Events on forced labour

May 2017

  1. Identifying and investigating cases of forced labour and trafficking

    22 - 26 May 2017

    This course will train participants to better identify and investigate cases of forced labour, including trafficking in human beings for labour exploitation. It will introduce forced labour indicators and will address different stages of the investigative process, such as victim interviews and gathering evidence, with a focus on the pre-trial phase. Participants will be introduced to the new Protocol and Recommendation supplementing the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No.29) including provisions pertaining to the protection of workers from abuses arising during the recruitment process.

  2. International Labour Standards Academy

    22 - 26 May 2017

    The ILS Academy is designed to provide knowledge and tools on international labour standards to a varied audience, building bridges and understanding between groups of participants from different professions and regions, all interested in rights at work. To this end, the programme provides a comprehensive range of training courses in the area of ILS.

April 2017

  1. Establishing fair recruitment processes

    24 - 28 April 2017

    Are you interested to learn more about what you can do to reduce the risk of abusive and fraudulent recruitment of workers in the supply chain? Then join the ITCILO’s course on Establishing Fair Recruitment Processes.

February 2017

  1. 43rd Session of the ARLAC Governing Council Meeting and High Level Symposium on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    27 February - 3 March 2017

    Members States of the African Regional Labour Administration Centre (ARLAC) are holding a High Level Ministerial Symposium on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work from 27 February to 3 March 2017.

September 2016

  1. Alliance 8.7: For a world without forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour

    21 September 2016 - 31 December 2020

  2. Sub-regional consultation workshop on achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 8.7

    14 - 15 September 2016

    This sub-regional consultation was designed to follow a schedule of large plenary sessions with expert panels, small multi-stakeholder breakout groups, and live lunch talks. Recognizing that within the SDG 8.7 thematic areas of work there are distinct methodological approaches, policy and programming considerations, each session had a specific focus and allocated time for technical deliberation relating to implementation and policy.

  3. Abidjan to host the regional consultation on SDG Alliance 8.7 in Africa

    8 - 9 September 2016

    The first sub regional consultation on ending forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour will be held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from 8-9 September 2016 in the presence of Ms Dominique Ouattara, First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire

  4. Tripartite Meeting of Experts to Develop Guidance on Fair Recruitment

    5 - 7 September 2016

    The ILO Governing Body at its 326th Session agreed to convene in September 2016 a three-day “Tripartite Meeting of Experts to Develop Guidance on Fair Recruitment”, with the objective to adopt ILO guidelines on fair recruitment, encompassing both cross-border and national recruitment. The outcomes of such a meeting will inform the general discussion on labour migration that has been included on the agenda of the International Labour Conference in June 2017, as well as the second recurrent discussion on fundamental principles and rights at work.

    Please note that this Meeting is by invitation only and not open to the public.

August 2016

  1. Launch of the Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) in the Philippines

    3 August 2016

    The ILO Country Office for the Philippines presented the objectives and expected results of the FAIR project to ILO constituents and key national partners.

July 2016

  1. Panel discussion on Partnerships to End Forced Labour in Supply Chains

    19 July 2016