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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

Highlights

  1. CEACR Event for the Centenary

    Monitoring compliance with ILO standards: Significant achievements and opportunities ahead

    28 November 2019 (15:00-18:00), ILO Geneva, Room II

    Roundtable – Chairperson (Judge G. Dixon Caton) and six key speakers (Judge R. Layton, Professor J. Bellace, Judge A. Koroma, Ms S. Regenbogen, Mr M. Leemans and Mr P. Rochford) 

  1. ILO centenary initiatives

    The standards initiative

  2. One for All

    ILO Centenary Ratification Campaign

  3. #Trade4DecentWork

    Trade for Decent Work Project

    The project aims at improving the application of the ILO fundamental Conventions in EU trading partner countries through improved labour relations and working conditions

  4. ILC, 108th Session, 2019

    Committee on the Application of Standards

    10-21 June 2019

What's new

  1. Event

    Monitoring compliance with ILO standards: Significant achievements and opportunities ahead

    This event will allow a discussion of the role of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations and its relationship with the Conference Committee on the Application of Standards in the context of achieving better compliance with ILO standards.

  2. Blog

    The positive impact of labour standards on peoples’ lives

    27 November 2019

    The ILO’s supervisory bodies are not only at the heart of the ILO’s work on labour standards, they have a positive and practical impact on peoples’ lives.

  3. Publication

    Monitoring compliance with international labour standards: The key role of the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

    26 November 2019

    Centenary Edition 2019

  4. News

    Portugal marks the ILO centenary with the ratification of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188) and the 1986 Instrument of Amendment to the ILO Constitution

    26 November 2019

  5. Labour Inspection

    Uzbekistan ratifies the two Governance Conventions on Labour Inspection

    22 November 2019

    Uzbekistan has ratified the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No. 81) and the Labour Inspection (Agriculture) Convention, 1969 (No. 129)