Events

2015

  1. Commemoration of World Day Against Child Labour 2015

    22 May 2015

    The annual World Day Against Child Labour has been observed on 12th June 2015 since 2002. The theme for this year is Say No to child labour, Yes to Quality Education. Education is a human right and a key factor in reducing poverty and child labour.

  2. Jordan trains new partners on ways to combat child labour

    15 - 19 May 2015

    ILO and its partners train inspectors from the Greater Amman Municipality on ways to better identify and report on child labour cases.

  3. Jordan expands rollout of its National Framework to Combat Child Labour

    13 May - 2 June 2015

    Jordanian ministries, supported by the ILO, meet with inspectors from across the country to review their implementation of the National Framework, in efforts to expand rollout activities

  4. Pilar Jurado will dedicate her concert at the LaborArte Festival 2015 to the Music against Child Labour Initiative

    11 May 2015

    At the Centro Cultural Conde Duque, in Madrid, Pilar Jurado, ILO Special Contributor, will dedicate her concert at the LaborArte Festival 2015.

  5. “Raise Our Voices”, new song against child labour

    16 March 2015

    “Raise Our Voices” is a new song by DEYSofficial, a group composed of four Canadian siblings who have been singing professionally since they were children.

  6. Pilar Jurado will perform her song for the eradication of child labour

    20 February 2015

    At Auditorio Municipal Maestro Padilla en Almería, Pilar Jurado, ILO Special Contributor, will perform her new song "Lullaby to sing to sleep a child who never rests"

  7. "Today Festival - Say NO to Child Labour" concert

    20 February 2015

    Music event organised by the Soroptimist International Club of Sassari (Sardinia, Italy) in collaboration with the ILO on the occasion of the World Day of Social Justice

  8. Ministry of Labour, ILO, UNICEF, Save the Children launch study on plight of working children on streets in Lebanon

    16 February 2015

    ILO, UNICEF, Save the Children International and Ministry of Labour in Lebanon jointly launch new study.

  9. World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June 2015

    1 January - 31 December 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the first World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 as a way to highlight the plight of working children. Observed on June 12th, the day is intended to serve as a catalyst for the growing worldwide movement against child labour. The World Day Against Child Labour this year will focus particularly on the importance of quality education as a key step in tackling child labour. It is very timely to do so, as in 2015 the international community will be reviewing reasons for the failure to reach development targets on education and will be setting new goals and strategies.

2014

  1. Lullaby to sing to sleep a child who never rests, by Pilar Jurado

    17 December 2014

    At Madrid’s la Zarzuela Theatre, Pilar Jurado, ILO Special Contributor, will perform her new song for the eradication of child labour "Lullaby to sing to sleep a child who never rests".

  2. Christmas concert by the Fanny Hensel Music School, Berlin, dedicated to the Initiative

    14 December 2014

    "Wer musiziert, entwickelt seine Persönlichkeit” – “Playing music develops the personality“, Udo Krzyzynski, Director of the Musikschule Fanny Hensel, Berlin.

  3. Tackling child labour in supply chains - Child Labour Platform (CLP) Meeting

    4 - 5 December 2014

    During the meeting, CLP members and ILO experts will review the policies and procedures a member company has in place to address child labour and consider how these could be strengthened.

  4. Josep Pons dedicated a concert to the "Music against Child Labour" Initiative at Gran Teatre del Liceu

    27 November 2014

    Josep Pons makes a major commitment to the Initiative and conducts Beethoven’s Ninth in Barcelona in support of the struggle against child labour.

  5. Associação Amigos de Projeto Guri joins the Music against Child Labour Initiative and dedicates a concert to the cause

    21 November 2014

    Associação Amigos de Projeto Guri, a Brazilian cultural and social association, adheres to the Music Initiative and pledges a concert in support of the cause featuring the Project’s guitar chamber group.

  6. Italian artists, music and cultural associations launch the “Today Festival”, dedicated to the "Music against Child Labour" Initiative

    20 November 2014

    The “Today Festival” opening event will take place on 20 November, in collaboration with the Milano Classica Orchestra and the Municipality of Milan

  7. Eradicating forced and child labour from the supply chains: How to institute real change?

    1 - 12 September 2014

    The AP-Forced Labour Net invites participants to share experiences on different approaches to address forced and child labour in supply chains and to discuss the way forward to tackle remaining challenges.

  8. "Anthem Against Child Labour " - Song dedicated to the "Music against Child Labour" Initiative

    12 June 2014

    "Anthem Against Child Labour " by the Global March Against Child Labour and BBA-SACCS, feat. Punjabi rock singer and actor Jasbir Jassi.

  9. Syrian and Lebanese children from refugee host communities mark World Day Against Child Labour with theatrical performance

    12 June 2014

    The ILO and Lebanon’s Ministry of Labour launch a theatrical performance by Syrian and Lebanese children working in hazardous environments after a series of training sessions tailored to child labour awareness raising.

  10. World Day Against Child Labour 2014

    12 June 2014

  11. Red Card to Child Labour!

    12 June 2014 - 1 September 2016

    There are over 168 million children in child labour worldwide. More than half of them are doing work that puts their health and safety at risk. This is unacceptable. Be part of the global movement, hold up a Red Card to Child Labour and help give children around the world a brand new start.