The International Labour Organization and the Italian Government established the International Training Centre in 1964 in Turin, Italy, as an advanced vocational training institute.
It has since matured into a focal point for high-level in-service training. This takes place in Turin, in course participants' home countries or via the Internet.
The Centre provides training and related services that develop human resources and institutional capabilities. The Centre thereby contribute to achieving the ILO's goal of decent work for women and men.
The Centre are a unique institution whose specific assets include:
The mission of the Centre is to be the leading global provider of learning and training for the world of work. Learning, knowledge-sharing and institutional capacity-building activities and programmes for governments, worker’s and employer’s organizations and other development partners are based on the latest thinking, best practices and comparative experiences in the fields of:
Regular programmes are offered in a multicultural and multilingual environment at the campus or through e-learning. Tailor-made programmes are offered at the organizational, national or regional level.