Our international labour relations

We provide advice on relevant international labour issues and assess the impact of international developments on New Zealand's labour interests.

In this section

International Labour Organisation

New Zealand is a founding member of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) which is the key global labour body and source of international labour law.

Trade and labour

We manage New Zealand's input into the labour components of bilateral and multilateral trade agreements.

Other multilaterals

New Zealand was a founding member of APEC which promotes trade and economic growth in the Asia-Pacific region.