1. "Music against Child Labour" Initiative

    8 October 2013 - 31 December 2020

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    Presentation of the ILO-Global Compact Child Labour Platform

    19 September 2013

    A special event during this week’s UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York will offer companies and other stakeholders the opportunity to learn more about the Child Labour Platform (CLP). The CLP - a joint initiative by the ILO, the International Trade Union Confederation, the International Organization of Employers and the UNGC - identifies obstacles to the implementation of ILO Conventions in supply chains and the surrounding communities, as well as solutions to these obstacles and ways to catalyse collective action. Benjamin Smith, the ILO-IPEC’s Senior Officer for Corporative Social Responsibility, explains why CLP’s tools are a winning solution for businesses, working families and communities to address child labour.

  3. AUC-AfDB-ECA-ILO signed a Declaration of Intent to boost Youth Employment in Africa

    12 September 2013

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), the African Union Commission (AUC), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) signed a Declaration of Intent to jointly develop African solutions to the youth employment crisis, including the implementation of a regional inter-agency job creation initiative for 2013-2015 in partnership with African Union Member States.

  4. Evaluation of pilot activities of National Framework to Combat Child Labour

    5 - 6 July 2013

    A meeting to review the progress in the pilot implementation of the National Framework to Combat Child Labour (NFCL) in Zarqa, Mafraq and Amman Governorates

  5. TACKLE end of project global stakeholders workshop

    2 - 3 July 2013

    'TACKLE', Tackling child labour through education, is a joint project of the European Commission and the ILO with the support of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP). Launched in 2008, TACKLE aims at fighting child labour in 12 countries. An end of project global workshop takes place in Brussels on 2 and 3 July 2013.

  6. Exhibition "The ILO's fight against child labour: Dreaming of Freedom"

    5 - 21 June 2013

    The ILO's fight against child labour: Dreaming of Freedom" is the title of a new exhibition that was launched at the ILO Headquarters in Geneva in view of the 2013 World Day Against Child Labour.

  7. IV International Convention against Child Labour

    21 March 2013

    The main objective of the event is to assist the 2013 Global Child Labour Conference with the support of the work coming from Latin America in the elimination of child labour. To help achieve the overall goal of elimination of the worst forms of child labour by 2016, the event will help analyze overall progress and identify remaining challenges.

  8. Briefing session on the 3rd Global Child Labour Conference

    21 March 2013

    Members of the Governing Body and ILO staff are invited by the Ministry of Social Development and Hunger Alleviation and the Ministry of Labour and Employment of Brazil to a briefing session on the 3rd Global Child Labour Conference, to be held in Brasilia on 8-10 October 2013.


  1. Webinar: Human rights and social justice: Let's end child labour

    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.

  2. 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