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22 May 2017 - 26 May 2017

ILO Maritime Labour Academy 2017 - Track 2: Workshop on national legal implementation of the ILO MLC, 2006

22 May 2017 - 26 May 2017

ILO Maritime Labour Academy 2017 - Track 2: Workshop on national legal implementation of the ILO MLC, 2006

ILO Maritime Labour Academy 2017 - Track 2: Workshop on national legal implementation of the ILO MLC, 2006
Deadline for application: 28 April 2017
English
A9010464
Turin Centre
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Course Information

22 May 2017 - 26 May 2017

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9010464

English

Deadline: 28 April 2017

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This workshop focuses on questions that may arise for personnel entrusted with implementing the MLC, 2006 in national legal systems. It assumes a good knowledge of the Convention text but will also provide an overview of the MLC, 2006 requirements and model legal provisions.

Description

Description

This workshop focuses on questions that may arise for personnel entrusted with implementing the MLC, 2006 in national legal systems. It assumes a good knowledge of the Convention text but will also provide an overview of the MLC, 2006 requirements and model legal provisions.

Target audience

Target audience

Law and/or policy officials from government departments concerned with the legal aspects of treaty implementation, e.g. attorney-generals' departments and ministries of labour and transport, maritime authorities, and seafarers' and shipowners' associations involved in tripartite consultations on the transposition and implementation of international conventions in the maritime sector.

Objectives

Objectives

The course aims at strengthening the capacity of key officials in countries with a maritime interest to promote ratification of the ILO MLC, 2006, to adapt their national legislation to the requirements of the Convention (or to design new legislation embodying those requirements), in order to help ensure effective implementation of
the Convention.
At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • draft appropriate national provisions to implement the MLC, 2006 or provide oversight and review of legal provisions drafted by others;
  • provide other advice on the MLC, 2006 to their government or to others;
  • support national consultations leading to ratification of the MLC, 2006;
  • participate effectively in national MLC, 2006 information seminars;
  • prepare advisory and background explanatory materials to assist with the adoption of national legislation and other texts;
  • participate effectively (or advise others) in international meetings relating to the MLC, 2006.

Content

Content

This five-day workshop focuses on questions that may arise for officials entrusted with implementing the requirements of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 into their national legal systems. It will cover all the provisions of the Convention in a way that will encourage participants to share their views and national experience and to discuss with experts in the Convention both their country’s legislative achievements and any problems encountered.
It will make use of model legal provisions closely following those of the Convention.
It presupposes good knowledge of the structure and concepts of the MLC, 2006 as well as of relevant national legislation, and will provide an overview of the MLC, 2006 requirements.
It will deal specifically with the following topics of particular interest:

  • Consideration of the national situations of the participants – challenges and opportunities – including:

   – status of treaties (monist or dualist legal system)
   – status regarding ratification of the MLC, 2006
   – gap analysis
   – ongoing tripartite consultations

  • Detailed discussion of the MLC, 2006

   – background information and the ILO supervisory system
   – key concepts
   – detailed review of the requirements under each title of the Convention

  • Discussion and exchanges on approaches to legal implementation
  • Consideration of the ILO model national provisions for implementing the MLC, 2006.

On the last day there will be opportunities for individual consultations on specific issues regarding national implementation.

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

Tuition cost: 1840

Subsistence cost: 600

Total cost: 2440

 

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