International Labour Organisation
The International Labour Organization is the UN specialized agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights. It was founded in 1919 and is the only surviving major creation of the Treaty of Versailles which brought the League of Nations into being and it became the first specialized agency of the UN in 1946.
International Federation of Workers’ Education Associations
IFWEA is the international organisation responsible for the development of workers’ education. It brings together national and international trade unions, workers’ education associations, NGOs and social-democratic foundations engaged in the provision of adult education opportunities for workers and the communities in which they live throughout the world.
WomenWatch is a central gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the United Nations system, including the United Nations Secretariat, regional commissions, funds, programmes, specialized agencies and academic and research institutions.