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ILO Washington Office

1808 I Street, NW, 9th Floor Washington, D.C.,  USA 20006

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ILO Databases

  1. Working Conditions Laws Database

  2. ILO/ WB Inventory of Policy Responses to the Financial and Economic Crisis

    This comprehensive database examines the policy responses taken by 77 countries since the start of the financial and economic crisis

  3. Open access to the latest information on ILO international labor standards as well as national labor and social security laws

  4. The most important source of worldwide data on the labor market and unemployment

  5. Data on national labor, social security and related human rights legislation

ILO Washington

The International Labor Office (ILO) in Washington, D.C. serves as a liaison between the ILO and the United States government, employers’ and workers’ organizations, multilateral and Washington-based institutions. The Washington Office engages in outreach activities and research and analysis of labor issues. It also represents the ILO to the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as well as other multilateral institutions and Washington-based organizations and facilitates donor coordination in technical cooperation activities.

ILO-World Bank Group

  1. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder
    A joint mission and plan of action: Universal social protection to ensure that no one is left behind

    June 30, 2015

    Joint statement by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on the launch of the World Bank Group and ILO Universal Social Protection Initiative, calling the attention of world leaders to the importance of universal social protection policies and financing.

Select US Government Funded ILO Projects

  1. © U.S. Department of Labor


    Consolidating and Disseminating Efforts to Combat Forced Labor in Brazil and Peru

    April 22, 2015

    Dialogues on federal, state and local strategies to prevent and mitigate forced labor and exploitative labor practices were convened by the Labor Department, the International Labour Organization, Humanity United and the Burkle Center at the University of California, Los Angeles. The first of two conferences was held in Washington, D.C., on April 22. It featured conversations with Laura Fortman, deputy administrator of the Wage and Hour Division; and Mark Mittelhauser, Eric Biel and Marcia Eugenio of the Bureau of International Labor Affairs. Discussions examined strategies for prevention, protection and remedy, as well as existing and potential partnerships to address forced labor and labor exploitation.

  2. Asia and the Pacific Region

    Child Labor Prevention and Reduction Project in Vietnam

    December 15, 2014 - December 14, 2019

    The main aim of the project is to prevent and reduce child labor in Viet Nam, and to support Viet Nam's National Plan of Action to Prevent and Reduce Child Labor in Viet Nam.

  3. Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    Support for the Implementation of the Decent Work Country Program in Uzbekistan

    December 19, 2014 - April 18, 2016

    The goal of the project is to build the capacity among national and local stakeholders to advocate for a reduction in child labor and forced labor and to promote fundamental principles and rights at work through the framework of the Decent Work Country Program agreement between the Government of Uzbekistan and the ILO.