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Founded in 1933, The Sports and Leisure Association (S&L) of the International Labour Office encourages well-being and communication between colleagues through the practice of sport and leisure activities.The ambition of the Association is to bring together, promote and animate, on an entirely voluntary basis, a community spirit with the help of sport and culture. We wish you a pleasant visit to our site!
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> Expat Comedy Night!

Expat Comedy Night

Join Jen Kirwin (NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Montreal Comedy Festival) & guests for a night of fun-filled stand-up comedy! 10 CHF at the door. Featuring the very funny Nadim. Doors open at 7 PM


> 44th UNITED NATIONS INTER-AGENCY GAMES, 3-7 May 2017, Vienna, Austria

Dear Colleagues,

Come and enjoy a friendly and competitive atmosphere, defend the ILO colours and meet with colleagues from other UN organizations worldwide.

The 2017 United Nations Interagency Games will be held from 3 to 7 May 2017 in Vienna, Austria. Competitions will be held in the following disciplines: Athletics Men and Women, Badminton, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Chess, Cricket, Darts, Football Men and Women, Golf, Petanque, Pool-Billiards (Eight Ball), Swimming Men and Women (to be confirmed), Squash, Table Tennis Men and Women, Tennis, Volleyball Men and Women.

Participation is open to all ILO staff with a valid contract, whether you are already a member of an ILO Sports and Leisure section or not and whether you are good or less good. The Petanque discipline is open to absolute beginners, for example, and if you do not wish to play anything you can always join as supporters.

For more information on the Games, please consult the official website and the IAG Facebook page.

Before submitting the registration form, please get in touch with the coordinator of the discipline you are interested in:( see list attached).

For any further questions please contact Alison Irvine or Johanna de Vries.


> Piano Composition Classes

The ILO Music Association section of S&L is proud to invite you to:

Jazz Piano courses with Marcos Jimenez. Learn all styles, composition and harmony, from beginner to advanced levels. Day: every Friday lunch time in the Cinema (R-2 South).

For enrolments please send an e-mail to:



Click this link for the details.


> Le cercle d'art reprend ses activités

Le Cercle Arts et Décoration du BIT reprend ses activités et c'est avec grand plaisir qu'il accueille de nouveaux membres.

Que vous soyez fonctionnaires actifs ou non-moins-actifs fonctionnaires à la retraite, ou encore membres de leur famille, rejoignez-nous et venez enrichir ce Cercle avec votre art et vos idées.

Toute création artistique est bienvenue: que vous vous passionniez pour la photo, l'art floral, la peinture sur toile, sur soie, sur papier, la sculpture, la poésie, la poterie, les bijoux ou autre, faites-nous en part et venez exposer vos oeuvres si le coeur vous en dit.

Contacts: >
François Kientzler (Président): f.kientzler@wanadoo. fr
Tél:+33 6 12 32 11 25 (François Kientzler)
 +41 22 799 70 60 (Elvira Lesaffre)

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> Traditional Chinese Kung Fu Association

Next intake for new students (white belts) is now open. Traditional Chinese Kung Fu Association. ITU, Gym Room, Place des Nations, 1211 Geneva. For more information please contact us at or visit