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  1. 1.  Gokula Kannan . N II MSW (HR) Bishop Heber College Trichy
  2. 2. HistoryOf ILO  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.
  3. 3.  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.  Its main aim is to bringing together representatives of governments, employers and workers in its executive bodies. HistoryOf ILO
  4. 4. MissionofILO  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.
  5. 5.  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. MissionofILO
  6. 6. TheILOHasFourStrategicObjectives  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
  7. 7. DecentWorkAgenda  Creating Jobs An economy that generates opportunities for investment, entrepreneurship, skills development, job creation and sustainable livelihoods.  Guaranteeing Rights At Work To obtain recognition and respect for the rights of workers. All workers, and in particular disadvantaged or poor workers, need representation, participation, and laws that work for their interests.
  8. 8. DecentWorkAgenda • Extending Social Protection To promote both inclusion and productivity by ensuring that women and men enjoy working conditions that are safe, allow adequate free time and rest, take into account family and social values, provide for adequate compensation in case of lost or reduced income and permit access to adequate healthcare. • Promoting Social Dialogue Involving strong and independent workers’ and employers' organizations is central to increasing productivity, avoiding disputes at work, and building cohesive societies.
  9. 9. ILO Tripartite Constituency  The International Labour Organization (ILO) is the only tripartite U.N. agency with GOVERNMENT, EMPLOYER AND WORKER REPRESENTATIVES.  This tripartite structure makes the ILO a unique forum in which the governments and the social partners of the economy of its 185 Member States can freely and openly debate and elaborate labour standards and policies. S T R U C T U R E
  10. 10. International Labour Office  The International Labour Office is the permanent secretariat of the International Labour Organization, its operational headquarters.  Administration and management are decentralized in regional, area, and branch offices in more than 40 countries under the leadership of a Director-General.
  11. 11. ILO Director-general  A Director-General is elected every five years by the Governing Body.  Subject to the instructions of the Governing Body, the Director-General is responsible for the efficient conduct of the International Labour Office and other duties as may be assigned.
  12. 12. ILO Administrative Tribunal  The Administrative Tribunal examines employment- related complaints by officials of the International Labour Office and of the other international organizations that have recognized its jurisdiction.  It is currently open to approximately 46,000 international civil servants who are serving or former officials of some 60 organizations.
  13. 13. ILO Regions Around The World  ILO Headquarters is established in Geneva.  The Organization is also present worldwide through a network of field offices and technical specialists underpins the ILO’s work in promoting the Decent Work Agenda as an integral part of regional and national development policies.
  14. 14. HowThe ILO Works The ILO accomplishes its work through three main bodies which comprise governments', employers' and workers' representatives. Organs Of The ILO 1. The International Labour Conference 2. The Governing body and 3. The Office
  15. 15. InternationalLabourConference International labour standards and the broad policies of the ILO are set by the International Labour Conference, which meets annually. Often called an International Parliament of Labour, the Conference is also a forum for discussion of key social and labour questions.
  16. 16. GoverningBody • The Governing Body is the executive council of the ILO and meets three times a year in Geneva. • It takes decisions on ILO policy and establishes the programme and the budget, which it then submits to the Conference for adoption.
  17. 17. InternationalLabourOffice • The ILO secretariat, operational headquarters, research centre and publishing house, are based in the ILO, Geneva. • Administration and management are decentralized in regional, area, and branch offices.
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  19. 19. T H A N K YO U