27 November 2012
Join experts from the ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour to discuss “Human Rights and Social Justice: let’s end child labour”, the theme of the 2012 World Day Against Child Labour.
Training course on child labour in agriculture: “Harvesting a future without child labour: Eliminating harmful practices in agriculture”
26 - 30 November 2012
This one-week course takes a broad view on child labour in agriculture with an emphasis on the policy options to eliminate this practice and promote safer and more sustainable production processes. Participants will have gained knowledge on child labour in agriculture, including fisheries and aquaculture, forestry and livestock rearing, and on the strategies for mainstreaming child labour issues into rural development programs, policies and activities. The course will also address occupational safety and health (OSH) issues specific to child labour in agriculture and participants will learn how to carry out and implement an OSH risk assessment. Teaching language English. For further information, contact Laura Biscaro at L.Biscaro@itcilo.org.
Training course on child labour and education: “Achieving education for all and eliminating child labour”
1 - 5 October 2012
Child labour is a barrier to education for all. This course explores policy measures and programmes to remove barriers to education that working children face. It will be of interest to officials responsible for public education policy and planning; representatives of Ministries of Labour, workers’ representatives; employers’ representatives and international and national organisations concerned with child labour and education.
28 - 30 July 2012
Global March Against Child Labour as a part of its strategic targeting of agriculture as a priority is organizing an International Conference on Child Labour in Agriculture.
12 June 2012
This year the World Day Against Child Labour will provide a spotlight on the right of all children to be protected from child labour and from other violations of fundamental human rights. In 2010 the international community adopted a Roadmap for achieving the elimination of the worst forms of child labour by 2016, which stressed that child labour is an impediment to children’s rights and a barrier to development. World Day 2012 will highlight the work that needs to be done to make the roadmap a reality.
16 May 2012
The IUF and the International Partnership for Cooperation on Child Labour in Agriculture organized a special side event on child labour and agriculture and the role of trade unions in eliminating this global ill.
17 April 2012
This one-day, multi-stakeholder, multi-sector meeting of the Child Labour Platform / UN Global Compact Labour Working Group will introduce participants to approaches in tackling child labour and highlight opportunities for further collaboration.
22 - 24 February 2012
The Fisheries Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MoAFF) of Cambodia, with technical and financial support provided by the ILO and FAO, will organize a national consultation in Phnom Pehn, from 22-24 February 2012. In this three-day consultation will participate key stakeholders of the Fisheries Administration from central and provincial levels, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, community fisheries representatives, related local authorities, agencies and NGOs.
Global South-South Development Expo 2011: ILO Solution Exchange Forum on social protection, decent work and food security
6 December 2011
As part of the forthcoming 2011 Global South-South Development Expo, the International Labour Organization (ILO) will be hosting a Solution Exchange Forum on social protection, decent work and food security.
12 - 16 September 2011
Training course for Government officials with responsibility for producing or analysing data on child labour; social partners working with data on child labour; staff from international organizations responsible for the monitoring of child labour.