Events on forced labour

February 2009

  1. Human trafficking, turning our attention to labour exploitation

    13 February 2009

    Conference organized by the Science Shop of Law, Economics and Governance, Utrecht University and the Dutch National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings

  2. Seminar for Labour inspectors on Forced Labour and Human Trafficking

    2 - 3 February 2009

    The ILO and the General Labour Inspectorate Portugal (ACT) are jointly organising a seminar for Portuguese labour inspectors on investigating forced labour in Lisbon on 2-3 February 2009. The workshop will bring together 30 Portuguese labour inspectors from regional branches international experts. The objectives of the seminar are to share experience in the fields of investigating forced labour, identification of victims of trafficking for forced labour and cooperation between law enforcement agencies, to test training modules of the ILO handbook on human trafficking and forced labour for labour inspectors in working groups, and to discuss and develop recommendations for the adaptation of the to the national context in Portugal.

November 2008

  1. Regional Workshop to prepare a network of Trade Union Focal Points in source and destination countries

    25 - 26 November 2008

    The regional workshop is part of the EC funded ILO project “Elimination of human trafficking from Moldova and Ukraine through labour market based measures

  2. International Trade Union Conference on Combating Forced Labour and Human Trafficking

    21 - 23 November 2008

    Organized by the Greek General Confederation of Labour (GSEE), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

October 2008

  1. National Workshop on “Labour Market and Socio-Economic Opportunities in the Rasht Valley” and “Vocational Education and Training System in Tajikistan with focus on the Rasht valley”

    21 October 2008

    Workshop in Dushanbe - Tajikistan, jointly organized by the ILO, UNDP and IOM, with funding from the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security and the European Union

September 2008

  1. Training of labour inspectors on forced labour and human trafficking

    8 - 10 September 2008

    As part of its campaign to strengthen labour standards in Qualified Industrialised Zones (QIZ), the Jordanian Ministry of Labour appointed 30 new labour inspectors in 2008. The workshop was organised by the Ministry of Labour, in cooperation with the ILO, to sensitize these newly appointed labour inspectors on issues of trafficking and forced labour.

August 2008

  1. Preventing Human Trafficking for Forced Labour and the Worst Forms of Child Labour

    19 August 2008

    The Trades Union Congress (UK), Anti-Slavery International and ILO organized a joint workshop to feature a showcase of proven practices to prevent trafficking for labour exploitation by the ILO’s Mekong Sub-regional Project to Combat Trafficking in Children and Women and to discuss challenges in response to labour trafficking in the UK.

July 2008

  1. Regional workshop on forced labour and human trafficking

    7 - 9 July 2008

    The International Trade Union Confederation - African Regional Organisation (ITUC-Africa) in collaboration with the ITUC, the ILO and the American Center for International Labor Solidarity (ACLIS) organised a three day Capacity Building Regional Workshop on Forced Labour and Human Trafficking for Trade Union Leaders in Africa

June 2008

  1. Addressing Forced Labour: The Role of Employers' Organisations and Business

    30 June - 1 July 2008

    The conference will discuss why forced labour is an issue for employers and business and what role employer organisations should play to support the efforts of business in combating forced labour at national and international levels.

  2. Regional Workshop on Labour inspection and Forced Labour in Latin America

    18 - 20 June 2008

    This technical workshop will gather about 50 persons linked to labour inspection and forced labour from 12 Latin American countries