News

2018

  1. Conference Committee on the Application of Standards: Record of Proceedings (ILC 2018)

    27 August 2018

    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.

  2. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China joins efforts to protect seafarers’ rights

    21 August 2018

  3. Djibouti ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    13 August 2018

  4. First fishing vessel detained under ILO Fishing Convention

    17 July 2018

    Convention to improve working conditions for fishers on commercial fishing vessels shows its teeth.

  5. Luxembourg ratifies the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169)

    05 June 2018

    Luxembourg is the 23rd country to ratify this instrument at the global level and the 5th at the European level.

  6. Uruguay ratifies the Night Work Convention, 1990 (No. 171)

    05 June 2018

  7. Belgium ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187)

    05 June 2018

  8. Iceland ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187)

    05 June 2018

  9. ILO Conference abrogates six Conventions, withdraws three Recommendations

    05 June 2018

    A two-thirds majority of votes at the International Labour Conference was required for the abrogation.

  10. Thailand joins the global movement to combat forced labour

    04 June 2018