09 June 2020
Myanmar is the 173rd ILO Member State to ratify Convention No.138
08 June 2020
Seafarers should be treated as ‘key workers’ so they can safely return home, says the International Labour Organization.
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)
29 May 2020
FAQ - Key provisions of international labour standards relevant to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak
(29 May 2020, Version 2.1)
13 May 2020
Brazil became the 97th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.
30 April 2020
As many countries in the world marked Labour Day, the International Labour Organization called on governments to implement measures to protect seafarers and fishers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
31 March 2020
Seafarers, ship owners and governments are urging ILO member States to ensure the flow of essential goods, energy, food and medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
27 March 2020
The International Labour Organization maintains a system of international labour standards aimed at promoting opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work, in conditions of freedom, equity, security and dignity. In the context of the crisis response to the COVID-19 outbreak, they provide a tried-and-trusted foundation for policy responses that focus on a recovery that is sustainable and equitable.
06 March 2020
Lithuania has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 45th ILO member State to do so
14 February 2020
The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations, whose work constitutes the cornerstone of the ILO's supervisory system on international labour standards, has just published its annual report.