1. Presentation

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

    01 May 2010

  2. 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.

  3. 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.


  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

  4. News

    Activities around the world for World Day 2009

    12 June 2009

    World Day Against Child Labour aims to promote awareness and action to end child labour. This year we are putting special focus on the plight of girls who often endure additional hardships as victims of child labour. Support for the World Day has been growing each year and 2009 will be no exception. Hundreds of activities will be taking place around the world involving governments, employers, workers, United Nations agencies, civil society organizations and concerned individuals who care about protecting the rights of children. We invite you to join us this World Day and every day as part of the growing worldwide movement to eliminate child labour.

  5. Presentation

    World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) 2009: Give girls a chance: End child labour (Presentation)

    01 June 2009

  6. News

    Launch of the IPEC Project for Uganda "Support for the preparatory phase of the Uganda National Action Plan for the Elimination of child Labour" (SNAP)

    24 April 2009

    SNAP, a new four-year project funded by the US Department of Labor, will assist the Ugandan government to further strengthen the country's legal, policy, institutional and social foundations for large-scale action against the worst forms of child labour. Interventions are being designed to tap into components of the Ugandan Decent Work Country Programme as well as opportunities offered by other ongoing political, social and economic development programmes and policies. The project launch will take place on 24 April 2009 in Kampala to coincide with the 90th Anniversary Celebrations of the ILO and is being organized with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, the Federation of Uganda Employers, and two workers' organizations - the National Organization of Trade Unions and the Central Organization of Free Trade Unions.

  7. News

    ILO and World Scout Movement extend cooperation to fight child labour

    12 February 2009

    Michele Jankanish, Director of the ILOs International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) and Luc Panissod, Acting Secretary-General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to extend their cooperation in the fight against child labour for a further three years. See more...