Child labour: Convergence – A way to end child labour in India

The ILO teams up with the local authorities to help remove and prevent children from entering child labour in urban and rural areas in five states.

International labour standards: ILO statement on reform of Bangladesh labour law

Amendments to the Bangladesh labour Act 2006 were adopted on 15 July 2013. Its conformity with international labour standards ratified by Bangladesh will be reviewed by the ILO supervisory machinery ...

Trade Union Law now available in English

The bilingual publication of the 2012 Law on Trade Unions was launched on 23 July in Hanoi by the Viet Nam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL). The translation of the law into English, as well as ...

International Symposium on Culture of Prevention – Future Approaches

International Symposium on Culture of Prevention – Future Approaches, to be held on 25–27 September 2013 in Helsinki, Finland.

Lessons from a tragedy

Last week I spoke at an extraordinary event in Aberdeen – Piper 25. This three-day conference was put on to "reflect, review, reinforce and re-energise" 25 years after the Piper Alpha offshore ...

World Day Against Child Labour June 12, 2013: No to child labour in domestic work!

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are calling for special attention to child domestic workers on the occasion of the World ...

World Day Against Child Labour 2013: Ten million child labourers in domestic work

To mark World Day Against Child Labour, the ILO publishes a report outlining the abuses suffered by millions of children working in family homes.

International labour standards: ILO global forum to discuss decent work in the fishing industry

Government, employer and worker delegates will share ideas on how the Work in fishing convention (n°188) can address major challenges in the industry, including safety and health and forced ...

Improving working conditions in small and medium enterprises

International experts, researchers and field practitioners are meeting at the ILO to discuss how investing in working conditions, safety and health and training can turn into increased ...

Conclusions of the ILO's high level mission to Bangladesh

Joint statement issued by the tripartite partners at the conclusion of the ILO's high-level mission sent to Dhaka, Bangladesh, following the Rana Plaza Building collapse.