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THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIATION (ILO)

Do you want to change the world? Join the ILO!

The International Labour Organization (ILO) was created in 1919, as part of the Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I, to reflect the belief that universal and lasting peace can be accomplished only if it is based on social justice. It is the only tripartite UN agency, bringing together representatives of governments, employers and workers. We work with 187 member States with a field presence in over 100 countries.

The ILO is devoted to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, pursuing its founding mission that labour peace is essential to prosperity. Today, the ILO helps advance the creation of decent work and the economic and working conditions that give working people and business people a stake in lasting peace, prosperity and progress. Its tripartite structure provides a unique platform for promoting decent work for all women and men. Its main aims are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.

Work is central to people's well-being. In addition to providing income, work can pave the way for broader social and economic advancement, strengthening individuals, their families and communities. Such progress, however, hinges on work that is decent. Decent work sums up the aspirations of people in their working lives.

If you want to work within an internationally diverse, globally challenging, highly principled environment, then the ILO is the place for you.

The ILO is regularly hiring professionals in the many technical and managerial areas.