News

2019

  1. The Russian Federation ratifies the major Social Security Convention of the ILO

    11 March 2019

    Russia is the 56th country to ratify Convention No. 102.

  2. General Survey concerning the Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202)

    28 February 2019

    The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations has just published its annual General Survey on member States' national law and practice concerning social protection floors.

  3. Rules of the Game: An introduction to the standards-related work of the International Labour Organization (Centenary edition 2019)

    20 February 2019

    A brief presentation of the ILO’s standards policy with a view to facilitating understanding and ownership by the ILO’s traditional constituents, as well as the United Nations system, non-specialists and the broader public.

  4. Countries urged to ratify labour conventions

    18 February 2019

    To mark its Centenary the International Labour Organization is calling on governments to ratify at least one international labour standard in 2019.

  5. Malta renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    14 February 2019

    Malta ratifies the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 144), as well as of the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930

  6. 2019 Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

    08 February 2019

    The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations, whose work constitutes the cornerstone of the ILO's supervisory system on international labour standards, has just published its annual report.

  7. Ireland joins efforts to combat forced labour

    04 February 2019

    Ireland has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930, becoming the 29th ILO Member State to do so.

  8. New consolidated text of the Maritime Labour Convention now available, including amendments on increased protection for seafarers against shipboard harassment and bullying

    01 February 2019

  9. Thailand ratifies Work in Fishing Convention

    30 January 2019

    Thailand has committed itself to ensuring acceptable living and working conditions for fishers on board ships by ratifying the Work in Fishing Convention. It has become the first country in Asia to do so, which signals to other countries in the region to follow this move.

  10. Maritime Centenary Challenge: reaching 100 ratifications of the MLC, 2006

    23 January 2019