|Date of adoption||October 22, 1996|
|Date in force||April 22, 2000|
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It was established in 1996, with the preamble stating:
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the revision of the Placing of Seamen Convention, 1920, ..
Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers Convention and COVID-19Edit
The International Labour Organisation (ILO), taking into account the Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers Convention, called on governments to immediately adopt possible measures in the interests of seafarers and to take steps to minimize the risk of COVID-19 virus infection. The ILO Memorandum sought to coordinate the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and World Health Organization(WHO) action strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19.