News

2019

  1. Monitoring compliance with ILO standards: Significant achievements and opportunities ahead

    This event will allow a discussion of the role of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations and its relationship with the Conference Committee on the Application of Standards in the context of achieving better compliance with ILO standards.

  2. © Frans Persoon 2019

    Convention No 1: A landmark for Workers’ Rights

    13 November 2019

    100 years ago the first International Labour Conference adopted the first International Labour Standard – on working time. As the ILO celebrates this landmark moment, ILO Working Time specialist, Jon Messenger, looks back at the history of the Convention and its impact.

  3. Malawi renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    12 November 2019

  4. Sudan ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    11 November 2019

    Sudan is the 95th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  5. ILO Governing Body concludes 337th session

    08 November 2019

    The ILO Governing Body ended its 337th session on 7 November 2019. ILO News discussed the highlights of the session with Juan Llobera, Clerk of the Governing Body.

  6. Sudan ratifies the Part-Time Work Convention, 1994 (No. 175)

    30 October 2019

    Sudan is the 18th member State to have ratified this Convention

  7. Conference Committee on the Application of Standards: Record of Proceedings (ILC 2019)

    21 October 2019

    The Conference Committee on the Application of Standards, a standing tripartite body of the International Labour Conference and an essential component of the ILO’s supervisory system, examines each year the report published by the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations.

  8. ILO Commission of Inquiry issues report on complaint against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

    03 October 2019

    The Commission of Inquiry set up by the ILO Governing Body to examine a complaint against the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has adopted its report.

  9. Senegal ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    27 September 2019

    Senegal is the 94th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  10. Uzbekistan ratifies the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention

    17 September 2019

    Uzbekistan becomes the 40th ILO member State having ratified the Protocol