1. Advancing Decent Work to end Child Labour in SupplyChains

    1 - 2 December 2022

    The meeting will bring together businesses across sectors, as well as representatives of governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations and international organizations. The programme will focus on business responses to tacking the systemic root cause of child labour from adequate wages and income, equal opportunities for women and youth employment.

  2. African Regional Meeting in preparation for the 21st ICLS & Regional Capacity Building on Statistics concerning Child Labour and Social Protection

    12 - 16 September 2022

    The main purpose of the Preparatory Regional Meeting is to bring the consultation and technical discussions to countries in Africa, to ensure that the revised draft standard to be prepared by the ILO adequately reflects the labour markets and labour force data priorities of countries in the region.

  3. ILO-IOM-IPA collaborate to expand the evidence base on child labour, forced labour, and human trafficking to achieve policy impact

    27 - 29 June 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), International Organization for Migration (IOM), and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) join forces to host a conference on 27-29 June 2022 showcasing new research findings on child labour, forced labour, and human trafficking.

  4. World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June 2022

    12 June 2022

    12 June marks the World Day Against Child Labour under the theme “Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour.” On this day, the ILO, together with its constituents and partners, is calling for increased investment in social protection systems and schemes to establish solid social protection floors and protect children from child labour. The 2022 World Day Against Child Labour will take place shortly after the 5th Global Conference on Child Labour.

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    World Day Against Child Labour: High-level Discussion on Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour

    3 June 2022

  6. 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour

    15 - 20 May 2022

    The Government of South Africa will host the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour.

  7. SDG Open Hack: End forced labour and child labour

    25 March 2022

  8. Zero tolerance for child labour, forced labour and human trafficking

    2 - 3 March 2022

    A meeting organized by Alliance 8.7's pathfinder countries to demonstrate that "zero tolerance" of the worst forms of human exploitation is a shared responsibility.


  1. Acting together to end child labour in agriculture

    2 - 3 November 2021

    The event will explore region-specific ideas for action, which will inform the design of large-scale programmes, projects, and investments at the country-level. It will also take into account the different sub-sectors of agriculture and food systems at large.

  2. Pledges on Child Labour in Supply Chains: what difference have they made?

    21 October 2021

    Join us for the 2021 Edition of the ILO Child Labour Platform Annual Meeting and hear from Pledgemakers focusing their efforts on supply chains discuss what progress has been made so far in the framework of the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.