09 May 2013
On 7 May 2013, the Government of Paraguay deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189). Paraguay is the seventh ILO member State and the third Latin American member State to ratify this instrument which, in accordance with its Article 21, paragraph 2 of the Convention, will enter into force on 5 September 2013, twelve months after the date on which it was ratified by two ILO member States.
18 April 2013
Bolivia is the sixth ILO member State and the second Latin American member State to ratify this instrument
28 March 2013
The Information document on ratifications and standards-related activities (Report III (Part 2)) provides an overview of developments in international labour standards during 2012. It supplements the information contained in the report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (Report III) (Part 1A).
26 March 2013
21 March 2013
This paper looks at recent complaints under the labour chapters of three US trade agreements – the CAFTA-DR, the US-Bahrain and the US-Peru FTAs – and undertakes a preliminary analysis of the use of the comments of the ILO’s supervisory bodies in the regulation mechanisms of labour provisions contained in those trade agreements
28 February 2013
France is the 35th ILO Member State and the 13th EU member State to ratify this landmark Convention.
25 February 2013
The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations, whose work constitutes the cornerstone of the ILO's supervisory system on international labour standards, has just published its annual reports.
25 February 2013
General Survey of Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (2013)
19 February 2013
This handbook aims to answer some of the essential questions regarding Convention No. 169 and is addressed to governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, as well as for indigenous and tribal peoples.
12 February 2013
Ecuador is the 43rd ILO member State and the 10th member State in Latin America to ratify this Convention which seeks to promote equality of opportunity and treatment for both male and female workers with family responsibilities as well as between workers with family responsibilities and those without such responsibilities.