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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.

105th session of the International Labor Conference

  1. ILO head calls on global community “to bring about the future of work that we all want”

    May 30, 2016

    Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO, has told delegates to the 105th International Labor Conference that the world of work is key to meeting the many challenges humanity faces.

Select US Government Funded ILO Projects

  1. © The Guardian


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

    1 September 2015 - 30 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.

  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.