Flanders is an important partner of the ILO in pursuit of Decent Work for all. This cooperation was renewed with the signature of a cooperation agreement in 2016. Flanders contributes to the ILO through the Flanders ILO Trust Fund, which supports ILO’s strategic objectives within the thematic and geographical priorities of Flemish foreign policy.
Flanders' strategic contributions to the ILO
Flanders funds the ILO through:
- Voluntary, non-core funding contributions provided as earmarked funds for priority programmes and projects. Under its 2016 Cooperation Agreement with the ILO (period 2016-2021), Flanders contributed US$ 4.7 million, with an additional US$ 489,130 provided in 2022.