International Labor Organization (ILO)

28 June 1919 set up as part of Treaty of Versailles; 11 April 1919 became operative; 14 December 1946 affiliated with the UN

to deal with world labor issues; a UN specialized agency

members - (190) includes all UN member countries except Andorra, Bhutan, North Korea, Liechtenstein, Federated States of Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru; note - includes the following dependencies: Netherlands (Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten), New Zealand (Cook Islands)