The International Labour Organization, ILO, is the only "tripartite" UN agency. ILO brings together governments, employers and workers from 187 countries in order to establish labour standards, formulate policies and create programmes which will promote decent work for everyone, both men and women alike.
The Bureau for Workers' Activities, ACTRAV, is the main link between the ILO and the world of work through one of its constituents: workers organizations. ACTRAV coordinates the ILO's activities which concern union organisations across different regions of the world.
The International Training Centre of the ILO, ITC-ILO, is located in Turin. It is the training arm of the ILO. ITC-ILO provides training services, learning and skills aimed at governments, workers' organisations, employers' organisations and other national and international agents in order to support decent work and sustainable development.
The Training and Social Studies Institute, IFES, is a Foundation run by the UGT (General Union of Workers). UGT is one of Spain’s largest trade unions. IFES provides professional training for employment and offers solutions to the multiple training needs of businesses and workers.
Collaborating Entity- FOREM
The Miguel Escalera Training and Employment Foundation, FOREM, is a private not profit foundation promoted by CCOO (Worker´s Commissions of Spain). CCOO is also one of the Spain’s largest trade unions. FOREM offers education, skills development and training, responding to the needs of labour market and workers.
The Programme for Workers’ Activities of the ITC-ILO
The Programme for Workers’ Activities is the training arm of the Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV) of the ILO. The Programme responds to the training needs of workers' organizations through courses, materials, projects and advisory services. It is the largest international labour education programme in the world and offers free training opportunities to leaders, senior activists and technical staff of workers' organizations.