Events

2013

  1. The Heliopolis Orchestra joins the Music Against Child Labour Initiative

    8 - 10 October 2013, Royal Tulipe Brasilia Hotel, 9:00 am

    The Heliopolis Orchestra will open the global concert series on 8 October at the opening of the III Global Conference on Child Labour in Brazil.

  2. Third Global Conference on Child Labour

    8 - 10 October 2013, Brasilia, Brazil

  3. Launch of the report: Marking progress against child labour

    23 September 2013, Renaisance Rachaprasong Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

    A launch will be held in Bangkok focusing on the Asia-Pacific region, which hosts the largest number of child labourers. An ILO Specialist on Child Labour will present the new figures, trends and recommendations. It will be held on Monday 23 September, 16.00 hours at the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, Studio R9, 5th Floor, 518/8 Ploenchit Road, Tel. 662.125.5000 (BTS: Chidlom station).

  4. © Allan Dow/ILO 2014

    Presentation of the ILO-Global Compact Child Labour Platform

    19 September 2013, Grand Hyatt New York Hotel, 9:00 am-10:30 am

    A special event during this week’s UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York will offer companies and other stakeholders the opportunity to learn more about the Child Labour Platform (CLP). The CLP - a joint initiative by the ILO, the International Trade Union Confederation, the International Organization of Employers and the UNGC - identifies obstacles to the implementation of ILO Conventions in supply chains and the surrounding communities, as well as solutions to these obstacles and ways to catalyse collective action. Benjamin Smith, the ILO-IPEC’s Senior Officer for Corporative Social Responsibility, explains why CLP’s tools are a winning solution for businesses, working families and communities to address child labour.

  5. National and Humanitarian Responses to Syrian Child Labour in Jordan

    26 August 2013, Amman, Jordan

    The International Labour Organization is to hold a technical consultation with Jordanian Ministries of Labour, Education and Social Development, UN and other international agencies to examine ways of improving the identification, protection and referral of working Syrian refugee children.

  6. Musica sull'Acqua Concert - Colico (Italy)

    5 July 2013, Calolziocorte - Monastero del Lavello, Colico (Italy) 5 July 2013 - 21:15

  7. Evaluation of pilot activities of National Framework to Combat Child Labour

    5 - 6 July 2013, Amman, Jordan

    A meeting to review the progress in the pilot implementation of the National Framework to Combat Child Labour (NFCL) in Zarqa, Mafraq and Amman Governorates

  8. Technical Meeting on labour law amendments relevant to pay equity and child labour

    3 - 5 July 2013, Amman, Jordan

    To discuss possible amendments to the present Labour Law No. 8 of 1996 and its related Interim Act no. 26 of 2010 to be presented to the Government in August 2013.

  9. TACKLE end of project global stakeholders workshop

    2 - 3 July 2013, Brussels

    'TACKLE', Tackling child labour through education, is a joint project of the European Commission and the ILO with the support of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP). Launched in 2008, TACKLE aims at fighting child labour in 12 countries. An end of project global workshop takes place in Brussels on 2 and 3 July 2013.

  10. Panel discussion on child labour and domestic work

    12 June 2013, 809 UN Plaza, 12th floor, New York

    This panel discussion will launch a new ILO report on child domestic work and highlight progress made since the ILO Domestic Workers Convention.

  11. Claudio Abbado Concert at Salle Pleyel - Paris (France)

    11 June 2013, Salle Pleyel, Paris (France) 11 June 2013 - 20:00

  12. Exhibition "The ILO's fight against child labour: Dreaming of Freedom"

    5 - 21 June 2013, ILO Colonnades, Geneva

    The ILO's fight against child labour: Dreaming of Freedom" is the title of a new exhibition that was launched at the ILO Headquarters in Geneva in view of the 2013 World Day Against Child Labour.

  13. IV International Convention against Child Labour

    21 March 2013, Ciudad de México, Hilton Mexico City Reforma, 8:00 am

    The main objective of the event is to assist the 2013 Global Child Labour Conference with the support of the work coming from Latin America in the elimination of child labour. To help achieve the overall goal of elimination of the worst forms of child labour by 2016, the event will help analyze overall progress and identify remaining challenges.

  14. Briefing session on the 3rd Global Child Labour Conference

    21 March 2013, Geneva, ILO, Room XI, 13:15 - 14:30

    Members of the Governing Body and ILO staff are invited by the Ministry of Social Development and Hunger Alleviation and the Ministry of Labour and Employment of Brazil to a briefing session on the 3rd Global Child Labour Conference, to be held in Brasilia on 8-10 October 2013.

  15. ILO and Ministry of Labour hosts a delegation of Brasilian labour inspectors to share experiences in addressing child labour and forced labour and developing labour inspection systems for hard to reach sectors

    19 - 22 February 2013, Thailand

    The ILO acknowledges that Brazil is well-suited to share its good practices with labour inspectorates around the world through interventions that reflect not only the enforcement of the laws, but also include innovative legal and technical solutions that also work as positive incentives for companies to comply with the laws. Experiences running this scheme as well as other initiatives in the area of child labour and how to organize inspections in hard to reach areas will be shared during the visit. The exchange is supported by the ILO-IPEC and TRIANGLE project working in the area of child labour, forced labour and migrant protection and welfare in Thailand.

  16. Provincial Stakeholder Workshop on Addressing Child Labour in the Shrimp and Seafood Processing Industry in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    15 February 2013, Nakhon Si Thamarat, Thailand

    ILO-IPEC together with its Provincial partners in Nakhon si Thammarat Province will organize a one day Project Stakeholder meetings to review progress made and plan for activities to address child labour in the provinces. These meetings are closely coordinated with Provincial Governor Office and chaired by representatives from Provincial Offices of the Department of Labour and involve both Provincial Government officials, trade union, private sector and civil society representatives.

  17. Provincial Stakeholder Workshop on Addressing Child Labour in the Shrimp and Seafood Processing Industry in Surat Thani

    14 February 2013, Surat Thani, Thailand

    ILO-IPEC together with its Provincial partners in Surat Thani Province will organize a one day Project Stakeholder meetings to review progress made and plan for activities to address child labour in the provinces. These meetings are closely coordinated with Provincial Governor Office and chaired by representatives from Provincial Offices of the Department of Labour and involve both Provincial Government officials, trade union, private sector and civil society representatives.

2012

  1. Webinar: Human rights and social justice: Let's end child labour

    27 November 2012, 9:30 AM (New York), 3:30 PM (Geneva)

    Join experts from the ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour to discuss “Human Rights and Social Justice: let’s end child labour”, the theme of the 2012 World Day Against Child Labour.

  2. Training course on child labour in agriculture: “Harvesting a future without child labour: Eliminating harmful practices in agriculture”

    26 - 30 November 2012, ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy

    This one-week course takes a broad view on child labour in agriculture with an emphasis on the policy options to eliminate this practice and promote safer and more sustainable production processes. Participants will have gained knowledge on child labour in agriculture, including fisheries and aquaculture, forestry and livestock rearing, and on the strategies for mainstreaming child labour issues into rural development programs, policies and activities. The course will also address occupational safety and health (OSH) issues specific to child labour in agriculture and participants will learn how to carry out and implement an OSH risk assessment. Teaching language English. For further information, contact Laura Biscaro at L.Biscaro@itcilo.org.

  3. Minister of Labour of Thailand presides Shrimp and Seafood industry signing of commitment to work against child labour and forced labour

    24 November 2012, Thailand