Events on forced labour

April 2013

  1. Regional Tripartite Conference to Combat Human Trafficking

    9 - 10 April 2013

    A two-day regional tripartite conference on ways to combat human trafficking in the Middle East and to present the findings of an ILO research project that maps human trafficking across the region.

February 2013

  1. Identifying and Responding to Cases of Trafficking and Forced Labour

    18 - 20 February 2013

    Jordanian law enforcement officials are attending a training programme organised by the ILO in Amman to better identify, investigate and respond to cases of forced labour and human trafficking.

  2. Meeting of Experts on Forced Labour and Trafficking for Labour Exploitation

    11 - 15 February 2013

    The purpose of the Meeting was to formulate recommendations to the Governing Body on the scope for possible standard setting to complement the ILO’s Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29), and Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105).

November 2012

  1. Join the ILO campaign:
    End Slavery Now!

    30 November 2012 - 30 November 2014

July 2012

  1. Launch of new forced labour estimate for the EU-27

    10 July 2012

    The ILO launches on 10 July 2012 its new estimate of forced labour in the EU-27. The ILO estimate covers thousands of cases of forced labour and human trafficking reported over the period 2002-2011.

April 2012

  1. Training "Identifying and investigating cases of forced labour and trafficking"

    16 - 20 April 2012

    This course will train participants to better identify and investigate cases of forced labour and trafficking in persons for labour exploitation. It will address different stages of the investigative process, including detecting signs, inspecting workplaces, interviewing victims, and gathering other evidence. The course will focus on forced labour occurring in the private sector (including of textile, agriculture, and domestic workers), but will not specifically address sexual exploitation.

March 2012

  1. Migrant workers: responsible recruitment & fair hiring to combat human trafficking in South Asia

    13 March 2012

    The Institute for Human Rights and Business and Verité organize a multi-stakeholder roundtable to explore the challenges, risks and human rights responsibilities around recruiting Indian, Bangladeshi and Nepali migrant workers for overseas employment, and ensuring responsible practice to combat human trafficking.

  2. Human trafficking for labour exploitation in Germany

    5 March 2012

    Workshop organised by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)which will discuss the development of sustainable support structures for victims of human trafficking for labour exploitation

October 2011

  1. Webinar on Eradicating Forced Labour from Global Supply Chains

    26 October 2011

    Wednesday 26 October 2011 - Webinar convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office

  2. Severe labour exploitation of migrant workers - latest developments in politics and practice

    7 October 2011

    At the occasion of the World Day of Decent Work on October 7 the DGB Berlin-Brandenburg and the Berlin Alliance to Combat Trafficking for Labour Exploitation (BBGM) are organizing a public event to discuss the latest development in politics and practice with regard to severe labour exploitation of migrant workers in Berlin. BBGM is an initiative involving the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Berlin, the International Labour Organization (ILO), the German Association of Trade Unions, and the Berlin State Department for Labor and Social Affairs.