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The following terms and conditions apply to anyone contributing comments to the blog of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

The ILO offers readers the option of interacting with its blog contributors and discussing the issues that arise from published posts. Participants of the blog are expected to stick to issues related to the lead discussion topic.


Any blog entry or comment published on the blog expresses only the views its author of that message. It does not necessarily reflect the official views of the ILO or the views of any other person participating on the blog.

The designations employed in ILO publications, which are in conformity with United Nations practice, and the presentation of material therein do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the International Labour Office concerning the legal status of any country, area or territory or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers.

Reference to names of firms and commercial products and processes does not imply their endorsement by the International Labour Office, and any failure to mention a particular firm, commercial product or process is not a sign of disapproval.

Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of the privileges and immunities of the International Labour Organization.

Although the ILO encourages reciprocating links to other relevant Web sites in the effort to increase visibility to both sites, hyperlinks to other Web sites imply neither responsibility for, nor approval of, the information contained in those other Web sites on the part of the ILO.


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Every comment will be read and checked by an ILO moderator for compliance with the guidelines below before it is published.

Be aware that this is a public website and anybody can read and access information that you provide in your comment.

Your comment on the blog entries must meet the following criteria:

- It must not have any content that is unlawful, derogatory, offensive, threatening, defamatory, and libellous or contain any content that is inappropriate, indecent, sexual, profane, slanderous, discriminatory, and malicious in any way.

- It must not have any material that displays any third party advertising, slogan, logo, and trademark.

- It must not have any element that violates a third party’s rights, privacy or intellectual property.

The ILO reserves the right to refuse or delete any submitted comment. Spam messages will be removed and users who do not comply with these terms and conditions will be banned.