1. Has the COVID-19 pandemic led to even more volunteering worldwide?

    In normal times, a billion people volunteer their time and energy each year, providing unpaid help to others. Their combined efforts being the equivalent of 109 million full-time workers annually.

Programmes and results

  1. ILO's flagship programmes

    The ILO has integrated many of its existing technical projects into five flagship programmes, designed to enhance the efficency and impact of its development cooperation with constituents on a global scale.


  1. Partnering for Development

    With over 50 years of experience in development cooperation, the ILO today has a bigger portfolio than ever with some 600 active programmes and projects in more than 100 countries.

  2. ILO projects worldwide

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  1. ILO Centenary

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