International Labour Organization - founded in 1919 by Belgium, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, France, Italy, Japan, Poland, UK and USA. Started up the year after in Geneva with the purpose of protecting the labour worldwide and trying to ensure world peace (as can be seen from these parts of its constitution: "conditions of labour exist involving ... injustice, hardship and privation to large numbers of people.", "universal and lasting peace can be established only if it is based upon social justice.", injustice produces "unrest so great that the peace and harmony of the world are imperilled.", "the failure of any nation to adopt humane conditions of labour is an obstacle in the way of other nations which desire to improve the conditions in their own countries.")
For its good work, in 1969, the ILO was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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