News on forced labour
To bring social justice to all we must end child labour
12 June 2023
On World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2023, the ILO Director-General, Gilbert Houngo calls on the international community to support greater social justice and step up the fight against child labour.
Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant workers subjected to forced labour by Russian forces, say trade unions
01 June 2023
The ILO expresses grave concerns about civilian casualties and the severe impact of the Russian Federation aggression on workers and employers who risk their lives to continue working and operating.
ILO support to Ukraine during the war
31 May 2023
From the start of the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, the ILO, thanks to the flexibility of its donors, repurposed its ongoing programmes to respond to the challenges posed by the war.
Province of Central Java to establish a Joint Inspection Team for Labour Norms in fisheries sector
29 May 2023
The Joint Inspection Team will enhance the fishing industry and provide the better protection for workers in the fishing sector, particularly those who work on board fishing vessels.
ILO welcomes the ASEAN Declaration on Placement and Protection of Migrant Fishers
19 May 2023
The issuance of the ASEAN Declaration on Placement and Protection of Migrant Fishers is in line with ILO’s work in Indonesia to strengthen and support the realization of decent working conditions for Indonesian fishers within the country and abroad.
First tripartite social dialogue within the fishing sector
08 May 2023
building decent working and in South Africa
Indonesia to establish a national team for joint labour inspection in the fishing sector
27 April 2023
The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab continues to support Indonesia in developing and finalizing a Field Guide on Labour Inspection On-Board Fishing Vessels as a tool that will be used by the national team for joint labour inspection in the sector.
AUC-ILO Africa Forum on Child Labour “Harnessing Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives to address Child Labour”
The main objective of the event is to support the implementation of the African Union’s “Ten Year Action Plan to Eradicate Child Labour, Forced Labour, Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery”.
ILO and Indonesia’s Diponegoro University raise awareness of forced labour in the fishing sector
07 April 2023
The ILO's 8.7 Accelerator Lab in Indonesia collaborates with the Faculty of Economics and Business, Dipenogoro University (FEB Undip) to promote the inclusion of labour rights in business school education.
Gender-based collective bargaining agreements better protect rights of woman workers
31 March 2023
The ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme promotes a gender-based collective bargaining negotiation and agreement to better protect the rights of woman workers in the seafood processing industry.