1. Australia ratifies the Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention

    31 March 2022

  2. ILO Governing Body agrees Myanmar Commission of Inquiry

    25 March 2022

    Decisions on Venezuela and Bangladesh were also taken at the 344th meeting of the International Labour Organization’s Governing Body.

  3. Bangladesh ratifies the Minimum Age Convention

    22 March 2022

    Bangladesh has now ratified all ILO Fundamental instruments.

  4. Malaysia ratifies the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention

    21 March 2022

    Malaysia becomes the 58th country in the world, and the second ASEAN member State to ratify that Protocol.

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    ILO Governing Body agrees on key occupational safety and health discussion at International Labour Conference 2022

    18 March 2022

    An amendment to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, to include occupational safety and health, will be discussed during the 110th session of the International Labour Conference.

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    Labour inspections to be strengthened following ILO Governing Body decision

    17 March 2022

    New guidelines on labour inspections will complement existing International Labour Organization Conventions and advance respect for labour rights in the world of work.

  7. Securing decent work for nursing personnel and domestic workers, key actors in the care economy

    15 March 2022

    Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (articles 19, 22 and 35 of the Constitution)

  8. The United Kingdom ratifies the Violence and Harassment Convention

    07 March 2022

    The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland becomes the 11th country in the world, and the 3rd country in Europe, to ratify Convention No. 190.

  9. Kenya ratifies key international labour standards for fishers and seafarers

    21 February 2022

    The Government of Kenya has ratified two international labour standards that will promote decent work for the country’s seafarers and fishers. It has also submitted notification of acceptance of amendments to a third, already ratified, maritime labour Convention.

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    ILO releases the 2022 report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

    10 February 2022