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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: 400
  1. Conventions: 189
  2. Protocols: 6
  3. Recommendations: 205

Latest Ratifications

June 2017
  1. Belgium - C128 - Invalidity, Old-Age and Survivors' Benefits Convention, 1967 (No. 128) - 14 Jun 2017
    Has accepted all Parts.
  2. Belgium - C170 - Chemicals Convention, 1990 (No. 170) - 14 Jun 2017
  3. Belgium - C172 - Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Convention, 1991 (No. 172) - 14 Jun 2017
  4. Canada - C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98) - 14 Jun 2017
  5. Denmark - P029 - Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 - 14 Jun 2017
  6. Iceland - P029 - Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 - 14 Jun 2017
  7. India - C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) - 13 Jun 2017
    Minimum age specified: 14 years
  8. India - C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182) - 13 Jun 2017
  9. Indonesia - MLC, 2006 - Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) - 12 Jun 2017
  10. Jamaica - MLC, 2006 - Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) - 13 Jun 2017
  11. Jamaica - P029 - Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 - 13 Jun 2017
  12. Netherlands - C139 - Occupational Cancer Convention, 1974 (No. 139) - 08 Jun 2017
  13. Netherlands - C148 - Working Environment (Air Pollution, Noise and Vibration) Convention, 1977 (No. 148) - 08 Jun 2017
  14. Netherlands - C170 - Chemicals Convention, 1990 (No. 170) - 08 Jun 2017
  15. Sao Tome and Principe - C183 - Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183) - 12 Jun 2017
    Period of maternity leave: 14 weeks
  16. Sweden - P029 - Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 - 14 Jun 2017
  17. Thailand - C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111) - 13 Jun 2017
May 2017
  1. Russian Federation - C139 - Occupational Cancer Convention, 1974 (No. 139) - 30 May 2017
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