Overview of actors

International Labour Organization

Promoting jobs, Protecting people.

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, pursuing its founding mission that social justice is essential to universal and lasting peace.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Decent Work and Economic Growth

How we work

Only tripartite U.N. agency, the ILO brings together governments, employers and workers representatives of 187 member States, to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all women and men.

... and why

ILO's helps advance the economic and working conditions that give all workers, employers and governments a stake in lasting peace, prosperity and progress.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Banking and Finance
Diversity Management
Education and Training
Environment and Disaster Risk Management
External Relations
Human Resources Management
Human Rights, Law and Governance
Information and Communication Technology
Media and Communication
Monitoring and Evaluation
Social Development
Supply Chain Management

- Set and promote 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

Opportunities offered

Internships for students yes
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates no
Positions/programs for young professionals yes
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities yes
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Type of organisation

UN organisation

Field(s) of activity

Development Cooperation
Peace Promotion and Human Security


Geneva, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation

Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Latin America and the Caribbean
Middle East and Northern Africa
North America
South/East Asia and Pacific
Sub-Saharan Africa
Western and Central Europe

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
More than 1000

Outside Switzerland:
More than 1000

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