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Official Titles of ILO Recommendations

Official titles of the Recommendatins adopted by the International Labour Conference 1919-1999, presented in chronological order

Titles of conventions in [brackets] have been shelved. All conventions are available online at the ILOLEX website.

First Session (Washington, D.C.) 1919

  • R1 Unemployment Recommendation, 1919
  • R2 Reciprocity of Treatment Recommendation, 1919
  • R3 Anthrax Prevention Recommendation, 1919
  • R4 Lead Poisoning (Women and Children) Recommendation, 1919
  • R5 Labour Inspection (Health Services) Recommendation, 1919
  • R6 White Phosphorus Recommendation, 1919

Second Session (Genoa) 1920

  • R7 Hours of Work (Fishing) Recommendation, 1920
  • R8 Hours of Work (Inland Navigation) Recommendation, 1920
  • R9 National Seamen's Codes Recommendation, 1920
  • R10 Unemployment Insurance (Seamen) Recommendation, 1920

Third Session (Geneva) 1921

  • R11 Unemployment (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1921
  • R12 Maternity Protection (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1921
  • R13 Night Work of Women (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1921
  • R14 Night Work of Children and Young Persons (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1921
  • R15 Vocational Education (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1921
  • R16 Living-in Conditions (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1921
  • R17 Social Insurance (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1921
  • R18 Weekly Rest (Commerce) Recommendation, 1921
  • R19 Migration Statistics Recommendation, 1922
  • R20 Labour Inspection Recommendation, 1923
  • R21 Utilisation of Spare Time Recommendation, 1924

Seventh Session (Geneva) 1925

  • R22 Workmen's Compensation (Minimum Scale) Recommendation, 1925
  • R23 Workmen's Compensation (Jurisdiction) Recommendation, 1925
  • R24 Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Recommendation, 1925
  • R25 Equality of Treatment (Accident Compensation) Recommendation, 1925

Eighth Session (Geneva) 1926

  • R26 Migration (Protection of Females at Sea) Recommendation, 1926
  • R27 Repatriation (Ship Masters and Apprentices) Recommendation, 1926

Ninth Session (Geneva) 1926

  • R28 Labour Inspection (Seamen) Recommendation, 1926

Tenth Session (Geneva) 1927

  • R29 Sickness Insurance Recommendation, 1927

Eleventh Session (Geneva) 1928

  • R30 Minimum Wage-Fixing Machinery Recommendation, 1928

Twelfth Session (Geneva) 1929

  • R31 Prevention of Industrial Accidents Recommendation, 1929
  • R32 Power-driven Machinery Recommendation, 1929
  • R33 Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Reciprocity Recommendation, 1929
  • R34 Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Consultation of Organisations Recommendation, 1929

Fourteenth Session (Geneva) 1930

  • R35 Forced Labour (Indirect Compulsion) Recommendation, 1930
  • R36 Forced Labour (Regulation) Recommendation, 1930
  • R37 Hours of Work (Hotels, etc.) Recommendation, 1930
  • R38 Hours of Work (Theatres, etc.) Recommendation, 1930
  • R39 Hours of Work (Hospitals, etc.) Recommendation, 1930

Sixteenth Session (Geneva) 1932

  • R40 Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Reciprocity Recommendation, 1932
  • R41 Minimum Age (Non-Industrial Employment) Recommendation, 1932

Seventeenth Session (Geneva) 1933

  • R42 Employment Agencies Recommendation, 1933
  • R43 Invalidity, Old-Age and Survivors' Insurance Recommendation, 1933

Eighteenth Session (Geneva) 1934

  • R44 Unemployment Provision Recommendation, 1934
  • R45 Unemployment (Young Persons) Recommendation, 1935

Twentieth Session (Geneva) 1936

  • R46 Elimination of Recruiting Recommendation, 1936
  • R47 Holidays with Pay Recommendation, 1936

Twenty-first Session (Geneva) 1936

  • R48 Seamen's Welfare in Ports Recommendation, 1936
  • R49 Hours of Work and Manning (Sea) Recommendation, 1936

Twenty-third Session (Geneva) 1937

  • R50 Public Works (International Co-operation) Recommendation, 1937
  • R51 Public Works (National Planning) Recommendation, 1937
  • R52 Minimum Age (Family Undertakings) Recommendation, 1937
  • R53 Safety Provisions (Building) Recommendation, 1937
  • R54 Inspection (Building) Recommendation, 1937
  • R55 Co-operation in Accident Prevention (Building) Recommendation, 1937
  • R56 Vocational Education (Building) Recommendation, 1937
  • R57 Vocational Training Recommendation, 1939
  • R58 Contracts of Employment (Indigenous Workers) Recommendation, 1939
  • R59 Labour Inspectorates (Indigenous Workers) Recommendation, 1939
  • R60 Apprenticeship Recommendation, 1939
  • R61 Migration for Employment Recommendation, 1939
  • R62 Migration for Employment (Co-operation between States) Recommendation, 1939
  • R63 Control Books (Road Transport) Recommendation, 1939
  • R64 Night Work (Road Transport) Recommendation, 1939
  • R65 Methods of Regulating Hours (Road Transport) Recommendation, 1939
  • R66 Rest Periods (Private Chauffeurs) Recommendation, 1939

Twenty-fifth Session (Geneva) 1939

  • R67 Income Security Recommendation, 1944
  • R68 Social Security (Armed Forces) Recommendation, 1944
  • R69 Medical Care Recommendation, 1944
  • R70 Social Policy in Dependent Territories Recommendation, 1944
  • R71 Employment (Transition from War to Peace) Recommendation, 1944
  • R72 Employment Service Recommendation, 1944
  • R73 Public Works (National Planning) Recommendation, 1944
  • R74 Social Policy in Dependent Territories (Supplementary Provisions) Recommendation, 1945

Twenty-eighth Session (Seattle) 1946

  • R75 Seafarers' Social Security (Agreements) Recommendation, 1946
  • R76 Seafarers (Medical Care for Dependants) Recommendation, 1946
  • R77 Vocational Training (Seafarers) Recommendation, 1946
  • R78 Bedding, Mess Utensils and Miscellaneous Provisions (Ships' Crews) Recommendation, 1946

Twenty-ninth Session (Montreal) 1946

  • R79 Medical Examination of Young Persons Recommendation, 1946
  • R80 Night Work of Young Persons (Non-Industrial Occupations) Recommendation, 1946

Thirtieth Session (Geneva) 1947

  • R81 Labour Inspection Recommendation, 1947
  • R82 Labour Inspection (Mining and Transport) Recommendation, 1947

Thirty-first Session (San Francisco) 1948

  • R83 Employment Service Recommendation, 1948

Thirty-second Session (Geneva) 1949

  • R84 Labour Clauses (Public Contracts) Recommendation, 1949
  • R85 Protection of Wages Recommendation, 1949
  • R86 Migration for Employment Recommendation (Revised), 1949
  • R87 Vocational Guidance Recommendation, 1949
  • R88 Vocational Training (Adults) Recommendation, 1950

Thirty-fourth Session (Geneva) 1951

  • R89 Minimum Wage Fixing Machinery (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1951
  • R90 Equal Remuneration Recommendation, 1951
  • R91 Collective Agreements Recommendation, 1951
  • R92 Voluntary Conciliation and Arbitration Recommendation, 1951

Thirty-fifth Session (Geneva) 1952

  • R93 Holidays with Pay (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1952
  • R94 Co-operation at the Level of the Undertaking Recommendation, 1952
  • R95 Maternity Protection Recommendation, 1952
  • R96 Minimum Age (Coal Mines) Recommendation, 1953
  • R97 Protection of Workers' Health Recommendation, 1953
  • R98 Holidays with Pay Recommendation, 1954

Thirty-eighth Session (Geneva) 1955

  • R99 Vocational Rehabilitation (Disabled) Recommendation, 1955
  • R100 Protection of Migrant Workers (Underdeveloped Countries) Recommendation, 1955
  • R101 Vocational Training (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1956
  • R102 Welfare Facilities Recommendation, 1956

Fortieth Session (Geneva) 1957

  • R103 Weekly Rest (Commerce and Offices) Recommendation, 1957
  • R104 Indigenous and Tribal Populations Recommendation, 1957

Forty-first Session (Geneva) 1958

  • R105 Ships' Medicine Chests Recommendation, 1958
  • R106 Medical Advice at Sea Recommendation, 1958
  • R107 Seafarers' Engagement (Foreign Vessels) Recommendation, 1958
  • R108 Social Conditions and Safety (Seafarers) Recommendation, 1958
  • R109 Wages, Hours of Work and Manning (Sea) Recommendation, 1958

Forty-second Session (Geneva) 1958

  • R110 Plantations Recommendation, 1958
  • R111 Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Recommendation, 1958

Forty-third Session (Geneva) 1959

  • R112 Occupational Health Services Recommendation, 1959

Forty-fourth Session (Geneva) 1960

  • R113 Consultation (Industrial and National Levels) Recommendation, 1960
  • R114 Radiation Protection Recommendation, 1960

Forty-fifth Session (Geneva) 1961

  • R115 Workers' Housing Recommendation, 1961

Forty-sixth Session (Geneva) 1962

  • R116 Reduction of Hours of Work Recommendation, 1962
  • R117 Vocational Training Recommendation, 1962

Forty-seventh Session (Geneva) 1963

  • R118 Guarding of Machinery Recommendation, 1963
  • R119 Termination of Employment Recommendation, 1963

Forty-eighth Session (Geneva) 1964

  • R120 Hygiene (Commerce and Offices) Recommendation, 1964
  • R121 Employment Injury Benefits Recommendation, 1964
  • R122 Employment Policy Recommendation, 1964

Forty-ninth Session (Geneva) 1965

  • R123 Employment (Women with Family Responsibilities) Recommendation, 1965
  • R124 Minimum Age (Underground Work) Recommendation, 1965

Fiftieth Session (Geneva) 1966

  • R125 Conditions of Employment of Young Persons (Underground Work) Recommendation, 1965
  • R126 Vocational Training (Fishermen) Recommendation, 1966
  • R127 Co-operatives (Developing Countries) Recommendation, 1966

Fifty-first Session (Geneva) 1967

  • R128 Maximum Weight Recommendation, 1967
  • R129 Communications within the Undertaking Recommendation, 1967
  • R130 Examination of Grievances Recommendation, 1967
  • R131 Invalidity, Old-Age and Survivors' Benefits Recommendation, 1967
  • R132 Tenants and Share-croppers Recommendation, 1968

Fifty-third Session (Geneva) 1969

  • R133 Labour Inspection (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1969
  • R134 Medical Care and Sickness Benefits Recommendation, 1969

Fifty-fourth Session (Geneva) 1970

  • R135 Minimum Wage Fixing Recommendation, 1970
  • R136 Special Youth Schemes Recommendation, 1970

Fifty-fifth Session (Geneva) 1970

  • R137 Vocational Training (Seafarers) Recommendation, 1970
  • R138 Seafarers' Welfare Recommendation, 1970
  • R139 Employment of Seafarers (Technical Developments) Recommendation, 1970
  • R140 Crew Accommodation (Air Conditioning) Recommendation, 1970
  • R141 Crew Accommodation (Noise Control) Recommendation, 1970
  • R142 Prevention of Accidents (Seafarers) Recommendation, 1970

Fifty-sixth Session (Geneva) 1971

  • R143 Workers' Representatives Recommendation, 1971
  • R144 Benzene Recommendation, 1971

Fifty-eighth Session (Geneva) 1973

  • R145 Dock Work Recommendation, 1973
  • R146 Minimum Age Recommendation, 1973

Fifty-ninth Session (Geneva) 1974

  • R147 Occupational Cancer Recommendation, 1974
  • R148 Paid Educational Leave Recommendation, 1974

Sixtieth Session (Geneva) 1975

  • R149 Rural Workers' Organisations Recommendation, 1975
  • R150 Human Resources Development Recommendation, 1975
  • R151 Migrant Workers Recommendation, 1975

Sixty-first Session (Geneva) 1976

  • R152 Tripartite Consultation (Activities of the International Labour Organisation) Recommendation, 1976

Sixty-second Session (Geneva) 1976

  • R153 Protection of Young Seafarers Recommendation, 1976
  • R154 Continuity of Employment (Seafarers) Recommendation, 1976
  • R155 Merchant Shipping (Improvement of Standards) Recommendation, 1976

Sixty-third Session (Geneva) 1977

  • R156 Working Environment (Air Pollution, Noise and Vibration) Recommendation, 1977
  • R157 Nursing Personnel Recommendation, 1977

Sixty-fourth Session (Geneva) 1978

  • R158 Labour Administration Recommendation, 1978
  • R159 Labour Relations (Public Service) Recommendation, 1978
  • R160 Occupational Safety and Health (Dock Work) Recommendation, 1979
  • R161 Hours of Work and Rest Periods (Road Transport) Recommendation, 1979
  • R162 Older Workers Recommendation, 1980

Sixty-seventh Session (Geneva) 1981

  • R163 Collective Bargaining Recommendation, 1981
  • R164 Occupational Safety and Health Recommendation, 1981
  • R165 Workers with Family Responsibilities Recommendation, 1981

Sixty-eighth Session (Geneva) 1982

  • R166 Termination of Employment Recommendation, 1982

Sixty-ninth Session (Geneva) 1983

  • R167 Maintenance of Social Security Rights Recommendation, 1983
  • R168 Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Recommendation, 1983
  • R169 Employment Policy (Supplementary Provisions) Recommendation, 1984

Seventy-first Session (Geneva) 1985

  • R170 Labour Statistics Recommendation, 1985
  • R171 Occupational Health Services Recommendation, 1985

Seventy-second Session (Geneva) 1986

  • R172 Asbestos Recommendation, 1986

Seventy-fourth Session (Geneva) 1987

  • R173 Seafarers' Welfare Recommendation, 1987
  • R174 Repatriation of Seafarers Recommendation, 1987

Seventy-fifth Session (Geneva) 1988

  • R175 Safety and Health in Construction Recommendation, 1988
  • R176 Employment Promotion and Protection against Unemployment Recommendation, 1988

Seventy-seventh Session (Geneva) 1990

  • R177 Chemicals Recommendation, 1990
  • R178 Night Work Recommendation, 1990

Seventy-eighth Session (Geneva) 1991

  • R179 Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Recommendation, 1991

Seventy-ninth Session (Geneva) 1992

  • R180 Protection of Workers' Claims (Employer's Insolvency) Recommendation, 1992

Eightieth Session (Geneva) 1993

  • R181 Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents Recommendation, 1993

Eighty-first Session (Geneva) 1994

  • R182 Part-Time Work Recommendation, 1994

Eighty-second Session (Geneva) 1995

  • R183 Safety and Health in Mines Recommendation, 1995

Eighty-third Session (Geneva) 1996

  • R184 Home Work Recommendation, 1996

Eighty-fourth Session (Geneva) 1996

  • R185 Labour Inspection (Seafarers) Recommendation, 1996
  • R186 Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers Recommendation, 1996
  • R187 Seafarers' Wages, Hours of Work and the Manning of Ships Recommendation, 1996

Eighty-fifth Session (Geneva) 1997

  • R188 Private Employment Agencies Recommendation, 1997

Eighty-sixth Session (Geneva) 1998

  • R189 Job Creation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Recommendation, 1998

Eighty-seventh Session (Geneva) 1999

  • R190 Worst Forms of Child Labour Recommendation, 1999

Eighty-eighth Session (Geneva) 2000

  • R191 Maternity Protection Recommendation, 2000

  • Notes:

    1 Convention revised in whole or in part by a subsequent Convention or Protocol.

    2 Convention no longer open to ratification as a result of the entry into force of a revising Convention.

    3 Convention which, as at 1 February 2000, had not yet received the required number of ratifications for entry into force.

    4 Convention which, as at 1 February 2000, had not yet received any ratification.

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