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What's new

  1. Domestic Workers

    Sweden ratifies the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    12 April 2019

    Sweden becomes the 28th ILO Member State to have ratified this Convention.

  2. Forced labour

    Sri Lanka renews commitment to combat forced labour

    11 April 2019

    Sri Lanka has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 31st ILO Member State to do so.

  3. Maritime Labour Convention

    Iceland ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    10 April 2019

    Iceland is the 92nd Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

  4. Maritime Labour Convention

    Ethiopia ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    05 April 2019

    Ethiopia is the 91th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention

  5. GB roundup

    ILO Governing Body concludes 335th session

    02 April 2019

    The ILO Governing Body ended its 335th session on 28 March 2019, having agreed, among other things, on details of the ILO’s Centenary International Labour Conference. ILO News discussed the highlights of the Session with Juan Llobera, Clerk of the Governing Body.