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What's new

  1. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    Fifth Meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee established under the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    Geneva, 7–11 April 2025

  2. Report III(B) - General Survey

    Labour administration in a changing world of work

    26 February 2024

    General Survey on the Labour Administration Convention, 1978 (No. 150) and the Labour Administration Recommendation, 1978 (No. 158)

  3. © ILO 2024

    International Labour Standards

    Philippines ratifies Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

    22 February 2024

    Philippines becomes the 38th country in the world, and the first Asian country, to ratify Convention No. 190.

  4. International Labour Standards

    Portugal ratifies the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    19 February 2024

    Convention No. 190 is the first international labour standard to address violence and harassment in the world of work.

  5. Maritime Labour Convention

    Georgia joins efforts to protect seafarers’ rights by ratifying the Maritime Labour Convention

    15 February 2024

    Georgia is the 105th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.