20 December 2013
Nicaragua is the second Central American country after Panama to ratify this landmark Convention
19 December 2013
Myanmar is the 178th ILO member State to ratify this instrument, which calls for the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour.
18 December 2013
Ecuador is the eleventh ILO member State and the fifth Latin American member State to ratify this instrument that seeks to improve the working and living conditions of tens of millions of domestic workers worldwide.
22 November 2013
Samoa joins the other Pacific Island States that have already ratified the Convention, namely, the Marshall Islands, Palau, Kiribati and Tuvalu. Samoa becomes the 53rd ILO Member State to ratify this landmark Convention.
19 November 2013
Italy is the 52nd ILO Member State, and the 20th member State of the European Union, to ratify this Convention
11 November 2013
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.
04 October 2013
Ensuring that the work done by women and men is valued fairly and ending pay discrimination is essential to achieving gender equality. However, pay inequality continues to persist and gender pay gaps in some instances have stagnated or even increased.
20 September 2013
Germany is the 10th ILO member State and the second EU member State to ratify the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189) which seeks to improve the working and living conditions of an estimated 50 million domestic workers worldwide.
05 September 2013
This historic ILO Convention gives domestic workers the same rights as other workers.
04 September 2013
A Tripartite Meeting of Experts will be held to serve as part of the preparatory work for the standard-setting item placed on the agenda of the 103rd Session (June 2014) of the International Labour Conference on facilitating transitions from the informal to the formal economy with a view to the elaboration of a Recommendation.