1. 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.


  1. Meeting of Experts on Labour Statistics - Part I: Child Labour Statistics, Part II: Measurement of Working Time

    1 - 10 April 2008

    The meeting of experts is expected to discuss and make recommendations on two topics, under Report I: Statistics of Child Labour and Report II: Measurement of Working Time, with a view to advising the Office on its preparation of proposed standards for submission to the 18th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (Geneva, 24 November- 5 December 2008).


  1. "Kick the Ball" against child labour

    12 June 2006

    The event on the 12th of June will be celebrated in Headquarters with the presence of Football stars that will “kick the ball” against child labour, in a match with children from the Geneva International School and the Signal de Bernex Football Club.

  2. Round table on Good Practices in combating child labour

    9 June 2006

    During the International Labour Conference (ILC) a plenary discussion will take place on the new Global report. In the context of this plenary discussion a round table will take place focussing on the experience of three “first generation” countries of ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour.

  3. Africa Cup of Nations

    1 June 2006

    An ILO campaign to fight child labour; calling for the progressive elimination of child labour and its worst, most hazardous forms as an urgent priority

  4. Video Theatre Reportage on Child Labour

    8 May 2006

    The “Video Theatre Reportage” project was coordinated by the Ippocampo Theatre Association...

  5. Child to Child Solidarity Concert

    16 April 2006

    A partnership initiative with the 14th Suzuki Method World Convention.


  1. SCREAM – Stop Child Labour - Supporting Children’s Rights through Education, the Arts and Media

    17 - 28 November 2005

    SCREAM is an education and social mobilization initiative, to help educators worldwide promote understanding and awareness of child labour among young people

  2. World day against child labour 2005

    17 - 22 November 2005

    This year World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) called our attention to a form of work that is dangerous to children in every way; child labour in quarrying and mining. It is physically dangerous because of the heavy and awkward loads, the strenuousness of the work, the unstable underground structures, the tools, the toxic chemicals, and the exposure to sun and water.

  3. World Day Against Child Labour

    12 June 2005

    An estimated one million children work in small scale mining and quarrying around the world. These children work in some of the worst conditions imaginable, where they face serious risk of work-related death, injury or chronic illness.