The ILO works together with multilateral institutions to advance the creation of decent work.
The ILO promotes a strong, sustainable and balanced global recovery with jobs, highlighting the ILO Jobs Pact and Decent Work Agenda as valuable resources for governments and social partners.
One of the primary roles of the ILO is to formulate international labor standards in the form of Conventions and Recommendations.
The ILO created the International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (IPEC) in 1992 to strengthen the capacity of countries to deal with the problem and promote a worldwide movement to combat child labor.
Better Work is a partnership program between the ILO and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to improve both compliance with labor standards and competitiveness in global supply chains.
Forced labor takes different forms, including debt bondage, trafficking and other forms of modern slavery. The ILO works to combat the practice and the conditions that give rise to it.
The ILO, in partnership with others stakeholders, works on how to better align business operations with international labor standards and build good industrial relations.
The ILO is committed to promoting gender equality in the workplace through a number of initiatives, ongoing research, and country projects.
AIDS is a workplace issue because it has a marked impact on workers, their families and dependants, enterprises and national economies.
Fostering fair working conditions and respecting the right of workers is crucial so that workers benefit from globalization.
The ILO has a special role to play in promoting policies and initiatives on youth employment as part of its commitment.
The ILO actively promotes policies and provides assistance to countries to help extend adequate levels of social protection to all members of society