CLP news and events

2020

  1. © ILO 2020

    Forced and child labour

    Forced and child labour in Uzbek cotton fields continues to fall

    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.

  2. © Bart Versteeg 2020

    Child labour

    Next steps to end child labour in global supply chains

    27 January 2020

    A major conference takes place this week in the Netherlands that aims to set out the next steps in ending child labour in global supply chains. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder took part in a panel discussion at the conference, which has been organized by the Dutch government in collaboration with the ILO, the Global March Against Child Labour and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency.

  3. International Conference

    Taking next steps to end child labour in global supply chains

    The Dutch Government is convening this conference together with ILO and the Global March against Child Labour. Companies will meet with governments, CSOs and employers’ and workers’ organizations to share best practices, discuss challenges and lessons learned for better due diligence and policy to bring child labour in supply chains to an end.

2019

  1. News

    ILO Accel Africa project supports the drafting of the Nigeria Alliance 8.7 communication strategy in Lagos

    27 November 2019

    The workshop gathered approximately 40 participants who are Members of the Alliance 8.7 Technical Committee and are members of one of the three identified Priority areas.

  2. Child Labour

    Child labour and human trafficking remain important concerns in global supply chains

    12 November 2019

    New estimates of child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains are revealed in a report compiled by the ILO, OECD, IOM and UNICEF – members of the Alliance 8.7 partnership on child labour, forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking.

  3. Child Labour Platform (CLP) Meeting

    10th Annual Meeting of the Child Labour Platform

    The Child Labour Platform will hold the annual global meeting on 21-22 November 2019 in Paris.

2018

  1. Workshop

    Eliminating child and forced labour in the cotton, textile and garment value chains

    On 20 November, a workshop will bring together key stakeholders to discuss possible approaches to eliminate child and forced labour in the cotton industry.

  2. Child Labour Platform (CLP) Meeting

    Child Labour Platform Global Meeting

    The Child Labour Platform will hold the annual global meeting on 11-12 October 2018 in Geneva.

  3. Child labour

    National alliance key to fight child labour in Viet Nam

    25 June 2018

    A national forum calls on the legal framework to be expanded to the informal economy where the majority of child labourers are found.

2017

  1. News

    G20 Summit and Ministerial Declaration

    04 August 2017