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 - 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.
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
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)
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
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.
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.
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
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.
18 - 20 June 2008
This technical workshop will gather about 50 persons linked to labour inspection and forced labour from 12 Latin American countries