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Labour standards

International labour standards have grown into a comprehensive system of instruments on work and social policy, backed by a supervisory system designed to address all sorts of problems in their application at the national level.  more

Highlights

  1. ILO centenary initiatives

    The standards initiative

  2. #Trade4DecentWork

    Trade for Decent Work Project

    The project aims at improving the application of the ILO fundamental Conventions in EU trading partner countries through improved labour relations and working conditions

What's new

  1. International labour standards

    2020 Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

    14 February 2020

    The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations, whose work constitutes the cornerstone of the ILO's supervisory system on international labour standards, has just published its annual report.

  2. Fishers

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

    19 December 2019

  3. Fishers

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

    19 December 2019

  4. Maritime Labour Convention

    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

  5. Forced Labour

    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