Understanding the Procedures and Obligations relating to International Labour Standards

Understanding the Procedures and Obligations relating to International Labour Standards

Understanding the Procedures and Obligations relating to International Labour Standards

1 Marzo–31 Dicembre 2021
Il corso è disponibile in English, Français, Español
Presentazione del corso

By examining in detail the procedures of the international labour standards system, from adoption to supervision, the course aims to strengthen the capacity of tripartite constituents to follow them actively.

Chi si iscrive a questo corso?

- Government officials responsible for matters relating to national and international labour standards, including the fulfilment of the obligations laid down by the ILO Constitution. - Representatives of employers' and workers' organizations responsible for ILO matters. - ILO and UN officials may also benefit from the course.

What topics does this course cover?
  • Background about the ILO.
  • Standard-setting.
  • Submission.
  • Ratification, entry into force and denunciation.
  • Regular system of supervision: reporting procedures (articles 22 and 19 of the ILO Constitution).
  • Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR).
  • Conference Committee on the Application of Standards (CAS).
  • Representations under article 24 of the ILO Constitution.
  • Complaints under article 26 of the ILO Constitution.
  • Complaints to the Committee on Freedom of Association.
  • NORMLEX database, ITCILO website on Managing ILS Reporting and other ILS resources on the Net.
What will I gain from the course?
  • Understanding of the procedures of standard setting, submission, ratification, regular and special supervision.
  • Capacity to participate actively in them.
How is the course organized?
  • Approximately 30 hours of flexible learning.
  • Ten self-guided sessions with: objectives, preliminary readings, video presentations, resources and assessment.
  • Knowledge assessment at the start and at the end of the training.
Who are the lecturers?
  • Members of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR).

  • Chair of the Committee on Freedom of Association (CFA).

  • Specialists from the International Labour Office.