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Mission & Objectives

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Artur Grześ

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Mission & Objectives
4
strategic objectives
Mission: promoting
social justice
internationally recognized human and labour rights

„Labour peace is essential to
prosperity

• 185 member states

4
major parts
• tripartite
U.N.
Agency
• Has to communicate formal acceptance of the obligations of the constitution
Structure
• Free trade
unions
• Key civil society institutions
– Challenge of securing decent work,
safe
working conditions, basic social
security
, gender
equality
, etc.
– ILO essential for promoting
protection
of workers
Workers‘ Organization
Set up to organize &
advance
collective interests of employers
Critical component of social
dialogue
processes
Task: to keep up
awareness
of employers views, concerns & priorities within the ILO
Employers‘ Organizations
Headquarter in Geneva
Permanent secretariat
Focal point for all overall
activities
International Labour Office

Guy Ryder

• Head since 1 October 2012
• Wants to reinforce the ILO‘s place at the
center
of international decision-making regarding the issues affected to the world of work
Examines employment-related
complaints
.
Composed of
seven
judges who must be of different nationalities
– Appointed by the Labour Conference for 3 years
– Meet twice a year for 3 weeks and deliver approx. 50 judgements per session
Admnistrative Tribunal
ILO regarded as an authoritative
source
of
knowledge on the world of work
“International Institute for Labour
Studies

International
Training
Centre

Centres & Institutes
Regional & International
• Bring together regular
budget
& extra-
budgetary activities
• Regional, sub-regional & country levels
• services of standards & fundamental principles & rights at work, employment, social protection & social dialogue

Promoting
the „Decent Work Agenda“ as integral part of national development policies
• Africa

• Americas

• Arab States

• Asia and the Pacific

• Europe and Central Asia
Places
• Sustainable Media Capacity Enhancement
Project for
Journalists
in Zimbabwe
Holding a two-day interactive training platform to strengthen strategic role of
media
advocacy of work & social development issues
Africa
• Regional Office based at ILO

Headquarters in
Geneva
– Overall responsibility for ILO’s presence & activities in region
– Defining programme priorities & activities,
monitoring programme & delivery, providing
support
& coordination to field structure
Projects:

Garment factory in Bangladesh
-
improve
working conditions, labour rights and safety
- 3.5 year initiative
- will build on plan already started after a factory fire in 2012 and a building collapse 6 month later (over 1,100 workers died)

Sustaining Competitive and Responsible enterprise (SCORE)' programme
-
International Labour Organization (ILO), Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

(SECO) and
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
(NORAD) support small and
medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in creating good jobs and economic growth.

Progress on the situation of domestic workers worldwide
-only 10% of domestic workers worldwide are covered by the same laws and legislation as other workers! Many of them are victims of:
-deplorable working conditions
-labour exploitation and
-human rights abuses
Current activities
Discrimination (race, sex, religion)
Newer form of
discrimination
(young, old, disabled, HIV / AIDS)
Inequalities

Complement anti- discrimination
policy
measures
Challenges
green jobs
social
security
youth
employment
safety and health at work
Fight with
sweatshops

Opportunities:
The International Labour Organization
Founded in 1919 as a part of
Versailles Treaty
Awards:
Nobel prize
in 1969
Headquarters:
Geneva
, Switzerland
Head: Guy Ryder
International Labour Organisation by:
Maike Dhur
Patricia Dumitru
Fiona Helgers
Artur Grześ
Thank You for watching
Europe
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