1. Project Management Training for IPEC Bukidnon Partners

    28 November - 1 December 2011

    The IPEC staff to facilitate the conduct of Project Management Team Training and orientation on finance procedures to the implementing agencies in Bukidnon Province, conduct training on Child Labour Knowledge-Sharing System, and mentoring on Direct Beneficiaries Monitoring and Reporting.

  2. Community Consultations on the Establishment of Child Labour Monitoring System in Quezon Province

    21 - 23 November 2011

    The project management staff of Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Quezon Province is conducting community consultations on the formation of Child Labour Monitoring and Integrated Services Delivery System (CLM-ISDS) in the community. Through consultations in the communities where in the design is expected to improve based on the inputs of the community people. This process is crucial because the communities have to take ownership over the programme for it to be successful.

  3. Pre-testing of Child Labour Incidence Referral System

    17 November 2011

    To facilitate the pre-test training on child labour incidence referral system.

  4. Value-chain Development Scanning for IPEC in Northern Samar

    16 - 19 November 2011

    The IPEC together with Stategic Development Cooperation, will assist Local Government Units (LGUs) develop an integrated employment strategy designed to promote access to wage and self-employment opportunities for older working children and their families.

  5. New standards on child labour for Thailand

    16 - 17 November 2011

    Establishing new regulations and standards covering hazardous child labour in Thailand, particularly in agriculture and the shrimp, fisheries and related industries, will be the focus of a technical workshop to be held 16-17 November in Hua Hin.

  6. Training course on "Analysing child labour data"

    12 - 16 September 2011

    Training course for Government officials with responsibility for producing or analysing data on child labour; social partners working with data on child labour; staff from international organizations responsible for the monitoring of child labour.

  7. ILO and FAO side event on "Vulnerable groups and pesticides exposure: Joining forces to reduce hazardous child labour in agriculture"

    22 June 2011

    This meeting aims to draw attention towards the linkage between chemicals exposure and hazardous child labour. This side event is being organized during the next Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention. The Rotterdam Convention promotes shared responsibility and cooperative efforts among Parties in the international trade of certain hazardous chemicals in order to protect human health and the environment from potential harm; and contributes to the environmentally sound use of those hazardous chemicals, by facilitating information exchange about their characteristics, by providing for a national decision-making process on their import and export and by disseminating these decisions to Parties.

  8. World Day Against Child Labour 2011 in Thailand

    19 June 2011

    Event of the world day, “Creative operational campaign against child labour in hazardous work,” was organized on 19th June 2011 at Tesco Lotus in Samut Prakarn Province, a neighbouring province of Bangkok. This public awareness raising seminar was co-organised by the National Council of Thai Labour (NCTL) and the Employers’ Confederation of Thailand (ECOT).

  9. World Day Against Child Labour in Lao PDR

    12 June 2011

    The meeting was opened by Mr. Bounkhong Lasoukan, Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare. He started his speech by informing the audience about the WDACL is an important event of the world aiming at raising awareness to combat child labour, especially the worst forms of child labour.

  10. World Day Against Child Labour 2011 in East and Southeast Asia

    12 June 2011

    12 June is observed globally as World Day against Child Labour. The theme this year is children in hazardous work. Many events are held throughout the world, including in East and Southeast Asia

  11. Child solidarity event to mark the World Day Against Child Labour

    10 June 2011

    School children from local schools will participate in a child solidarity event, along with civic leaders from the City and the Canton of Geneva, and other invited guests.

  12. ILC Side Event to mark the World Day 2011 and the launch of a new ILO report on hazardous work

    10 June 2011

    This meeting is to mark the World Day Against Child Labour 2011 and to launch a new ILO report on hazardous work "Children in hazardous work: What we know, what we need to do".

  13. World Day Against Child Labour 2011

    10 - 12 June 2011

    The 2011 World Day Against Child Labour will provide a global spotlight on hazardous child labour, and call for urgent action to tackle the problem.

  14. School play “Another Side of Life” to mark the World Day Against Child Labour

    10 June 2011

    School children from the Collège du Léman will be performing a play on child labour - "Another Side of Life."

  15. World Day Against Child Labour in Cambodia

    26 May 2011

    An unprecedented and resounding success, garnering wide media attention on Child Labour and attracting a host of new partners and stakeholders onto the issue of child labour.

  16. On line event on Children in hazardous work

    24 May 2011

    Tuesday 24 May 2011 - This 60 minute webinar is convened by the ILO and the UN Global Compact Office in the lead up to the annual World Day against Child Labour (June 12).

  17. Training course on child labour in agriculture: "Harvesting a future without child labour: Eliminating harmful practices in agriculture" - 9-13 May 2011, ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy

    9 - 13 May 2011

    This one-week course takes a broad view in looking at child labour in agriculture with an emphasis on the policy options to eliminate child labour in agriculture and promote safer and more sustainable production processes. Teaching languages English / French. For further information, contact:


  1. Side Event "Combating child labour through South-South Cooperation - IPEC’s experiences and prospects for future development"

    24 November 2010

    The “Global South-South Development Expo 2010” will take place in Geneva from 22 to 26 November 2010. It is organized by the Special Unit for South-South Cooperation, a division directed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The International Labour Office has the privilege to host The Expo 2010 and welcomes various partner countries and organizations to showcase and exchange successful South-South development solutions. Solution forums include social protection and decent work, food security, climate change and environment, HIV/AIDS, global health, and education.

  2. International Conference on "Children on the Move"

    5 - 7 October 2010

    Millions of children are on the move, both within and between countries, with or without their parents. Yet, in debates on both child protection and migration, children who move are largely invisible. As a result, policy responses to support these vulnerable children are fragmented and inconsistent.

  3. Jobs for conflict-affected children – a key strategy to prevent recruitment by armed forces and groups and ensure sustainable reintegration of former child soldiers

    27 September 2010

    The third Ministerial Follow-Up Forum to the Paris Commitments and Paris Principles on Children Associated with Armed Forces or Armed Groups is co-hosted by UNICEF, the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict, and France. It is organized in collaboration with the Paris Principles Steering Group of which ILO is a member.