Republic of Korea-ILO Cooperation

Fact-Sheet, September 2017

The Republic of Korea has been a member State of the ILO since 1991 and has ratified 29 ILO Conventions, including four of the eight fundamental Conventions.
The Republic of Korea has demonstrated its commitment to promoting Decent Work through voluntary contributions to the ILO development cooperation programme, which in the period 2012-2016 amounted to US$ 9.9 million. The cooperation with the ILO focuses primarily on occupational safety and health, skills development, research, social protection and labour market governance.