1. 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


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

    12 December 2023

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

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    Ukraine ratifies the Chemicals Convention, 1990 (No. 170)

    07 December 2023

    Ukraine is the 24th country to have ratified Convention NO. 170

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    More must be done to protect seafarers and fishers’ rights says Work at Sea Conference

    16 November 2023

    The first joint seafarers high-level conference organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) acknowledged the pivotal role played by seafarers and fishers in future global development.

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    Rwanda ratifies the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    01 November 2023

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

  5. Congo ratified seven ILO Conventions, including one Fundamental and one Governance Convention

    26 October 2023

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    Statisticians adopt new standards on measuring informal employment

    23 October 2023

    The new standards will help countries collect better data and so devise improved policies for workers in the informal economy.

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    North Macedonia ratifies the Labour Statistics Convention and the Violence and Harassment Convention

    23 October 2023

    North Macedonia becomes the 52nd ILO member State to ratify Convention No. 160, and the 35th to ratify Convention No. 190.

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    Portugal commits to address harassment and bullying in the maritime sector

    19 October 2023

    Harassment and bullying, particularly of women seafarers, are issues of great concern in shipping.

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    Italy renews its commitment to the promotion of occupational safety and health

    16 October 2023

    Italy is the 79th country in the world to have ratified Convention No. 155, the 19th country to have ratified the 2002 Protocol to Convention No. 155, and the 62nd country to have ratified Convention No. 187