News

2019

  1. © ILO 2019

    Countries heed call to ratify labour conventions

    13 September 2019

    An International Labour Organization campaign to encourage countries to ratify international labour standards is bearing fruit.

  2. Austria renews commitment to combat forced labour

    12 September 2019

    Austria has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 39th ILO member State to do so

  3. Belgium joins efforts to combat forced labour

    10 September 2019

    Belgium has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 38th ILO member State to do so

  4. Turkmenistan ratifies the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 144)

    10 September 2019

    Turkmenistan is the 149th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  5. Lesotho joins efforts to combat forced labour

    23 August 2019

    Lesotho has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 37th ILO member State to do so

  6. Uzbekistan ratifies the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 144)

    15 August 2019

    Uzbekistan is the 148th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  7. Vietnam ratifies the Collective Bargaining Convention

    26 July 2019

    Vietnam becomes the 167th ILO Member State to ratify Convention No. 98

  8. ILO Commission of Inquiry will visit the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela from 8 to 12 July, 2019

    08 July 2019

  9. Kiribati ratifies the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 144)

    28 June 2019

    Kiribati is the 147th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  10. ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment: Five key questions

    28 June 2019

    For the first time violence and harassment in the world of work are covered in new international labour standards, adopted at the Centenary International Labour Conference and now open for ratification by ILO member States.