Today the Association has over 1,000 members worldwide including prominent industrial relations scholars and practitioners and 34 national associations and 1 regional association who together form the ILERA Council.
An ILERA World Congress is convened every 3 years, where professionals interested in all aspects of labour and employment relations meet to share ideas about new developments, ideas and practices in the field. The last ILERA World Congress took place in Cape Town, South Africa from 7 to 11 September 2015 and the next one will be helt in Korea in 2018.
ILERA also organizes, through its national affiliates, regional congresses. In 2016, the 11th European Regional Congress took place in Milan, Italy from 8 to 10 September and the 9th Asian Regional Congress took place in Beijing, China from 1 to 3 November 2016.
The aim of the ILERA is of a purely scientific character, without regard to political, philosophic or religious considerations. The Association does not endorse opinions on policy questions.
The secretariat of the association is located in the Department of Governance and Tripartism of the International Labour Office in Geneva, Switzerland.
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European Congress 2016
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- Eighteenth ILERA World Congress, COEX, Seoul, South Korea, 23-27 July 2018
- 8th ILERA African Regional Congress, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 21-25 August 2017
- 9th Regional Congress of the Americas, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 11-13 October 2017