The unique tripartite structure of the ILO gives an equal voice to workers, employers and governments to ensure that the views of the social partners are closely reflected in labour standards and in shaping policies and programmes.
The main aims of the ILO are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.
Stories of impact
30 November 2023
Weavers use the mat-making tradition to upgrade their skills, become government-certified trainers and chart a better future through decent work.
28 November 2023
Leaving her unfortunate experience behind, Ana Paula de Jesus da Silva, who took part in ILO’s Gender and Entrepreneurship Together (GET Ahead) training programme, is determined to continue expanding her business for a better future.