The Global Labour Institute (GLI) is a foundation constituted under Swiss law and based in Geneva.
Its purpose is to promote international solidarity among trade union organizations and between these and other organizations and movements of civil society with the objective of achieving a democratic and sustainable world society, based on the principles of social justice, individual freedom and the rule of law.
The GLI is a service organization to the labour movement. It is guided by the values and principles of democratic socialism.
The GLI Geneva is part of the GLI International Network which includes GLI Manchester, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, New York and GLI Moscow (Center Praxis). The following Mission Statement has been adopted by the GLI International Network.