Name of the Organization: International Labour Organization
Motto: Promoting Jobs, Protecting People
To promote opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work, in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity.
- Promote and realize standards and fundamental principles and rights at work
- Create greater opportunities for women and men to decent employment and income
- Enhance the coverage and effectiveness of social protection for all
- Strengthen tripartism and social dialogue
Field of Interest:
- Global jobs crisis
- Social protection floor initiative
- Realizing the Millennium Development Goals
- Social Justice and a Fair Globalization
Date of Origin: April 1919
The 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.
The Constitution was drafted between January and April, 1919, by the Labour Commission set up by the Peace Conference, which first met in Paris and then in Versailles. The Commission, chaired by Samuel Gompers, head of the American Federation of Labour (AFL) in the United States, was composed of representatives from nine countries: Belgium, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, France, Italy, Japan, Poland, the United Kingdom and the United States. It resulted in a tripartite organization, the only one of its kind bringing together representatives of governments, employers and workers in its executive bodies.
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