    323rd session of the ILO Governing Body

    Worker, employer and government representatives of the executive body of the ILO will review basic labour rights, global employment and social challenges, and ILO programme and budget proposals for 2016-17.

  • Outcome of the meeting

    Tripartite Meeting on Convention n°87 in relation to the right to strike

    Tripartite Meeting on the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87) in relation to the right to strike and the modalities and practices of strike action at national level.

  • Comment

    Thank you Greece

    Comment by Maria Helena ANDRE, Director of ILO Bureau for Workers'Activities (ACTRAV)

Key resources

  1. Newsletter

    ACTRAV INFO: February 2015

    27 February 2015

    ACTRAV INFO, A monthly newsletter produced by the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV), No. 47, February 2015.

  2. Publication

    Trade Union Manual on Export Processing Zones

    17 November 2014

    The ILO Bureau for Workers ‘Activities (ACTRAV) launched a new publication on Export processing zones (EPZ). The manual for Trade Unions responds to two challenges: Engaging in the policy debate with governments on EPZ policy and organizing workers.

  3. International Journal of Labour Research

    The Challenge of Inequality

    23 June 2014

    This issue of the International Journal of Labour Research addresses one of the central challenges of our times: that of overcoming growing inequalities in our societies. This trend, now well-recognized, is worrying not only for its economic impact, but as importantly because it threatens the very social fabric of our societies and may in time become a threat to democracy itself.


  1. Video

    Building Hope and Opportunity: The Al Hassan Workers' Center

    14 March 2015

  2. Council of Europe

    Recommit to social dialogue in Europe, says ILO Director-General

    28 January 2015

  3. World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2015

    The report in short: World Employment & Social Outlook Trends 2015

    20 January 2015