The ILO Office for the European Union and the Benelux countries

  • The EU-ILO partnership for development cooperation

    Partnering for over 60 years, the European Union and the ILO are united around a shared vision for social justice and decent work for all. Our collaboration is rooted in the promotion of international labour standards and cooperation with governments as well as workers' and employers' organizations.

  • COVID-19 leads to massive labour income losses worldwide

    A new ILO analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 reveals a “massive” drop in labour income and a fiscal stimulus gap that threatens to increase inequality between richer and poorer countries.

  • First person: COVID-19 stories from the world of work

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world in ways we could hardly have imagined. Everyone has been affected and everyone has a story to share. At the ILO, we wanted to hear first-hand from people in the world of work. See their stories here. Works best in Chrome or Firefox.

  • Regional events pave the way for global discussions on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    Participants from five ILO regions, including Europe, discussed the challenges of recovery and building back better, and their conclusions will feed into discussions at a ILO virtual Global Summit.