Iceland ratifies the 2014 Protocol to the 1930 ILO Forced Labour Convention, as part of a renewed global effort to eradicate all forms of forced labour
14 June 2017
13 June 2017
Jamaica ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) and the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930
12 June 2017
“Children in areas affected by conflict and disasters are among the most vulnerable. No child must be left behind,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in his statement for World Day Against Child Labour.
02 June 2017
New network marks unique opportunity to address the scourge of forced labour and human trafficking in a rapidly changing world.
01 June 2017
The realization of fundamental principles and rights at work is at the heart of the ILO's Decent Work agenda. It includes the elimination of child labour, forced labour, and discrimination at work, as well as the promotion of freedom of association and collective bargaining. Beate Andrees, Chief of the ILO's Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW) Branch, tells us what we can expect at this year’s FPRW Committee taking place at the 106th International Labour Conference.
09 May 2017
Ahead of the launch of the 50 for Freedom campaign in Brazil, ILO Goodwill Ambassador, Wagner Moura, heard the testimonies of a group of workers who were rescued from forced labour.
Reforming visa sponsorship systems for migrant workers can benefit destination countries in the Middle East
08 May 2017
Reforming the current visa sponsorship arrangements that govern temporary labour migration in the Middle East would have wide-ranging benefits – from improving working conditions and better meeting the needs of employers, to boosting the economy and labour market productivity, according to a new ILO report.
Tajikistan: Orientation Training Workshop on Forced Labour, Modern Slavery, Child Trafficking and Child Labour
30 March 2017
On 30 March 2017, a one-day orientation-training workshop for national partners on forced labour, modern slavery, child trafficking and child labour was organized in Tajikistan.
17 March 2017
The UN Security Council is pushing for cooperation on cross-border prevention, protection and prosecution in fighting the widespread denial of basic human rights.
17 March 2017
Joint research by the International Labour Organization and the Walk Free Foundation will provide critical data for measuring progress on achieving Target 8.7 of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).