News

2019

  1. Poland marks the end of the ILO centenary year with the ratification of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188)

    19 December 2019

  2. The Netherlands marks the ILO centenary with the ratification of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188)

    19 December 2019

  3. Cook Islands ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    19 December 2019

    Cook Islands is the 96th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention

  4. New Zealand renews commitment toward the elimination of forced labour

    16 December 2019

    New Zealand has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 43rd ILO member State to do so

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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)

  10. © Frans Persoon 2020

    Convention No 1: A landmark for Workers’ Rights

    13 November 2019

    100 years ago the first International Labour Conference adopted the first International Labour Standard – on working time. As the ILO celebrates this landmark moment, ILO Working Time specialist, Jon Messenger, looks back at the history of the Convention and its impact.