1. © ILO/Crozet M 2023

    Mexico renews commitment against forced labour

    13 June 2023

    With the ratification of the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, Mexico becomes the 60th country in the world to ratify this important instrument.

  2. Uzbekistan ratifies the Working Environment (Air Pollution, Noise and Vibration) Convention, 1977 (No. 148)

    12 June 2023

  3. © ILO/Nguyen A 2023

    Writing the rules of the game – How international labour standards are created

    07 June 2023

    International labour standards are at the heart of the ILO’s mandate and play an essential role in creating fair business competition and combatting work-related exploitation. So, how are they created?

  4. Strengthen civil society to realize human and labour rights

    06 June 2023

    Human and labour rights 75th anniversaries prompt calls for an expanded ‘civic space’.

  5. Azerbaijan ratifies the ILO fundamental Convention concerning occupational safety and health

    02 June 2023

  6. Côte d'Ivoire ratifies the Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952 (No. 102)

    12 May 2023

  7. © ILO/OIT 2023

    France ratifies Convention C190 on violence and harassment in the world of work

    13 April 2023

    France becomes the 27th country in the world, and the 5th country in the European Union, to ratify the International Labour Organization Convention on Violence and Harassment.

  8. Syrian Arab Republic ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    06 April 2023

    Syria is the 103rd Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention

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    Nigeria ratified ILO Conventions concerning migrant workers and private employment agencies

    27 March 2023

    Nigeria becomes the 29th country to ratify Convention No. 143, and the 38th to ratify Convention No. 181.

  10. Iraq ratified the ILO conventions on social protection and on Maritime Labour

    23 March 2023

    Iraq becomes the 64th Member State to have ratified ILO Convention on social protection and the 102nd Member State to have ratified the maritime labour convention MLC, 2006.