The International Labour Organisation (ILO) origins and functions

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International Labour Organisation (ILO) is established in the year 1919, representing governments, employers and workers with played a role as a part of Treaty of Verasailles, United Nations which was a peace treaty that ended World War I, deals with labour issues. Indeed, the ILO was created for international requirements of an organisation that reconizes the need to make sure globalisation doesn’t continue to force workers into living a life lacking basic but vital human rights. Also, it reflects on the determination to inflict beliefs to others on what is expected when it comes for meeting standards of human and labour rights. (Origin and History, 2009)The following are the four strategic objectives by ILO (Mission and objectives, 2009):Promote and realize standards and fundamental principles and rights at workCreate greater opportunities for women and men to secure decent employment and income.

Enhance the coverage and effectiveness of social protection for allStrengthen tripartism and social dialogueThe International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity.

Its main aims are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue in handling work-related issues.

In promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, the organization continues to pursue its founding mission that labour peace is essential to prosperity. Today, the ILO helps advance the creation of decent jobs and the kinds of economic and working conditions that give working people and business people a stake in lasting peace, prosperity and progressAccording to the ILO’s Standard and Fundamental Principles and rights in work (2009), this organisation has declared with some rules as following:(I)Freedom of fraternizationThe workers (also known as Labours, and use they in the following) are able...