News

2017

  1. News

    ILO welcomes major step to end child labour in India

    13 April 2017

    India will have ratified six out of eight ILO fundamental conventions.

  2. South-South Cooperation

    South-South Cooperation on decent work in the cotton supply chain

    31 March 2017

    Tanzania is one of the countries benefiting from South-South Cooperation on decent work in the cotton supply chain. The ILO Dar es Salaam office is supporting the Government in its efforts to improve the lives of cotton sector workers.

  3. News

    Tajikistan: Orientation Training Workshop on Forced Labour, Modern Slavery, Child Trafficking and Child Labour

    30 March 2017

    On 30 March 2017, a one-day orientation-training workshop for national partners on forced labour, modern slavery, child trafficking and child labour was organized in Tajikistan.

  4. News

    Nationwide Consultations on Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Started in Kyrgyzstan

    14 March 2017

    On 14 March 2017, the ILO launched a nationwide consultations process in Kyrgyzstan to build public awareness and engage stakeholders at the national, sub-national and local levels in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in particular SDG target 8.7.

  5. News

    Child Labour Platform Bulletin - December 2016

    07 February 2017

  6. News

    Child Labour in Emergencies: Introducing the New Interagency Toolkit

    03 February 2017

    The Toolkit, produced by the Child Labour Task Force, co-chaired by Plan International and the ILO, was launched in November 2016 during the Annual Meeting of the Alliance in Geneva.

  7. News

    ILO’s Decent Work Programne makes progress in Uzbekistan

    01 February 2017

    Amid encouraging labour rights trends in Uzbekistan, the ILO has broadened its commitment to improve decent work and social justice in the country.

  8. News

    New ILO Project Presented at Tripartite Committee Meeting in Tajikistan

    25 January 2017

    On 25 January 2017, the National Tripartite Committee for Decent Work met to hear a presentation of a new ILO Technical Cooperation Project “Combating Child Labour in Human Trafficking in Central Asia”, financed by the Government of Federal Republic of Germany.

  9. © Sam Tarling / ILO 2017

    Child labour

    Lebanon seeks to adopt code of conduct and coordination mechanism to address working street children

    13 January 2017

    Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces, non-governmental organizations, Ministries of Labour and of Social Affairs organizations have developed a draft code of conduct and coordination mechanism to facilitate better coordination and methodologies to remove working street children from the streets and rehabilitate them in line with internationally-recognized best practices.

  10. Child labour

    Philippines bolsters fight against child labour

    12 January 2017

    The Philippines ushers in the New Year with programmes to intensify its fight against child labour. These initiatives include a first comprehensive project on child labour with set up of helpdesks, a new project on child labour in gold mining, and a new child labour module in the conditional cash transfer programme.