Campaigns

2012

  1. ILO celebrates International Women's Day

    The theme for International Women’s Day 2012 – Empower Rural Women, end poverty and hunger – highlights the need to tackle gender inequalities in the rural sector.

  2. Provincial Awareness Raising Events: Media Briefings and Broadcast Events on Decent Work for Domestic Workers

    To address these issues, it is crucial for the media to focus and influence attitudes on domestic workers’ conditions among decision-makers, employers and the public in general.

2011

  1. International Day of Persons with Disabilities - 3 December 2011

    Observed on the 3rd of December each year, the day aims to encourage better understanding of disability issues. This year’s theme is “Together for a better world for all: including persons with disabilities in development”. It seeks to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities and their communities in development efforts.

  2. Zimbabwean sculpture exhibition for World AIDS Day 30th anniversary in ILO Colonnades

    ILO/AIDS has organized an exhibition of Shona Art which is taking place from 1 until 16 December on ILO premises in Geneva.

  3. Interactive Talkshow: “The Long Journey of Justice for Indonesian Migrant Workers”

    As the second largest sending country, some 700.000 documented Indonesian migrant workers leave the country for work abroad, primarily in East and South East Asia as well as the Middle East. Of these, 78 per cent work as domestic workers. In 2009, around 4.3 million Indonesians were estimated to be working abroad.

  4. Photo Exhibition on Migrant Workers - “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers”

    As an effort to document the lives and migration experiences of Indonesian migrant domestic workers, the ILO in collaboration with Sim Chi Yin, a Singaporean photojournalist who is now based in Beijing, China, have developed a photo essay titled “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers.”

  5. Launch of Photo Essay on Migrant Workers - “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers”

    As an effort to document the lives and migration experiences of Indonesian migrant domestic workers, the International Labour Organization (ILO) is going to launch a photo essay titled “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers” in Jakarta.

  6. Nepal: Campaign for Ratification and Application of ILO Conventions Nos. 87 and 98 in the Asia-Pacific Region

    The Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ILO-ACTRAV), in cooperation with the International Trade Union Confederation-Asia Pacific (ITUC-AP) and the trade union organizations of Nepal, is running a campaign for the ratification and application of ILO Conventions Nos.87 and 98 in a number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

  7. International Day of Co-operatives- “Youth, the future of co-operative enterprise” (2 July 2011)

    The International Day of Cooperatives addresses the need for all cooperative stakeholders to promote the participation of young people in the cooperative movement.This year's theme highlights how the cooperative model of enterprise can successfully empower youth. It links to the celebration of the United Nations International Year of Youth, which encourages dialogue and understanding across generations and promotes the ideals of peace, respect for human rights and freedoms, and solidarity .

  8. World Day Against Child Labour 2011

    The 2011 World Day Against Child Labour will provide a global spotlight on hazardous child labour, and call for urgent action to tackle the problem.