23 March 2011
Governing Body, 310th Session, GB.310/8, March 2011
2011 General Survey concerning social security instruments in light of the 2008 Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization
09 March 2011
The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations is publishing this year a General Survey on Social Security Instruments, which is the second General Survey linked to the follow-up of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization adopted in 2008.
The Swiss Confederation ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of its adoption
21 February 2011
Switzerland is the 12th Member State, the 6th European country, and the first landlocked State with maritime interests, to ratify the MLC, 2006. The Swiss ratification gives a major boost to the ratification campaign launched by the ILO Director-General in December 2010 inviting member States to ratify the MLC, 2006 either on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of its adoption in February 2011or at the equally symbolic 100th session of the International Labour Conference in June 2011.
20 February 2011
by Eric Gravel, Tomi Kohiyama and Katerina Tsotroudi (International Labour Standards Department) - Research Conference on ‘Key Lessons from the Crisis and Way Forward’(16-17 February 2011 - International Institute for Labour Studies)
16 February 2011
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.
16 December 2010
30 November 2010
The workshop that was held in Nadi, Fiji from 27 to 29 October 2010 brought together seafarers, ship-owners and government labour and maritime officers from Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu to promote the ratification and implementation of the MLC, adopted by the ILO’s International Labour Conference in 2006.
26 November 2010
19 November 2010
Governing Body, 309th Session, GB.309/8, November 2010
Singapore ratifies ILO Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 144)
04 October 2010
The ILO Director-General welcomed the ratification of "this important governance instrument by the Government of Singapore which underpins practices in the area of tripartism and social dialogue in respect of international labour standards and labour legislation."