News

2023

  1. © ILO 2024

    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.

  2. 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.

  4. © ILO 2024

    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.

  5. © ILO 2024

    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

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    Norway ratifies the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    09 October 2023

    Norway becomes the 33rd country in the world to ratify Convention No. 190.

  8. 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.

  9. 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)

  10. 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.