Information System on International Labour Standards

    National Legislation on Labour and Social Rights


    Global database on occupational safety and health legislation

  1. EPLex

    Employment protection legislation database


NORMLEX is a new information system which brings together information on International Labour Standards (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO's supervisory bodies, etc.) as well as national labour and social security laws.

NORMLEX has been designed to provide comprehensive and user friendly information on these topics and includes the NATLEX database as well as the information which was previously contained in the former APPLIS, ILOLEX and Libsynd databases. more

Total number of ratifications registered since 1919

Fundamental and Governance Conventions

As of Today

ILO member States: 187
ILO instruments adopted: 399
  1. Conventions: 189
  2. Protocols: 6
  3. Recommendations: 204

Latest Ratifications

August 2016
  1. Cyprus - C170 - Chemicals Convention, 1990 (No. 170) - 02 Aug 2016
July 2016
  1. Algeria - MLC, 2006 - Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) - 22 Jul 2016
  2. Dominican Republic - C102 - Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952 (No. 102) - 11 Jul 2016
    Has accepted Parts II, III, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX and X
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