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World Day 2017 News and Activities

  1. In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour

    Event to mark World Day Against Child Labour 2017

    12 June 2017

    In Geneva, the World Day Against Child Labour 2017 was marked by an event held on 12 June at Michelangelo Pistoletto’s “Rebirth” sculpture in Parc l’Ariana at the Palais des Nations. The event took place during the 106th Session of the International Labour Conference, and it was organized by the ILO in collaboration with the United Nations Office in Geneva and Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto.

  2. World Day against Child Labour 2017

    Let us come together to fight child labour

    12 June 2017

    Children raise their voice against child labour.

  3. World Day against Child Labour 2017

    Child labour kills the aspirations of children

    12 June 2017

    Children raise their voice against child labour.

  4. © A. Gonzalez Farran / UNAMID 2021

    World Day against Child Labour 2017

    "In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour"

    12 June 2017

    “Children in areas affected by conflict and disasters are among the most vulnerable. No child must be left behind,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in his statement for World Day Against Child Labour.

  5. World Day against Child Labour 2017

    “I work. But I want to become a doctor or a police officer”

    12 June 2017

    Children raise their voice against child labour.

  6. World Day against Child Labour 2017

    “When kids work their physical and mental growth stops”

    12 June 2017

    Children raise their voice against child labour.

  7. World Day against Child Labour 2017

    “Pursue education and become successful adults”

    12 June 2017

    Children raise their voice against child labour.

  8. World Day against Child Labour 2017

    “If you feel wrong about working, you must tell your parents”

    12 June 2017

    Children raise their voice against child labour.

  9. Our impact, their voices

    See you at my "playground": Tackling child labour in gold mining

    12 June 2017

    How an ILO project in the Philippines addresses the consequences of climate change and child labour, while improving working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining.

  10. Press release

    “In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour” ILO calls to build resilience in vulnerable communities in Sri Lanka

    10 June 2017

    World Day Against Child Labour 12th of June, 2017 brings to light the impact that conflicts and disasters can have on child labour.