Departments and offices

The International Labour Office is the permanent secretariat of the International Labour Organization. It is the focal point for International Labour Organization's overall activities, which it prepares under the scrutiny of the Governing Body and under the leadership of the Director-General.

The Office employs some 2,700 officials from over 150 nations at its headquarters in Geneva, and in around 40 field offices around the world. Among these officials, 900 work in technical cooperation programmes and projects.

The Office also contains a research and documentation centre.
  1. Policy (DDG/P)
  2. Management and Reform (DDG/MR)
  3. Field Operations and Partnerships (DDG/FOP)
  4. Reporting to the Director-General (DGREPORTS)
  5. Administrative Tribunal (TRIB)
  6. Associations

Policy (DDG/P)

Field Operations and Partnerships (DDG/FOP)

  1. International Training Centre in Turin (ITC-ILO)
  2. Partnerships and Field Support (PARDEV)
  3. Multilateral cooperation (MULTILATERALS)
  4. ILO–New York: ILO Office for the United Nations

  5. Africa
    1. RO–Africa: ILO Regional Office for Africa
      1. DWT/CO–Cairo: ILO DWT for North Africa and ILO Country Office for Egypt, Eritrea, Sudan and South Sudan
      2. DWT/CO–Dakar: ILO DWT for West Africa and ILO Country Office for Senegal, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Guinea–Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Togo
      3. DWT/CO–Pretoria: ILO DWT for Eastern and Southern Africa and ILO Country Office for South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland
      4. DWT/CO–Yaoundé: ILO DWT for Central Africa and ILO Country Office for Cameroon, Angola and Sao Tome and Principe
      5. CO–Abidjan: ILO Country Office for Côte d'Ivoire
      6. CO–Abuja: ILO Office for Nigeria, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone
      7. CO–Addis Ababa: ILO Country Office for Ethiopia and Somalia
      8. CO–Algiers: ILO Country Office for Algeria, Libya Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco and Tunisia
      9. CO–Antananarivo: ILO Country Office for Madagascar, Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritius and Seychelles
      10. CO–Dar es Salaam: ILO Country Office for the United Republic of Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda
      11. CO–Harare: ILO Country Office for Zimbabwe
      12. CO–Kinshasa: ILO Country Office for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon
      13. CO–Lusaka: ILO Country Office for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique

  6. Latin America and the Caribbean
    1. RO–Latin America and the Caribbean: ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean
      1. DWT/CO–Lima: ILO DWT and Country Office for the Andean Countries
      2. DWT/CO–Port-of-Spain: ILO DWT and Office for the Caribbean
      3. DWT/CO–San José: ILO DWT and Country Office for Central America
      4. DWT/CO–Santiago: ILO DWT and Country Office for the South Cone of Latin America
      5. CO–Brasilia: ILO Country Office for Brazil
      6. CO–Buenos Aires: ILO Country Office for Argentina
      7. CO–Mexico: ILO Country Office for Mexico and Cuba
      8. ILO–CINTERFOR: Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development on Vocational Training (CINTERFOR)

  7. Arab States
    1. RO–Arab States: ILO Regional Office for the Arab States
      1. DWT–Beirut: ILO DWT for the Arab States
      2. ILO–Jordan: ILO Country Office for Jordan
      3. ILO–Kuwait: ILO Country Office for Kuwait
      4. ILO–Yemen: ILO Country Office for Yemen
      5. ILO–Bahrain: ILO representative in Bahrain
      6. ILO–Iraq: ILO representative in Iraq
      7. ILO–Jerusalem: ILO representative in the occupied Palestinian territory
      8. ILO–Saudi Arabia: ILO representative in Saudi Arabia
      9. ILO–Syria: ILO representative in Syria
      10. ILO–United Arab Emirates: ILO representative in the United Arab Emirates

  8. Asia and the Pacific
    1. RO–Asia and the Pacific: ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
      1. DWT/CO–New Delhi: ILO DWT for South Asia and ILO Country Office for India
      2. DWT–Bangkok: ILO DWT for East and South-East Asia and the Pacific
      3. CO–Bangkok: ILO Country Office for Thailand, Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic
      4. CO–Beijing: ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia
      5. CO–Colombo: ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives
      6. CO–Dhaka: ILO Country Office for Bangladesh
      7. CO–Hanoi: ILO Country Office for Viet Nam
      8. CO–Islamabad: ILO Country Office for Pakistan
      9. CO–Jakarta: ILO Country Office for Indonesia and Timor-Leste
      10. CO–Kathmandu: ILO Country Office for Nepal
      11. CO–Manila: ILO Country Office for the Philippines
      12. CO–Suva: ILO Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries
      13. ILO–Tokyo: ILO Office for Japan (DGREPORTS)
      14. ILO–Yangon: ILO Liaison Officer for Myanmar (DDG/MR)

  9. Europe and Central Asia
    1. RO–Europe and Central Asia: ILO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia
      1. DWT/CO–Budapest: ILO DWT and Country Office for Central and Eastern Europe
      2. DWT/CO–Moscow: ILO DWT and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia
      3. ILO–Ankara: ILO Office for Turkey
      4. ILO–Berlin: ILO Office for Germany
      5. ILO–Brussels: ILO Office for the European Union and the Benelux countries
      6. ILO–Lisbon: ILO Office for Portugal
      7. ILO–Madrid: ILO Office for Spain
      8. ILO–Paris: ILO Office for France
      9. ILO–Rome: ILO Office for Italy and San Marino
      10. NC–Astana: ILO National Coordinator for Kazakhstan
      11. NC–Baku: ILO National Coordinator for Azerbaijan
      12. NC–Belgrade: ILO National Coordinator for Serbia
      13. NC–Bishkek: ILO National Coordinator for Kyrgyzstan
      14. NC–Chisinau: ILO National Coordinator for Moldova
      15. NC–Dushanbe: ILO National Coordinator for Tajikistan
      16. NC–Kiev: ILO National Coordinator for Ukraine
      17. NC–Minsk: ILO National Coordinator for Belarus
      18. NC–Sarajevo: ILO National Coordinator for Bosnia and Herzegovina
      19. NC–Skopje: ILO National Coordinator for North Macedonia
      20. NC–Tirana: ILO National Coordinator for Albania
      21. NC–Yerevan: ILO National Coordinator for Armenia

Reporting to the Director-General (DGREPORTS)