International Labour Organization

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

International Labour Organization

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Bureau international du Travail

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • ILO
  • OIT
  • BIT

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

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"
(International Labour Organization, Origins and history webpage).

Read further on the ILO Origins and history webpage:


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Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area


Control area

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Rules and/or conventions used


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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by AWT 20/08/2012.




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