Step by step guide on how to ratify ILO Conventions No. 88 on Employment Services and No. 181 on Private Employment Agencies

This guide aims to facilitate the understanding by national stakeholders of the ratification process of ILO Conventions C88 and C181.

The ILO offers its tripartite constituents guidance and assistance on legal and normative issues, including regarding the ratification of ILO Conventions, and the development and implementation of national policies and legislation.

The points in this guide summarise the most common stages and best practices leading to the ratification of ILO Conventions. Since each country’s constitutional setup is different, each process is unique.

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