Unity Beyond Differences: The Need for an Integrated Labour Inspection System (ILIS)

Final report of the conference organised by the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Final report of a conference on labour inspection systems held in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg, on 9-11 March 2005. Topics presented: need for strengthening labour inspection in a global economy; presentation of the Luxembourg Labour and Mines Inspectorate; towards a holistic approach to safety, health and work; strategies of the ILO and the European Union; importance of a tripartite partnership; role models of good practice in several countries (Vietnam, Brazil, South Africa, Kenya); ILO audit activities (Luxembourg, Serbia, Russia); examples of good practices at the company level; ratification and implementation of ILO conventions.