Events

2019

  1. World Day Against Child Labour 2019 - Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams

    12 June 2019 - 11 June 2020

    On this World Day Against Child Labour will look back on progress achieved over a 100 years of ILO support to countries on tackling child labour. We will also look forward towards the UN Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7 set by the international community calling for an end to child labour in all its forms by 2025.

  2. ASGM Technical Working Group Consultation and Planning Workshop

    12 - 14 February 2019

    The artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector will have a consultation meeting to assess the present state of ASGM operations in the country, toward recommending legislative changes to address its issues and concerns, and formulating a medium-term National Action Plan to ensure a sustainable response.

  3. ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project Communication Strategies Workshop

    11 February 2019

    Key partners of the ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project will meet to discuss and look into potential information and communication strategies to contribute to the improvement of the knowledge, attitude and practices of the Project's target ASGM populations and stakeholders. Inputs from this consultation meeting and workshop will be used substantially in developing the Project's Strategic Communication and Advocacy Plan.

2018

  1. Eliminating child and forced labour in the cotton, textile and garment value chains

    20 November 2018

    On 20 November, a workshop will bring together key stakeholders to discuss possible approaches to eliminate child and forced labour in the cotton industry.

  2. Child Labour Platform Global Meeting

    11 - 12 October 2018

    The Child Labour Platform will hold the annual global meeting on 11-12 October 2018 in Geneva.

  3. 5th National Artisanal Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Summit

    27 - 28 September 2018

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with Ban Toxics will hold a national ASGM summit that will bring together local stakeholders on ASGM in the Philippines. The event will include a study launch, presentations and discussions on ASGM and the gold supply chain and will highlight the voices of child labourers and miners.

  4. Training of Trainers Workshop on Labour Inspection With Focus on Child Labour

    2 - 6 July 2018

    This support is being provided in the context of the ongoing ILO-Brazil South-South Cooperation project for Support to the Caribbean Countries Members of the Regional Initiative Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour.Technical Assistance to Caribbean States by the Government of Brazil, in the area of School-to-work transitions.

  5. Event to mark the World Day Against Child Labour 2018 and the 20th Anniversary of the Global March Against Child Labour

    4 June 2018

    In Geneva, on 4 June 2018, at 1:00 p.m., at the Palais des Nations, an event will mark the World Day Against Child Labour and the 20th Anniversary of the Global March Against Child Labour. This panel discussion takes place during the 107th Session of the International Labour Conference, and is organized by the ILO in collaboration with the Global March Against Child Labour.

  6. Generation Safe and Healthy Children’s Summit

    29 - 30 May 2018

    The ILO Caring Gold Project, funded by the United States Department of Labor, will bring the World Day against Child Labour in Camarines Norte to address child labour and to promote decent work, including occupational safety and health in small-scale gold mines. Over 250 children, parents and partners will join the campaign and children’s summit.

  7. Philippine Fashion Week: Compassionate Gold Brand Launch

    26 May 2018

    Innovative solutions are crucial to address child labour and to promote decent work in small-scale gold mines. The ILO Caring Gold Project, funded by the United States Department of Labor, and implemented with BAN Toxics, will launch the Compassionate Gold brand in partnership with the Philippine Fashion Week. Compassionate Gold ensures responsible mining practices.