Luxembourg - ILO Cooperation

Luxembourg is a long-standing partner in promoting decent work for all and has been a member State of the ILO since 1920. Luxembourg has ratified 101 Conventions and three Protocols, including all eight Fundamental, two Governance and 91 Technical Conventions.

Luxembourg's strategic contribution to the ILO

Luxembourg funds the ILO through:

  • Assessed contributions to the ILO's Regular Budget contributed by all ILO Member States by virtue of their membership. From 2018 and 2022, Luxembourg contributed almost US$ 1.46 million
  • Voluntary core funding contributions provided by nine ILO funding partners as a pool of un-earmarked, flexible resources. From 2018 to 2023 (as of June 2023), Luxembourg contributed US$ 7.75 million
  • Voluntary, non-core funding contributions .earmarked to specific themes or projects. From 2018-2022, Luxembourg contributed US$ 2.7 million.

Luxembourg's financial contributions to the ILO, 2018-22 (US$ 10.3M)

Luxembourg’s support to ILO interventions

Luxembourg’s International Cooperation Priorities

Luxembourg’s development cooperation activities focus on social development, particularly on social protection, education, including Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and integrated local development as well as microfinance initiatives. Its priority countries for development cooperation activities are Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Nicaragua.