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Information System on International Labour Standards
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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

January 2018
  1. Brazil - C189 - Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189) - 31 Jan 2018
  2. Myanmar - C185 - Seafarers' Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185) - 16 Jan 2018
  3. Suriname - C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) - 15 Jan 2018
    Minimum age specified: 16 years
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