The media has a key role to play in supporting public awareness against all kinds of forced labour and promotion of fair recruitment. Media can be key influencers, affecting public perceptions about forced labour and labour migration. News coverage may help bring a cause into the mainstream by engaging people, creating the public mobilization and support to drive policy changes.
02 July 2018
The International Labour Organization held a workshop on 26-28 June 2018 to help develop the capacities of judges and legal practitioners to fight forced labour in Malaysia.
The ILO Governing Body at its 331st Session agreed to convene in November 2018 a three-day “Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs”, with the objective to review, amend and adopt draft definitions on recruitment fees and related costs developed by the Office based on a global comparative study and thorough analysis by the Office of definitions of recruitment fees and costs; and recommend ways to disseminate and use the adopted definition at the international and national levels by constituents.
Please note that this Meeting is by invitation only and not open to the public.
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14 June 2018
ILO head says that “businesses have a central role to play in fighting the global scourge of forced labour”.
12 June 2018
The ILO in Kyrgyzstan partnered with young information technology (IT) specialists to find ways of applying innovative digital technologies to help monitor child labour.
04 June 2018
The ILO Caring Gold Project, funded by the United States Department of Labor, will bring the World Day against Child Labour in Camarines Norte to address child labour and to promote decent work, including occupational safety and health in small-scale gold mines. Over 250 children, parents and partners will join the campaign and children’s summit.
Innovative solutions are crucial to address child labour and to promote decent work in small-scale gold mines. The ILO Caring Gold Project, funded by the United States Department of Labor, and implemented with BAN Toxics, will launch the Compassionate Gold brand in partnership with the Philippine Fashion Week. Compassionate Gold ensures responsible mining practices.
18 May 2018
The issues of ensuring decent work in Kyrgyzstan free of coercion and exploitation were at the heart of the conference “World of Work in Kyrgyzstan: National Consultations on Forced Labour. Challenges and Prevention Measures”, held on May 18 in Bishkek.
14 May 2018
In Kyrgyzstan, deputies of the Zhogorku Kenesh (Parliament) have called for a tougher stand against forced labour using all available means.