Events
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Events

June 2013

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

March 2013

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

February 2013

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

November 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.

October 2012

  1. Training course on child labour and education: “Achieving education for all and eliminating child labour”

    1 - 5 October 2012, ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy

    Child labour is a barrier to education for all. This course explores policy measures and programmes to remove barriers to education that working children face. It will be of interest to officials responsible for public education policy and planning; representatives of Ministries of Labour, workers’ representatives; employers’ representatives and international and national organisations concerned with child labour and education.

July 2012

  1. International Conference on Child Labour in Agriculture

    28 - 30 July 2012, at the Double Tree Hotel, Washington D.C., USA

    Global March Against Child Labour as a part of its strategic targeting of agriculture as a priority is organizing an International Conference on Child Labour in Agriculture.

June 2012

  1. Labour Inspection Management Workshop

    28 June 2012, Amari Orchid Pattaya, Thailand

    A 3-day consultation meeting co-organized by the ILO/IPEC project "Addressing child labour in the shrimp and seafood processing areas in Thailand" and the Department of Labour Protection of the Ministry of Labour on issues concerning labour administration and inspection needs.

  2. Commemorating the World Day Against Child Labour 2012 in Indonesia

    20 - 30 June 2012, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO through its Child Labour and Education Project will conduct a series of activities to commemorate the World Day at the national level in Indonesia with a variety of activities throughout June 2012.

  3. Workers' Voices in the Thai Shrimp and Seafood Processing Sector Consultation Meeting

    17 June 2012, The Color Living Hotel, Samut Prakarn, Thailand

    A one day meeting with representatives of the trade unions from the fishing, shrimp and seafood processing to discuss working conditions and workers' welfare in the sector. Organized by the ILO-IPEC initiative "Addressing Child Labour in the Shrimp and Seafood Processing Areas in Thailand".

  4. World Day Against Child Labour

    12 June 2012, Bangkok, Thailand

    Thai Frozen Foods Association members commit to the elimination of child labour in the industry. The association will launch a policy aimed to encourage responsible business practices and promote conditions of work that provide a safe and motivating working environment that is free of child labour and uphold and promote national labour laws and relevant international labour standards. The launch will be on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour which this year focuses on Human Rights and Social Justice. Let's end Child Labour!

  5. World Day Against Child Labour 2012

    12 June 2012, Worldwide

    This year the World Day Against Child Labour will provide a spotlight on the right of all children to be protected from child labour and from other violations of fundamental human rights. In 2010 the international community adopted a Roadmap for achieving the elimination of the worst forms of child labour by 2016, which stressed that child labour is an impediment to children’s rights and a barrier to development. World Day 2012 will highlight the work that needs to be done to make the roadmap a reality.

  6. IPEC-Thailand: Dialoguing with NGOs Partners

    7 - 8 June 2012, Rembrandt Hotel and Towers Bangkok, Thailand

    The project ILO-IPEC "Addressing child labour issues in the shrimp and seafood sector in Thailand" will dialogue with selected NGOs partners operating in the provinces of Samut Sakhon, Surat Thani, Songhklha and Nakhon Si Thammarat on issues related to child labour, education and livelihood services.

May 2012

  1. Side event on child labour in agriculture at the IUF 26th World Congress

    16 May 2012, International Conference Center, Geneva, Switzerland (Room TBA, 13:00 - 14:30)

    The IUF and the International Partnership for Cooperation on Child Labour in Agriculture organized a special side event on child labour and agriculture and the role of trade unions in eliminating this global ill.

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