News

2010

  1. Italy is ready to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention

    16 December 2010

  2. Pacific regional tripartite workshop considered ILO Maritime Labour Convention

    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.

  3. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ratifies Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006)

    26 November 2010

  4. 358th Report of the Committee on Freedom of Association (November 2010)

    19 November 2010

    Governing Body, 309th Session, GB.309/8, November 2010

  5. 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."

  6. Conference Committee on the Application of Standards: Extracts from the Record of Proceedings (ILC 2010)

    28 September 2010

    International Labour Conference - Ninety-ninth Session, Geneva, 2010

  7. Journalistic prize awarded to Nina Corpuz for her article on the rise of human trafficking in the Philippines

    24 June 2010

    “Filipino domestic workers: the struggle for justice and survival”, the article that won the 2010 Media for Labour Rights Prize

  8. Journeys of a thousand miles begin with a single step

    24 June 2010

    The ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) is expected to come into force soon, with the required level of ratifications being reached by late 2010 or early 2011.

  9. 357th Report of the Committee on Freedom of Association (June 2010)

    18 June 2010

    Governing Body, 308th Session, GB.308/3, June 2010

  10. Canada joins other key maritime States to help bring seafarers' decent work Convention into force

    17 June 2010

    The Government of Canada deposited its instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 with the International Labour Office on 15 June. Canada is the first North American country to ratify this key maritime labour Convention, sometimes called the “super convention”, adopted by the 94th International Labour Conference (Maritime) in Geneva in February 2006.