United Nations-ILO Cooperation

Fact-sheet, December 2023

The United Nations development system (UNDS) encompasses 15 specialized agencies, 23 Funds, Programmes, research institutes and other entities in addition to numerous functional and regional commissions and subsidiary bodies. Within this framework, the International Labour Organisation assumes a distinct role and responsibility in assisting member States in achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 8) – to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment, social justice and decent work for all – while also actively contributing to the realisation of all SDGs and their respective targets.