03 October 2019
The Commission of Inquiry set up by the ILO Governing Body to examine a complaint against the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has adopted its report.
17 September 2019
Uzbekistan becomes the 40th ILO member State having ratified the Protocol
12 September 2019
Austria has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 39th ILO member State to do so
10 September 2019
Belgium has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 38th ILO member State to do so
23 August 2019
Lesotho has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 37th ILO member State to do so
22 August 2019
To mark International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade, artist and ILO advocate, Gill Button, calls for justice for victims of trafficking and those who are in forced labour.
22 August 2019
The dark, seedy world of forced labour is evoked by Malaysian poet, Nazreen Mohamad, accompanied on piano by Filipina domestic worker, Rizalina Miranda. The poem, produced with the support of the International Labour Organization, calls on everyone to take action against modern slavery.’
30 July 2019
More than 40 million people worldwide are in modern slavery. Many have been trafficked after being tricked by unscrupulous employment agencies and other operators. To mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, actor Joaquin Furriel supports the ILO’s efforts to protect workers who are at risk of being exploited.
26 July 2019
The UN General Assembly has urged the international community to step up efforts to eradicate forced labour and child labour, and declared 2021 as the Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.
Accelerating action to end forced labour, human trafficking, modern slavery and child labour; experiences from Alliance 8.7 pathfinder countries
22 July 2019