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August 2020

  1. Video

    ILO Press Briefing on the Universal Ratification of Convention No.182

    05 August 2020

    All 187 member States of the International Labour Organization (ILO) have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182). A virtual press briefing took place at the ILO on Tuesday 4th of August 2020 at 12.00 GMT (14.00 CEST).

  2. Video

    A remarkable journey to universal ratification – ILO Director-General

    04 August 2020

    Now is the time to deliver on the promise of Convention No. 182 and put an end to child labour in all its forms, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

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    Child Labour

    ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification

    04 August 2020

    All 187 member States of the International Labour Organization (ILO) have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).

  4. Universal ratification of ILO Convention No. 182

    A global commitment to end worst forms of child labour

    04 August 2020

    Convention No. 182 calls for the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including slavery, forced labour and trafficking. It prohibits the use of children in armed conflict, prostitution, pornography, drug trafficking and hazardous work.

  5. Video

    Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi celebrates the universal ratification of ILO Convention No.182

    04 August 2020

    Nobel Laureate, Kailash Satyarthi, says universal ratification of Convention No. 182 needs to usher in universal accountability.

  6. Video

    ITUC underlines importance of Convention No. 182

    04 August 2020

    Secretary General of the International Trade Union Confederation, Sharan Burrow, calls upon governments to invest in education, decent work for adults and labour inspection to combat child labour.

  7. Video

    IOE congratulates ILO on C182 universal ratification

    04 August 2020

    International Organisation of Employers Secretary General, Roberto Suárez Santos, congratulates the ILO on the historic universal ratification of Convention No. 182.

July 2020

  1. Video

    Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for journalist - Playlist of Testimonies

    30 July 2020

  2. COVID-19 and the World of work

    COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?

    30 July 2020

    Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...

  3. COVID-19 and the World of work

    COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?

    30 July 2020

    There are 164 millions migrant workers around the world and they have been very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How can trade unions protect migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Learn more here..