News

2010

  1. Video

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton video message at the Working Together to Combat Child Labor conference at the State Department

    09 June 2010

  2. World Day Against Child Labour

    Brazilian football star Robinho teams up with ILO against child labour

    08 June 2010

    The Brazilian football star Robson de Souza, better known as Robinho, has lent his support to the International Labour Organization’s campaign to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in Brazil.

  3. Global Child Labour Conference, The Hague, 10-11 May 2010

    Global conference agrees on a Roadmap to step up action to eliminate the worst forms of child labour by 2016

    11 May 2010

    More than 450 delegates from 80 countries have agreed on a Roadmap aimed at “substantially increasing” global efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour by 2016.

  4. Presentation

    As efforts to end child labour slow down, ILO calls for "re-energized" global action

    07 May 2010

    The global campaign to end child labour is at a critical juncture. As the new Global Report under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on fundamental Principles and Rights at Work shows, child labour continues to decline worldwide but at a much slower pace than before. The report, entitled "Accelerating action against Child Labour", says there are clear signs of progress but also disconcerting gaps in the global response.

  5. Presentation

    World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) 2010: Go for the goal... end child labour (Presentation)

    01 May 2010

  6. Child labour

    The International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour of the ILO has published its activities report for the years 2008 and 2009

    29 March 2010

    IPEC’s activities have directly benefited some 300,000 children during this period, either through preventive measures or by rescuing them from child labour practices. Another 52 million children were indirectly benefited by the programme’s work.

  7. Press release

    ILO IPEC receives the Sahametrei Sena Medal for its contribution towards ending child labour in Cambodia

    12 March 2010

    (ILO Cambodia) The Royal Government of Cambodia conferred the Sahametrei Sena Medal on Mr. MP Joseph, Chief Technical Advisor of IPEC’s Time Bound Programme Support Project in recognition of the ILO’s work in the area of child labour in Cambodia.

2009

  1. Video

    Dominican Republic – Social dialogue: IPEC and workers cooperation in sustainable action against child labour

    07 August 2009

    Before the launch in 2002 of the Dominican Republic National Time Bound Programme supported by the ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), school attendance would drop by 50% during the four months children went to work in the fields in Azua province which produces around two-thirds of the country’s tomatoes production. With 75% of the population living in poverty, the province is a top priority for national social policy.

  2. Questions and Answers

    Questions and Answers on Child trafficking (Training tools for ILO constituents)

    29 July 2009

    Around one million children are trafficked worldwide today, and there is growing concern that the global economic crisis may further increase child vulnerability to trafficking. The ILO has been leading the fight against child trafficking, and is now taking the struggle to those best placed to help stop it through a new training package. ILO On-line talked to Hans van de Glind, Senior specialist and focal point for child trafficking of the ILO International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour.

  3. News

    Explore issues related to today’s globalised economy through the Pinocchio canvas and related resources

    29 July 2009