11 March 2020
Developed with the technical support from the International Labour Organization and the European Commission, the Plan consists of a strategy to operationalize the national policy to prevent and tackle labour exploitation, illegal recruitment and forced labour in agriculture.
06 March 2020
Lithuania has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 45th ILO member State to do so
17 February 2020
As part of its efforts to eliminate forced labour in Peru’s Amazon region, the ILO is working in collaboration with the most affected communities.
05 February 2020
Systematic and systemic child and forced labour were not used by the Uzbekistan government during the 2019 cotton production cycle, according to a new ILO report.
06 January 2020
Thailand’s ratification of the 2014 Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention (P29) – the first country in Asia to do so – marked an important shift in the country’s fishing and seafood industry. These changes were a product of tripartite debates in which stakeholders have weighed in on the proposed ratification and changes to Thai law, and is a powerful signal to workers, employers and trading partners in the region of Thailand’s commitment to confront the problem of forced labour.
16 December 2019
New Zealand has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 43rd ILO member State to do so
05 December 2019
Trade unions in Ukraine have shown strong committment to ending violence and harassment in the world of work.
02 December 2019
On the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, Channel Africa's Zikhona Miso spoke to the ILO's forced labour senior specialist, Luiz Machado about what can be done to eliminate forced labour around the world.
Countries in Asia and the Pacific drive action to end child labour, forced labour and human trafficking
22 November 2019
Asia-Pacific countries committed to accelerate action and strengthen collaboration to ensure that all women, men, girls and boys are free from child labour, forced labour and human trafficking.
Asia Regional Conference on reaching SDG Target 8.7: Eradicating forced labour, human trafficking and child labour