19 May 2009
Event organized in conjunction with the Launch of ILO’s Global Report on Forced Labour 2009 “The Cost of Coercion”: Global Report under the Follow up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work”
18 May 2009
The International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the Harrison Institute for Public Law at Georgetown Law organizes a panel discussion on a unified approach to ending forced labour -- the role of governments, business, trade unions and civil society.
14 May 2009
This briefing will look at what new tactics are being employed to combat forced labour and what steps must still be taken to create a world where human labour cannot be bought.
11 - 12 May 2009
The workshop is part of a National Research Council (NRC) study sponsored by the Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) of the Department of Labor. Participants will discuss the elements of a possible framework for identifying and organizing a standard set of practices that will reduce the likelihood that persons will use forced labor or child labor to produce goods, with a focus on business and governmental practices.
27 April 2009 - 28 April 2007
The seminar is jointly organised by the Ministry of Labour of the United Arab Emirates, the ILO and the UNHCR, and is part of a national campaign aiming at spreading awareness on human rights in companies. One of the sessions will be dedicated to “Strategies for Deterring, Detecting and Combating Forced Labour”.
Fifth Conference on “International Perspectives on Law Enforcement Co-operation in Combating Trafficking in Human Beings - Trafficking for Labour Exploitation”
31 March - 2 April 2009
This conference, organized by the International Organization for Migration and the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine, aims to bring together law enforcement practitioners from Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, as well as from other selected countries of origin, transit and destination to continue the dialogue relating to practical and operational initiatives within the context of international co-operation in combating human trafficking.
18 March 2009
The seminar will gather employers and companies signatories of the National Pact. The results of a new study on Supply Chain will be presented and some good practices will be presented. The Code of conduct of the National Pact will be given to participants.
13 February 2009
Conference organized by the Science Shop of Law, Economics and Governance, Utrecht University and the Dutch National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings
2 - 3 February 2009
The ILO and the General Labour Inspectorate Portugal (ACT) are jointly organising a seminar for Portuguese labour inspectors on investigating forced labour in Lisbon on 2-3 February 2009. The workshop will bring together 30 Portuguese labour inspectors from regional branches international experts. The objectives of the seminar are to share experience in the fields of investigating forced labour, identification of victims of trafficking for forced labour and cooperation between law enforcement agencies, to test training modules of the ILO handbook on human trafficking and forced labour for labour inspectors in working groups, and to discuss and develop recommendations for the adaptation of the to the national context in Portugal.
Regional Workshop to prepare a network of Trade Union Focal Points in source and destination countries
25 - 26 November 2008
The regional workshop is part of the EC funded ILO project “Elimination of human trafficking from Moldova and Ukraine through labour market based measures