News

2019

  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.

  6. Serbia ratifies the Safety and Health in Agriculture Convention, 2001 (No. 184)

    29 March 2019

    Serbia becomes the 17th country to ratify this convention.

  7. The Marshall Islands ratifies Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention

    13 March 2019

    Marshall Islands is the 184th Member State to have ratified Convention No. 182.

  8. The Russian Federation ratifies the major Social Security Convention of the ILO

    11 March 2019

    Russia is the 56th country to ratify Convention No. 102.

  9. Palau ratifies Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention

    04 March 2019

    Palau is the 183rd Member State to have ratified Convention No. 182

  10. General Survey concerning the Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202)

    28 February 2019

    The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations has just published its annual General Survey on member States' national law and practice concerning social protection floors.