Events

2017

  1. Songs and poems for one million Filipino children freed from child labour

    17 June 2017

    The National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) will mark the World Day against Child Labour in the Philippines in a concert featuring songs, dances and poems on child labour in line with the global theme “In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour”.

  2. World Day Against Child Labour: In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour

    12 June 2017

  3. World Day Against Child Labour

    12 June 2017

    On Monday 12 June, World Day Against Child Labour, the European Commission is hosting a Lunchtime conference.

  4. Event to mark the World Day Against Child Labour during the ILC

    12 June 2017

    In Geneva, the World Day Against Child Labour is marked by an event held on 12 June 2017, at 1:30 p.m., at Michelangelo Pistoletto’s “Rebirth” sculpture in Parc l’Ariana at the Palais des Nations. This event takes place during the 106th Session of the International Labour Conference, and is organized by the ILO in collaboration with the United Nations Office, Geneva and Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto.

  5. SHIELD against child labour partnership agreement and project orientation

    6 June 2017

    The ILO supports the Strategic Helpdesks for Information, Education, Livelihood and other Developmental Interventions (SHIELD) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development to address child labour in Camarines Norte, where a signing of a partnership agreement and discussion on the initiative will be held.

  6. Action Campaign for the World Day Against Child Labour in Viet Nam 2017

    1 - 30 June 2017

    The communication campaign is to commemorate the World Day against Child Labour 2017 in Viet Nam and will include a series of activities, targeted at different audience groups

  7. Validation of gap analysis on laws on child labour and working conditions in small scale gold mining

    19 April 2017

    The ILO CARING Gold Project will hold a roundtable discussion to validate the gap analysis and recommendations on laws covering child labour and working conditions in artisanal and small scale gold mining.

  8. 43rd Session of the ARLAC Governing Council Meeting and High Level Symposium on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    27 February - 3 March 2017

    Members States of the African Regional Labour Administration Centre (ARLAC) are holding a High Level Ministerial Symposium on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work from 27 February to 3 March 2017.

  9. Makiisa para sa #1MBatangMalaya: One with the children in ending child labour

    12 January 2017

    The ILO together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Education, Department of Labor and Employment, Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program (4Ps) and BAN Toxics! will have a joint launch of different programmes and tools to address child labour.

  10. Philippine action plan against child labour consultation

    5 - 7 January 2017

    Members of the National Child Labor Committee in the Philippines will gather to discuss and to finalize the National Action Plan against child labour covering the period of 2017 to 2022.

2016

  1. Training on Planning for Action on the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in 20 provinces

    1 - 2 December 2016

    To support for implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the NPA at provincial level, the ENHANCE project, in collaboration with UNICEF/Child Protection Section and the MOLISA/Bureau for Child Protection and Care (BCPC) will organize a technical workshop for the NPA implementing agencies of around 20 provinces and cities in Viet Nam. The workshop aims at sharing the information of the Sub-regional consultation workshop on achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 8.7, launching the NPA and assisting the participating provinces to formulate an implementation, monitoring and evaluation plan for their own provinces.

  2. “Today Project” roundtable and concert on Universal Children’s Day

    20 November 2016

    Partners will discuss the “Today Project”, which uses music as a means to broaden collaboration on tackling child labour, at an event dedicated to the Music Against Child Labour Initiative and Alliance 8.7

  3. Teacher seminar led by renowned artist Michelangelo Pistoletto

    5 November 2016

  4. Forum on Tackling child labour in supply chains

    17 - 18 October 2016

    The Child Labour Platform, a business-led forum for exchange and action to tackle child labour in supply chains, will hold a meeting on 17-18 October, in Geneva.

  5. Alliance 8.7: For a world without forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour

    21 September 2016 - 31 December 2020

  6. “The 2016 discussion at the ILC on Global Supply Chains (GSC)”, Child Labour Platform (CLP) Webinar

    14 September 2016

  7. Sub-regional consultation workshop on achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 8.7

    14 - 15 September 2016

    This sub-regional consultation was designed to follow a schedule of large plenary sessions with expert panels, small multi-stakeholder breakout groups, and live lunch talks. Recognizing that within the SDG 8.7 thematic areas of work there are distinct methodological approaches, policy and programming considerations, each session had a specific focus and allocated time for technical deliberation relating to implementation and policy.

  8. Abidjan to host the regional consultation on SDG Alliance 8.7 in Africa

    8 - 9 September 2016

    The first sub regional consultation on ending forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour will be held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from 8-9 September 2016 in the presence of Ms Dominique Ouattara, First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire

  9. National consultation workshop to reduce child labour and to improve working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining

    6 September 2016

    Over 50 representatives from government agencies, employers and workers organizations and national coalitions joined a consultation workshop to reduce child labour and to improve working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining.

  10. Web seminar on building supply chains free of child labour

    30 June 2016

    On June 30 will take place the webcast of the 5th Web Seminar "Prosperity without sacrifices: building supply chains free of child labour", organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) as part of the commemorative activities for the World Day Against Child Labour, which in its 2016 edition has as its central theme the elimination of child labour in supply chains