National Legal Implementation of the MLC, 2006

Online Workshop on Legal Implementation of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006_REV
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National Legal Implementation of the MLC, 2006

4–22 Novembro 2024
O curso está disponível em English
Apresentação do curso

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

Perfil dos participantes

Law and/or policy officials from government departments concerned with the legal aspects of treaty implementation, for example attorney-generals' offices 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.

Why should I join?

The new online programme offers an opportunity to illustrate the basic concepts of the Convention and to assist countries when performing or reviewing their gap analyses relating to compliance of their nationals laws and regulations and other measures with the requirements of the Convention.

What will I gain from the course?

At the end of the e-learning programme participants will acquire knowledge and tools for:

  • providing oversight and reviewing national provisions to implement the MLC, 2006;
  • supporting national consultations leading to ratification of the MLC, 2006;
  • participating effectively in national MLC, 2006 information seminars;
  • preparing advisory and background explanatory materials to assist with the adoption of national legislation and other texts;
  • participating effectively (or advising others) in international meetings relating to the MLC, 2006. 
What topics does this course cover?
  • Current status regarding ratification of the MLC, 2006
  • Gap analysis
  • Ongoing tripartite consultations
  • Background information and the ILO supervisory system
  • Detailed review of the requirements under each title of the Convention.
  • Approaches to legal implementation.
  • ILO model national provisions for implementing the MLC, 2006.
How is the course organized?

Throughout the programme, innovative digital solutions will allow the participants to step back from their daily professional life and reflect on recent case studies.

  • The course runs at a distance on the ITCILO E-Campus.
  • Participation requires approximately 5 hours each week.
What methods and materials will be used?

The e-learning programme will be interactive and participatory and will be structured as follows:

  • Self-guided sessions;
  • Live sessions via Zoom;
  • Multiple-choice quizzes;
  • A forum for discussion;
  • Knowledge assessment at the start and at the end of the training.
Who are the resource persons?

Experts from the International Labour Office and trainers from the ITCILO.

Are there any fellowships?

A very limited number of fellowships are available to qualified candidates coming from eligible countries.

As an Organization dedicated to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, the ILO is taking a leading role in international efforts to foster gender equality. In line with this ILO focus, women are particularly encouraged to apply to ITCILO courses.

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