News

2023

  1. Canada ratifies ILO convention on violence and harassment in the world of work

    30 January 2023

    Canada is the 25th country to ratify ILO Convention No. 190 which aims to eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work.

  2. Ireland ratifies ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    12 January 2023

    Ireland is the 24th country to ratify ILO Convention No. 190 which aims to eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work.

  3. Botswana ratifies two key conventions on labour inspection

    10 January 2023

    Botswana is the 149th country to ratify Convention No. 81 and the 56th to ratify Convention No. 129 promoting an effective system of labour inspection in commerce and industry, as well as agriculture.

2022

  1. Three vacancies on the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR)

    22 December 2022

    The ILO is seeking candidates to join the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR).

  2. Labour Administration: A global webinar for preparing reports and comments for the General Survey

    Co-organized by the International Labour Standards Department (NORMES) and the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO)

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    International labour standards as human rights

    17 November 2022

    Tim de Meyer, Senior Advisor in the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department (NORMES), explains how rights and standards in the world of work are linked to human rights and why they are essential for establishing social justice and decent work for all.

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    ILO Governing Body concludes its 346th session

    11 November 2022

    The Governing Body of the International Labour Organization considered a range of issues, including the Russian aggression against Ukraine and the situations in Bangladesh, Belarus and Venezuela.

  5. Report of the Committee set up to examine the representation alleging non-observance by France of the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No. 81)

    09 November 2022

  6. 70 Years of the ILO Committee on Freedom of Association

    09 November 2022

    The CFA’s seven decades of work to promote respect for freedom of association are being marked with a new book that looks at the pioneering role and broad impact of the Committee’s work.

  7. Nigeria ratifies ILO conventions on occupational safety and health and on violence and harassment in the world of work

    08 November 2022

    Nigeria is the 29th country to ratify the Convention No. 187 promoting safe and healthy working environment and the 22nd to ratify the ILO Convention No. 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work.