Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 is an International Labor Organization Convention .
It was established in 1997, with the preamble stating:
Recalling the Provisions of the Forced Labor Convention, 1930 , the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize Convention, 1948 , the Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 , the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 , the Employment Policy Convention, 1964 , The Minimum Age Convention, 1973 , The Employment Promotion and Protection Against Unemployment Convention, 1988 , and the provisions on recruitment and placement in the Migration for Employment Convention (Revised), 1949 , and the Migrant Workers (Supplementary Provisions) ) Convention, 1975, and
Having decided on the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the revision of the Fee-Charging Employment Agencies Convention (Revised), 1949 , …
As of May 2016, the convention has been ratified by 32 states.