Publications on freedom of association

November 2006

  1. Publication

    Freedom of association - Digest of decisions and principles of the Freedom of Association Committee of the Governing Body of the ILO. Fifth (revised) edition, 2006

    01 November 2006

    Summarizes the decisions and principles of the Committee on Freedom of Association up to its 339th report (November 2005).

October 2006

  1. Publication

    Freedom of association. Digest of decisions and principles of the Freedom of Association Committee of the Governing Body of the ILO. Fifth (revised) edition.

    21 October 2006

October 2005

  1. Meeting document

    Trade Union Rights in Belarus

    26 October 2005

    Traces the development of industrial relations. Makes recommendations regarding the complaints of the violation of trade union rights. Refers to relevant ILO instruments.

January 2005

  1. Instructional material

    Social dialogue in the health services: A tool for practical guidance – The handbook for practitioners

    01 January 2005

May 2004

  1. Publication

    Organizing for social justice. Global report under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on fundamental principles and rights at work. Report of the Director-General, 2004

    20 May 2004

    Freedom of association, and the recognition of the right to bargain collectively, are not only fundamental human rights at work, but also vital elements of economic, social and political processes. Organizing for social justice takes account of the current trends in exercising these rights as well as the significant challenges that still remain in many parts of the world, particularly in the today’s global economy.

May 2003

  1. Publication

    Joint IOE/ICFTU Statement in the fight against HIV/AIDS (2003)

    12 May 2003

October 2002

  1. Publication

    The Committee on Freedom of Association. Its impact over 50 years

    28 October 2002

    Based on a selection of examples from the past 25 years, examines the manner in which the Committee on Freedom of Association of the Governing Body of the ILO carries out its supervisory role.

October 2000

  1. Publication

    Your Voice at Work : global report under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at work

    26 October 2000

    Reports on freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining in ILO member States. Reviews the challenges and opportunities that globalization and social change present to the world of work, and their implications for freedom of association and collective bargaining and summarizes major trends in respect of these principles and rights. Assesses ILO assistance in their promotion and suggests a framework for future ILO action.

January 2000

  1. Publication

    Collective Bargaining: ILO standards and the principles of the supervisory bodies

    01 January 2000

    Provides an analysis of the observations made by the Committee of Experts in 1998 and 1999 on the application of the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98) and related ILO standards

November 1999

  1. Publication

    Freedom of association: A user’s guide

    04 November 1999

    Serves as a companion volume to "ILO law on freedom of association: standards and procedures" (Geneva, 1995). Describes the practical influence and impact of the ILO's freedom of association standards and principles and the use of procedures for their enforcement.