11 February 2013
The purpose of the Meeting was to formulate recommendations to the Governing Body on the scope for possible standard setting to complement the ILO’s Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29), and Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105).
08 February 2013
Greece has become the 32nd ILO member State and the tenth EU member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.
22 January 2013
Italy is the 4th ILO member State and the first EU member State to ratify this instrument which seeks to improve the working and living conditions of tens of millions of domestic workers worldwide.
18 January 2013
Malta becomes the 34th ILO member State and the 12th EU member State to ratify this landmark Convention.
16 January 2013
The Maldives has ratified the eight ILO fundamental Conventions on 4 January 2013, dealing with four categories of fundamental principles and rights at work: freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining; the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour; the effective abolition of child labour; and the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
10 January 2013
Finland is the 33rd ILO member State and the 11th EU member State to ratify this landmark Convention
14 November 2012
The Committee of Freedom of Association, set up by the Governing Body at its 117th Session (November 1951), met at the International Labour Office, Geneva, on 1 and 2 November 2012, under the chairmanship of Professor Paul van der Heijden.
14 November 2012
The Committee on Freedom of Association set up by the Governing Body at its 117th Session (November 1951), met for its 316th Session at the International Labour Office, Geneva, on 1, 2 and 9 November 2012, under the chairmanship of Professor Paul van der Heijden.
04 October 2012
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.
19 September 2012
An ILO direct contacts mission on freedom of association has been obliged to depart from Fiji without having completed its mandate.