Germany-ILO Cooperation

Fact-sheet, January 2018

Since 1954 the German Government has served on the ILO’s Governing Body. Germany is a key partner of the ILO in promoting social and economic well-being by improving living and working conditions worldwide. In particular, in recent years the cooparation has focused on the elimination of child labour, the promotion of labour standards in global supply chains, employment injury insurance, as well as livelihood-based responses to the Syrian refugee crisis.