12 November 2014
Switzerland is the 16th ILO member State and the fourth European country to ratify this instrument, which seeks to improve the working and living conditions of more than 53 million domestic workers worldwide.
06 November 2014
Aimed at a non-specialist audience, this revised publication provides an introduction to international labour standards and discusses their importance in today’s global economy, the subjects they cover, how they are applied and supervised, and where further information can be sought.
France ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187)
29 October 2014
Convention No. 187 is one of the ILO’s essential instruments in safety and health at the workplace
02 September 2014
Ireland is the 15th ILO member State and the third EU member State to ratify this instrument which seeks to improve the working and living conditions of tens of millions of domestic workers worldwide.
Exponential movement to achieve widespread ratification and effective implementation: The 1st anniversary of Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
20 August 2014
Today one year after entry force, 64 countries that are responsible for working and living conditions of seafarers on more than 80 per cent of the world’s fleet have ratified the Convention.
12 August 2014
Kenya is the 64th ILO member State and the tenth African State – after Liberia, Gabon, Benin, Togo, Morocco, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, and Congo – to have ratified the MLC, 2006.
28 July 2014
Ireland is the 63rd ILO member State and the 21st Member State of the European Union (EU) to have ratified this Convention
21 July 2014
Belize is the 62nd ILO member State and the eighth Member State of the Ocean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control in the Caribbean Region to have ratified this Convention
27 June 2014
Ms Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, Director, International Labour Standards Department of the ILO in Geneva, travelled to Rome to open the hearing at the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament organized by the Labour Commission on Wednesday, June 25 in Rome.
17 June 2014