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Friday 14 June 2019

Morocco Deposits in Geneva Instruments of Ratification of Three ILO Conventions

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Morocco Deposits in Geneva Instruments of Ratification of Three ILO Conventions

Minister of Labour and Vocational Integration, Mohamed Yatim, deposited on Friday in Geneva Morocco's instruments of ratification of three International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions.

The deposit of these documents, which consolidate Morocco's positive interaction with the ILO's labour standards system, took place during a ceremony held at the Palais des Nations, on the sidelines of the 108th International Labour Conference, in the presence of ILO director-general, Guy Ryder.

The documents concern ILO Convention No. 187 on the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health, 2006, International Labour Convention No. 97 on Migrant Workers and International Labour Convention No. 102 on Social Security.

Speaking on this occasion, ILO director-general commended Morocco's ratification of these conventions, in particular Convention No. 102, with regard to its "relevance and central value in the development and implementation of comprehensive social security systems based on internationally recognized principles and levels".

By ratifying this convention, Morocco joins the 56 other member States that have already signed this flagship convention on social security, Ryder said.

For his part, Yatim underlined that the ratification of the three conventions mainly reflects Morocco's commitment to strengthening the human rights system, highlighting the positive interaction of the kingdom with the labour standards system established by the ILO, based on its expertise and its long history of activism.

MAP 14 June 2019