News

2020

  1. Spain ratifies the 1986 Constitutional Amendment

    27 November 2020

  2. Djibouti ratifies the 1986 Constitutional Amendment

    22 September 2020

  3. Office informal opinions on international labour standards

    31 May 2020

    A new Office Procedure (IGDS 565) has been published - revising an old circular dating from the 1980s - to ensure that, in line with a long well-established practice, the Office provides sound and expeditious informal opinions in response to constituents' requests for clarifications as regards the scope and meaning of international labour standards. All Office informal opinions - prepared under the joint responsibility of the Office of Legal Adviser (JUR) and the International Labour Standards Department (NORMES) - will be posted on the ILO’s public web site in a dedicated section of the NORMLEX database.

  4. Albania ratifies the 1986 Constitutional Amendment

    29 April 2020

2019

  1. ILO terminology on countries and territories

    25 December 2019

    The ILO has now published an IGDS (No. 556) on terminology on countries and territories, which sets the ILOTERM database as an authoritative source.

  2. New ILO centenary publication

    16 December 2019

    The Office of the Legal Adviser launches a new publication ‘ILO100 – Law for Social Justice’

  3. ILO terminology on countries and territories

    28 November 2019

    On 12 February 2020, for reasons of coherence and efficiency, and pending the full rollout of a Master Data Management system that will provide a comprehensive point of reference for all ILO master data across the Organization, the Office needs to designate an authoritative source for the official nomenclature regarding names of countries and designations of territories, areas or other geographical and political entities.

  4. Portugal ratifies the 1986 Constitutional Amendment

    28 November 2019

  5. Lao People’s Democratic Republic ratifies the 1986 Constitutional Amendment

    24 June 2019

  6. Panama accepts the 1986 Constitutional Amendment

    25 February 2019