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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5 July 2012, Central Place Hotel, Samut Sakhon, Thailand
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.
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.
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".
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!
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.
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.