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ILO Washington Office

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


Tel : +1 202-617-3952
Fax : +1 202 617-3960
Email : washington@ilo.org
Website : www.ilo.org/washington

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.Save
  1. ILO revises its landmark Declaration on multinational enterprises

    March 17, 2017

    The revised Tripartite Declaration of principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) adds principles to the Declaration addressing decent work issues related to social security, forced labor, transition from the informal to the formal economy, access to remedy and compensation of victims, inter alia. It provides enhanced guidelines for fostering the contribution of multinational enterprises to achieve decent work for all.

Select US Government Funded ILO Projects

  1. Region: European Region

    Improving Labor Market Integration of Syrian Refugees and Host Communities in Turkey

    September 2016 - September 2017

    The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the livelihoods of Syrian refugees and host communities through improving employability and enhancing decent work opportunities in Sanliurfa, Gaziantep, Hatay, Adana and Mersin.

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    Region: Global

    Convening Stakeholders to Develop and Implement Strategies to Reduce Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (CARING Gold Mining Project)”

    December 2015 - April 2019

    The Project will emphasize the development and implementation of innovative solutions to improve gold mining practices, monitor child labor in gold mining and gold mining supply chains, and raise awareness of child labor and working conditions.

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    Region: Global

    From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labor (BRIDGE)

    September 2015 - September 2019

    This project aims to support global and national efforts aimed at combating forced labor under the 2014 ILO Protocol and Recommendation on Forced Labor.