News

2016

  1. Argentina joins the global movement against forced labour

    09 November 2016

  2. Landmark Forced Labour Protocol enters into force

    09 November 2016

    The ILO Forced Labour Protocol, which was adopted by the International Labour Conference in 2014, enters into force on 9th November, a year after it gained its second ratification.

  3. Albania ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    02 November 2016

    On 28th of October 2016, the Government of Albania deposited with the International Labour Office (ILO) the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006).

  4. Entry into force of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188), imminent following ratification by Angola

    21 October 2016

    On 11 October 2016, the Government of the Republic of Angola deposited with the International Labour Office (ILO) the instrument of ratification of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188).

  5. © ILO / Maillard J. 2017

    Seafarers and their families ensured of protection in cases of abandonment, death, and long-term disability

    12 October 2016

    ILO member States have confirmed the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention ensuring better protection to seafarers and their families in case of abandonment, death, and long-term disability.

  6. Conference Committee on the Application of Standards: Extracts from the Record of Proceedings (ILC 2016)

    23 September 2016

    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.

  7. The Right to Social Security in the Constitutions of the World: Broadening the moral and legal space for social justice

    02 September 2016

    ILO Global Study, Volume 1: EUROPE

  8. ILO Technical Notes - The state of application of the provisions for social security of the international treaties on social rights

    02 September 2016

    ILO country-specific reference tools on member States’ compliance and reporting obligations in the field of social security are now available on NORMLEX under Country profiles.

  9. Algeria ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    29 July 2016

    Algeria is the 79th Member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.

  10. Portugal ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    14 July 2016

    Portugal is the 78th Member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.