The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social and economic justice through setting international labour standards. Founded in October 1919 under the League of Nations, it is the first and oldest specialised agency of the UN. The ILO has 187 member states: 186 out of 193 UN member states plus the Cook Islands. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with around 40 field offices around the world, and employs some 2,700 staff from over 150 nations, of whom 900 work in technical cooperation programmes and projects.


Depicts the abbreviation of the organization in Arabic surrounded by a divided cogwheel within a wreath of olives, the inscription "International Labor Organization" above and "90 years for social justice" below.

منظمة العمل الدولية
مـ ع د
٩٠عاما من أجل العدالة الاجتماعية


Denomination divided dates (Gregorian and Hegira), legend "Arab Republic of Egypt" above.

جمهورية مصر العربية
١٤٣٠ هـ ٢٠٠٩م

Type Commemorative Issue (Non-circulating)
Material Silver
Fineness 0.720
Weight 17.5 g
Diameter 37 mm
Thickness -
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Cairo Mint

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