22 - 24 February 2012, Phnom Pehn, Cambodia
The Fisheries Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MoAFF) of Cambodia, with technical and financial support provided by the ILO and FAO, will organize a national consultation in Phnom Pehn, from 22-24 February 2012. In this three-day consultation will participate key stakeholders of the Fisheries Administration from central and provincial levels, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, community fisheries representatives, related local authorities, agencies and NGOs.
6 December 2011, Rome, Italy - FAO Headquarters (Red Room, 13:00–15:30)
As part of the forthcoming 2011 Global South-South Development Expo, the International Labour Organization (ILO) will be hosting a Solution Exchange Forum on social protection, decent work and food security.
16 - 17 November 2011, Hua Hin, Thailand
Establishing new regulations and standards covering hazardous child labour in Thailand, particularly in agriculture and the shrimp, fisheries and related industries, will be the focus of a technical workshop to be held 16-17 November in Hua Hin.
12 - 16 September 2011, ITCILO; Turin, Italy
Training course for Government officials with responsibility for producing or analysing data on child labour; social partners working with data on child labour; staff from international organizations responsible for the monitoring of child labour.
22 - 22 June 2011, Geneva, 1 pm - 3 pm, Centre International de Conférences (CICG)
This meeting aims to draw attention towards the linkage between chemicals exposure and hazardous child labour. This side event is being organized during the next Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention. The Rotterdam Convention promotes shared responsibility and cooperative efforts among Parties in the international trade of certain hazardous chemicals in order to protect human health and the environment from potential harm; and contributes to the environmentally sound use of those hazardous chemicals, by facilitating information exchange about their characteristics, by providing for a national decision-making process on their import and export and by disseminating these decisions to Parties.
19 June 2011, Samut Prakarn, Thailand
Event of the world day, “Creative operational campaign against child labour in hazardous work,” was organized on 19th June 2011 at Tesco Lotus in Samut Prakarn Province, a neighbouring province of Bangkok. This public awareness raising seminar was co-organised by the National Council of Thai Labour (NCTL) and the Employers’ Confederation of Thailand (ECOT).
12 June 2011, Vientiane, Lao PDR
The meeting was opened by Mr. Bounkhong Lasoukan, Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare. He started his speech by informing the audience about the WDACL is an important event of the world aiming at raising awareness to combat child labour, especially the worst forms of child labour.
12 June 2011, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam
12 June is observed globally as World Day against Child Labour. The theme this year is children in hazardous work. Many events are held throughout the world, including in East and Southeast Asia
10 - 10 June 2011, at 14.45 – 16.00, Place des Nations, Geneva
School children from local schools will participate in a child solidarity event, along with civic leaders from the City and the Canton of Geneva, and other invited guests.
10 - 10 June 2011, at 13.15-14.30, Room XVII, Palais des Nations (door E40 in new building), Geneva
This meeting is to mark the World Day Against Child Labour 2011 and to launch a new ILO report on hazardous work "Children in hazardous work: What we know, what we need to do".
10 - 12 June 2011, Geneva and Worldwide
The 2011 World Day Against Child Labour will provide a global spotlight on hazardous child labour, and call for urgent action to tackle the problem.
10 - 10 June 2011, at 10.30 – 11.30, ILO Cinema (R2 South), Geneva
School children from the Collège du Léman will be performing a play on child labour - "Another Side of Life."
26 May 2011, Cambodia
An unprecedented and resounding success, garnering wide media attention on Child Labour and attracting a host of new partners and stakeholders onto the issue of child labour.
24 - 24 May 2011, Webinar - ILO and UN Global Compact Office
Tuesday 24 May 2011 - This 60 minute webinar is convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office in the lead up to the annual World Day against Child Labour (June 12).
9 - 13 May 2011, ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy
This one-week course takes a broad view in looking at child labour in agriculture with an emphasis on the policy options to eliminate child labour in agriculture and promote safer and more sustainable production processes. Teaching languages English / French. For further information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
24 November 2010, Geneva, ILO Headquarters, Room IX - 4:00 - 6:00 pm
The “Global South-South Development Expo 2010” will take place in Geneva from 22 to 26 November 2010. It is organized by the Special Unit for South-South Cooperation, a division directed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The International Labour Office has the privilege to host The Expo 2010 and welcomes various partner countries and organizations to showcase and exchange successful South-South development solutions. Solution forums include social protection and decent work, food security, climate change and environment, HIV/AIDS, global health, and education.
5 - 7 October 2010, Barcelona, Spain - Palau de Pedralbes, Av. Diagonal, 686
Millions of children are on the move, both within and between countries, with or without their parents. Yet, in debates on both child protection and migration, children who move are largely invisible. As a result, policy responses to support these vulnerable children are fragmented and inconsistent.
27 September 2010, 3.00-5.00 pm - United Nations Headquarters, New York
The third Ministerial Follow-Up Forum to the Paris Commitments and Paris Principles on Children Associated with Armed Forces or Armed Groups is co-hosted by UNICEF, the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict, and France. It is organized in collaboration with the Paris Principles Steering Group of which ILO is a member.
21 September 2010, 13.00-14.45 - Floor 11, the Church Centre, 777 UN Plaza (opposite UN Building) - New York
This event, organised by the Global Task Force on Child Labour and Education for All and the government of the Netherlands, considers how tackling child labour can contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
11 June 2010, Geneva, Switzerland
World Day 2010 events will be held in more than 60 countries. Events around the world will involve governments, employers and workers, other UN organizations and non-governmental organizations, high level panels, media events, awareness raising campaigns, cultural performances and other public events. In keeping with the theme for the Day, many events will have a football focus. In Geneva, in addition to events in the International Labour Conference, on June 11 between 14.00-14.45 hundreds of local school children will be joined by the Mayor of Geneva, Ms Sandrine Salerno, Mr. Charles Beer, Conseiller d’Etat, ILO officials and visiting Conference delegates to participate in a “Children’s solidarity event” at the Place des Nations. This event is organized by “Le Respect, ça change la Vie” community association, in cooperation with the ILO. Children and local civic leaders will gather around a football goal to “go for the goal against child labour” and show the “Red card against child labour”.