United Kingdom-ILO Cooperation

Fact-sheet, November 2023

As one of the founding member States of the ILO, the United
Kingdom (UK) has been a valued partner of the ILO since 1919.
The UK has ratified 89 Conventions including the eight
fundamental ILO Conventions as well as two Protocols. Apart
from its Regular Budget assessed contributions made by the
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), the Foreign,
Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), is a major
contributor to the ILO development cooperation programme.