1. Event

    1,000 musicians perform for World Day Against Child Labour

    The Music against Child Labour Initiative is gathering pace. Some 1000 musicians, professional and amateur, adults and children, in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, are dedicating concerts on and around World Day Against Child Labour 2014.

  2. Statement

    Paolo Marzocchi - Statement of support to the "Music against Child Labour" Initiative

    05 May 2014

  3. Statement

    Paolo Fresu - Statement of support to the "Music against Child Labour" Initiative

    05 May 2014

  4. Statement

    Associazione Nazionale Bande Italiane Musicali Autonome (ANBIMA) - Statement of support

    05 May 2014

  5. Statement

    Federazione Nazionale Italiana delle Associazioni Regionali Corali (FENIARCO) - Statement of support

    05 May 2014

  6. Concert

    The School of Music of Gardanne dedicates the concert of the professors to the fight against child labour

    In partnership with the initiative "Music against child labour", two songs on the fight against child labour: "Free the Children" and "The Music" played by the orchestra of the school and the choral group Gabriel.

  7. Tribute

    Tribute to Maestro Claudio Abbado

    20 January 2014

    Maestro Claudio Abbado, one the greatest conductors of our age, Life Senator in Italy and co-founder of the Music Against Child Labour Initiative, died aged 80 on 20 January 2014 in Bologna. ILO-IPEC reflects on his career and his commitment to the struggle against child labour.


  1. Students competition

    Italian Ministry of Education launches a “Music against Child Labour” competition open to all 14-18 year old secondary school students

    17 December 2013

    The competition will involve secondary school students in educational activities, based on the methods of ILO-IPEC’s SCREAM programme and of the Media Education for Development (MED) association.

  2. Concert against child labour

    Soprano singer Pilar Jurado supports the ILO's “Music against Child Labour” Initiative

    13 December 2013

    In Madrid, a concert by soprano singer Pilar Jurado, together with the string quartet - David Mata, Lavinia Moraru, María Cámara and Javier Albaré was dedicated to the fight against child labour.

  3. Songs against child labour

    Artists in Côte d’Ivoire raise their voices against child labour

    11 December 2013

    The artists signed a Charter denouncing child labour in Côte d’Ivoire and calling for action to end it.