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Labour standards

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  1. © ILO 2019

    International Labour Standards

    Countries heed call to ratify labour conventions

    13 September 2019

    An International Labour Organization campaign to encourage countries to ratify international labour standards is bearing fruit.

  2. Forced Labour

    Austria renews commitment to combat forced labour

    12 September 2019

    Austria has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 39th ILO member State to do so

  3. Forced Labour

    Belgium joins efforts to combat forced labour

    10 September 2019

    Belgium has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 38th ILO member State to do so

  4. Tripartite Consultation

    Turkmenistan ratifies the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 144)

    10 September 2019

    Turkmenistan is the 149th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  5. Forced Labour

    Lesotho joins efforts to combat forced labour

    23 August 2019

    Lesotho has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 37th ILO member State to do so