Frequently Asked Questions: Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188)

The 'Frequently Asked Questions' provide answers to often asked questions concerning the scope, definitions and key provisions of Convention No. 188.

The 'Frequently Asked Questions' were developed as part of the Action Plan (2011-2016) to improve the living and working conditions of fishers through the widespread ratification and effective implementation of Convention No. 188. This tool is designed to promote a greater understanding of the Convention amongst ILO constituents, particularly those from the fishing sector. The topics addressed include the scope of its application, the unique flexibility mechanisms for its implementation, and explanations about the advantages of the Convention for fishers, fishing vessels owners, and ILO member States.