ILO Office for the United Nations, New York

The ILO Office for the United Nations ensures close liaison with the headquarters of the United Nations and other United Nations bodies in New York, as well as with national delegations, representatives of intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations accredited to the United Nations and employers' and workers' organizations participating in or observing United Nations activities.

Organizational description | 20 December 2012
The New York Office keeps ILO headquarters and external offices promptly and continuously informed of developments in the United Nations relating to ILO fields of activity and ensures that ILO core priorities and interests, policies and experience are appropriately presented to the concerned United Nations fora, including the General Assembly and ECOSOC.

It contributes, in consultation with headquarters, to the coordination of follow-up activities on major United Nations conferences.

The Office is also responsible for the representation of the ILO at United Nations and other meetings in New York and for the preparation of regular reports to the Governing Body on developments in the UN system.

ILO Office for the United Nations
One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza
885 Second Avenue, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Tel: +1.212.697.01.50
Fax: +1.212.697.52.18

Office hours are from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. During the United Nations General Assembly from September to December, the Office operates until 5.30 p.m. New York is on Eastern Standard Time, which is 5 hours behind GMT, and 6 hours behind Geneva.

Special Representative to the United Nations and Director Ms. Telma Viale
Assistant to the Director Ms. Paula Mancini
Communications and External Relations Mr. Kevin Cassidy
Programme Officer and Relations Officer Ms. Amber Barth
Social Security Officer Ms. Griet Cattaert
Administrative Assistant Ms. Carmelina Bonavia

Vacancy notice

Finance/Administrative Assistant and Director's Secretary

Applications are invited for the above post, which should be addressed to The Director at the above address. For details of the vacancy, please click here.