Belize ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
On 8 July 2014, the Government of Belize deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006). This ratification brings to 50 the total number of ILO Conventions ratified by Belize.
The ratification by Belize of the MLC, 2006 ensures that seafarers working and living on board ships flying its flag enjoy the rights set out in the Convention. The Government of Belize will also now be able to continue to move forward and transpose the provisions of the Convention in its national law in order to ensure that ships flying its flag are duly inspected and certified to the international standards set in the Convention.
The Convention will enter into force for Belize on 8 July 2015.zurück zur liste