News

2006

  1. Presentation

    Conference against child labour in Lusophone countries (photo presentation)

    01 June 2006

    The Portuguese speaking countries united in Lisbon (May 2006) in a Conference against child labour in Lusophone countries (Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe, Mozambique, Timor Leste), in all regions of the world. The current commitment was announced on June 8th 2006, by all the Ministers of Portuguese countries to the International Labour conference, celebrating the 10th year of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries and the WDACL

  2. Presentation

    The FIFA World Cup and the World Day Against Child Labour (photo presentation)

    01 June 2006

    In Sialkot, Pakistan, the International Labour Organization¿s (ILO) International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), in collaboration with FIFA and the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) organized the official launch of a pilot football project.

  3. Article

    Regional Meeting for the Americas 2-5 May - Forced labour in Latin America: Fighting impunity

    02 May 2006

    In Latin America, 1.3 million people are victims of forced labour, representing more than 10 per cent of forced labourers worldwide. According to the report prepared for the ILO Regional Meeting for the Americas, despite this high number it is possible to drastically reduce forced labour over the next 10 years if there is a will to do so. ILO Online reports from Brazil.

  4. Video

    ILO's Global Report on Child Labour

    01 May 2006

    Duration: 6 min. 14 sec. (6.95 MB) CNN's "Your World Today" talks to Lee Swepston about the ILO's Global Report on Child Labour. CNN International - 4 May 2006 Requires RealPlayer (free download: www.real.com)

  5. Video

    Suzuki Academy Talent Centre "Child to Child" Solidarity Concert 2006 - Concert

    01 April 2006

    "Child to Child" Solidarity Concert - A future without child labourPrelude by Pugnani-KreislerRecited by the Suzuki OrchestraConductor: Salvatore AccardoArtistic Director: Daniel Segre

  6. Presentation

    SCREAM Workshops in Zambia, Nigeria, Uganda and Ghana

    01 March 2006

    In support of the Sub-Regional IPEC Capacity Building Programme, based in Lusaka-Zambia, a series of Training the Trainer workshops were conducted in Zambia, Nigeria, Uganda and Ghana in 2006.

2005

  1. Video

    Atacora: child labour in mining

    01 December 2005

    A "Children's Forum" Production9 mins 7 secItalian, english subtitlesby Edoardo Gianotti

  2. Press release

    ILO-IPEC nominated inventor of new ergonomic loom honored with 2005 Tech Museum Award New loom is helping reduce child labour in carpet weaving sector

    21 September 2005

    The inventor of a new "ergonomic" loom that will help reduce the use of child labour in the carpet weaving sector by improving the working conditions and incomes of adult weavers has been awarded the 2005 Tech Museum Prize for pioneering work that benefits society through the use or development of new technologies.

  3. Video

    Child soldiers in Uganda

    01 June 2005

    Duration: 2 min. 39 sec. (6.61 MB) Stories of children who have been forced to serve as child soldiers in Uganda. CNN World Report - June 2005 Requires RealPlayer (free download: www.real.com)and Internet connexion

2004

  1. Video

    Scoring for the future

    01 December 2004

    Elimination of child labour in the soccerball industry.21 mins 43 secondsRequires RealPlayer 9+and Internet connexion