Chile ratifies the Protocol to Convention No. 29, reaffirming its commitment to fight against forced labour
20 January 2021
Chile ratified the ILO Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 . With the culmination of this process, Chile becomes the second country in South America to take on the challenge of moving forward to become a country free of forced labour.
15 January 2021
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) - Fifth edition, 2019
22 December 2020
Fifth edition, 2019
Statement of the Officers of the STC on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) regarding increased collaboration between shipowners and charterers to facilitate crew changes - 15 December 2020
18 December 2020
Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended
General observation on matters arising from the application of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) during the COVID-19 pandemic
12 December 2020
Adopted by the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR) at its 91st session (Nov. - Dec. 2020)
Namibia ratifies the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189) and the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190)
10 December 2020
08 December 2020
Its resolution addresses the plight of hundreds of thousands of seafarers who have been trapped at sea for as many as 17 months or longer because of pandemic restrictions.
Saudi Arabia ratifies ILO conventions setting out safeguards with crucial importance for the response to COVID-19
07 December 2020
Saudi Arabia ratifies the Protection of Wages Convention, 1949 (No. 95) and the Hygiene (Commerce and Offices) Convention, 1964 (No. 120).
Annual meeting of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR)
ILO supervision of international labour standards to focus on employment.
20 November 2020
The universal ratification of the ILO’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour is a positive step for Africa’s children says Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa.