Thailand Becomes First Asian Nation to Ratify ILO Work in Fishing Convention

4 February 2019
Research Innovation

In line with its commitment to raising labour protection standards for both Thai and migrant workers, Thailand has ratified the ILO Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No.188). This Convention sets out binding requirements relating to work on board fishing vessels, including occupational safety and health, medical care at sea and ashore, rest periods, written work agreements and social security protection. It will come into force in Thailand 30 January 2020, a year after ratification.

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