1. 2014 Report of the Conference Committee on the Application of Standards

    12 June 2014

    International Labour Conference, 103rd Session, Geneva, 2014

  2. Islamic Republic of Iran ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    11 June 2014

    The Islamic Republic of Iran is the first West Asian country to ratify this landmark Convention

  3. International Labour Organization overwhelmingly supports new international law to protect abandoned seafarers and provide financial security for death or long-term disability of seafarers

    11 June 2014

    The approval of these amendments was a major step in establishing binding international law on these issues which are very important for the shipping industry

  4. Guide to international labour standards (2014)

    10 June 2014

    Provides summaries of the contents of ILO Conventions and Recommendations by subject matter.

  5. Comoros ratifies the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 144)

    09 June 2014

  6. Kiribati ratifies ILO’s Seafarers' Identity Documents Convention

    06 June 2014

    Kiribati becomes the third member States from the Pacific region, after Marshall Islands and Vanuatu, to ratify the Convention.

  7. Uruguay ratifies the Safety and Health in Mines Convention, 1995 (No. 176)

    05 June 2014

    Uruguay has ratified 15 occupational safety and health Conventions

  8. The Lao People’s Democratic Republic ratifies the ILO Night Work Convention

    04 June 2014

    This brings to 13 the total number of countries that ratified the Night Work Convention, 1990 (No. 171) which covers nearly all night workers and grants them special protection

  9. Switzerland ratifies the Maternity Protection Convention (No. 183)

    04 June 2014

    Switzerland became the 29th member State to ratify this essential instrument for equality which guarantees protection for women workers during maternity

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

    30 May 2014

    Mauritius is the 60th ILO Member State, and the 6th member State of the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control, to ratify this Convention