1. Strengthen civil society to realize human and labour rights

    06 June 2023

    Human and labour rights 75th anniversaries prompt calls for an expanded ‘civic space’.

  2. Azerbaijan ratifies the ILO fundamental Convention concerning occupational safety and health

    02 June 2023

  3. Côte d'Ivoire ratifies the Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952 (No. 102)

    12 May 2023

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    France ratifies Convention C190 on violence and harassment in the world of work

    13 April 2023

    France becomes the 27th country in the world, and the 5th country in the European Union, to ratify the International Labour Organization Convention on Violence and Harassment.

  5. Syrian Arab Republic ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    06 April 2023

    Syria is the 103rd Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention

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    Nigeria ratified ILO Conventions concerning migrant workers and private employment agencies

    27 March 2023

    Nigeria becomes the 29th country to ratify Convention No. 143, and the 38th to ratify Convention No. 181.

  7. Iraq ratified the ILO conventions on social protection and on Maritime Labour

    23 March 2023

    Iraq becomes the 64th Member State to have ratified ILO Convention on social protection and the 102nd Member State to have ratified the maritime labour convention MLC, 2006.

  8. Lesotho ratifies three ILO Conventions

    16 March 2023

    Lesotho deposited the instruments of ratification of the Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 (No. 151), the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187) and the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190).

  9. Achieving gender equality at work

    07 March 2023

    General Survey on the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111), the Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention, 1981 (No. 156), the Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183), the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Recommendation, 1958 (No. 111), the Workers with Family Responsibilities Recommendation, 1981 (No. 165) and the Maternity Protection Recommendation, 2000 (No. 191)

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    Labour rights as human rights are essential to fight crises

    24 February 2023

    A joint statement by the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations of the International Labour Organization and eight United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies marks the third anniversary of the UN Secretary-General’s Call to Action for Human Rights.