1. Joint IMO/ILO Conference on Work at Sea

    The Conference will focus on sharing best practices, views and experiences on: ensuring the rights of seafarers and fishers; identifying gaps in the current regulatory framework, including in relation to responsible management; and exploring how governments, industry, IGOs and NGOs can collaborate to improve the relevant international maritime legal framework.

  2. Employment Injury Protection: 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)

  3. Conference Committee on the Application of Standards: Record of Proceedings (ILC 2023)

    28 September 2023

    The Conference Committee on the Application of Standards, a standing tripartite body of the International Labour Conference and an essential component of the ILO’s supervisory system, examines each year the report published by the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations.

  4. Papua New Guinea ratifies ILO Conventions on labour inspection, tripartite consultation and violence and harassment in the workplace

    27 September 2023

    Papua New Guinea has now ratified 26 Conventions including eight fundamental conventions.

  5. Uganda ratifies the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    07 August 2023

    Uganda becomes the 32nd country in the world, and the 8th country in Africa, to ratify Convention No. 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work

  6. Germany ratifies Convention C190 on violence and harassment in the world of work

    19 June 2023

    Germany becomes the 31st country in the world, and the 9th country in Europe, to ratify the International Labour Organization Convention on Violence and Harassment.

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    Belgium ratifies ILO Convention on violence and harassment in the world of work

    15 June 2023

    Belgium becomes the 30th country in the world, and the sixth in the European Union, to ratify Convention No. 190.

  8. Portugal commits to enhance the protection of seafarers in cases of abandonment and piracy

    14 June 2023

    Portugal deposited the declaration of acceptance of the Amendments of 2014 and of 2018 to the Code of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

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    Brunei Darussalam joins the global movement against forced labour

    14 June 2023

    Brunei Darussalam becomes the 181st country in the world to ratify the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29)

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    Australia ratifies Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment at work and Convention No. 138 on Minimum Age

    14 June 2023

    Australia has now ratified ten of the eleven fundamental instruments