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    International Labour Standards

    Philippines ratifies Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

    22 February 2024

    Philippines becomes the 38th country in the world, and the first Asian country, to ratify Convention No. 190.

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    Portugal ratifies the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    19 February 2024

    Convention No. 190 is the first international labour standard to address violence and harassment in the world of work.

  3. Maritime Labour Convention

    Georgia joins efforts to protect seafarers’ rights by ratifying the Maritime Labour Convention

    15 February 2024

    Georgia is the 105th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

  4. International Labour Standards

    ILO releases 2024 report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

    09 February 2024

    The report outlines the extent to which ILO Member States have fulfilled their obligations under international labour standards’ obligations.

  5. News

    Information session on protection of essential workers in the WHO draft instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response

    09 February 2024

    ILO Headquarters in Geneva (Room D) on 13 February 2024 from 12:00 to 13:00