News

2020

  1. Ratification by Mexico of Convention No. 189 on Domestic Workers

    06 July 2020

    Mexico is committed to promoting decent work for domestic workers. The Ministry of Labour and Social Security and the Undersecretary of Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of the Mexican Foreign Ministry participated in a virtual ceremony.

  2. ILO Violence and Harassment Convention will enter into force in June 2021

    25 June 2020

    The ratification by Fiji, the second after Uruguay, will allow Convention No. 190 to enter into force in a year’s time.

  3. Uruguay first to ratify ILO Violence and Harassment Convention

    12 June 2020

    ILO’s landmark Convention No. 190, on violence and harassment in the work environment, has received its first ratification, taking it a step closer to entering into force.

  4. Decision concerning Member States reporting obligations and the work of the CEACR and the Committee on the Application of Standards as a result of the deferral of the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference to 2021

    11 June 2020

  5. © Arlington County 2020

    Hand washing at work - The key to staying safe

    11 June 2020

    ILO international labour standards provide a vital guide to staying safe as people begin returning to their workplaces in some parts of the world.

  6. Vietnam renews commitment to combat forced labour

    10 June 2020

    Convention No. 105 is the seventh ILO fundamental Convention ratified by Vietnam

  7. Myanmar ratifies the Minimum Age Convention

    09 June 2020

    Myanmar is the 173rd ILO Member State to ratify Convention No.138

  8. © Italian government 2020

    ILO: Release more than 150,000 seafarers trapped on board ships due to COVID-19

    08 June 2020

    Seafarers should be treated as ‘key workers’ so they can safely return home, says the International Labour Organization.

  9. WEBINAR - COVID-19 and Maritime Labour Issues: Impact and Responses

    Co-organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Training Centre of the ILO, in collaboration with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Health Organization (WHO)

  10. ILO Standards and COVID-19 (coronavirus)

    29 May 2020

    FAQ - Key provisions of international labour standards relevant to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak
    (29 May 2020, Version 2.1)