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Labour standards

International labour standards have grown into a comprehensive system of instruments on work and social policy, backed by a supervisory system designed to address all sorts of problems in their application at the national level.  more

What's new

  1. Call for expression of interest

    Three vacancies on the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR)

    20 December 2021

    The ILO is seeking candidates to join the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR).

  2. Violence and Harassment

    South Africa ratifies the Violence and Harassment Convention

    16 December 2021

    South Africa became the tenth country in the world, and the fourth African country, to ratify the ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190).

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    Social protection

    ILO reaches ratification target for landmark social security Convention

    08 November 2021

    Paraguay has become the 60th country to ratify the flagship ILO social security Convention, No.102, reaching a target set in 2012 by the ILO’s Governing Body.

  4. Publication

    Conference Committee on the Application of Standards: Record of Proceedings (ILC 2021)

    25 October 2021

    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.

  5. Occupational Safety and Health

    Cameroon ratifies the Occupational Safety and Health Convention

    08 October 2021