Spain is a founding member of the ILO and has ratified 133 Conventions and one protocol, including all the eight Fundamental Conventions, all the four Governance Conventions and 121 Technical Conventions.
Spain's strategic contributions to the ILO
Spain funds the ILO through:
- Assessed contributions paid by all ILO member States by virtue of their membership, which constitute the ILO’s core funding or regular budget. From 2015 to 2018, Spain contributed over US$ 41.1 million.
- Voluntary, non-core funding contributions provided as earmarked funds for priority programmes and projects in addition to assessed contributions. From 2015 to 2018, Spain contributed US$ 6.1 million.
Spain's total contributions to the ILO, 2015-2018
Spain's support to ILO actions
The Spain-ILO partnershipSpain plays a crucial role in supporting the ILO’s work on the eradication of child labour, the promotion of youth employment, skills development and the protection of the rights of indigenous people, with a geographic focus on the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Madrid ILO office was established in 1986 in order to further enhance the Spain-ILO partnership and policy dialogue with national institutions as well as with the Organization of Ibero-American States.