10 November 2008
The International Labour Office (ILO) is to reinforce its efforts to help employers and the private sector contribute to the global fight against forced labour, which the ILO estimates afflicts more than 12 million persons worldwide.
22 October 2008
This new handbook provides guidance material and tools for employers and business to strengthen their capacity to address the risk of forced labour and human trafficking in their own operations and in global supply chains.
Regional Workshop to prepare a network of Trade Union Focal Points in source and destination countries
The regional workshop is part of the EC funded ILO project “Elimination of human trafficking from Moldova and Ukraine through labour market based measures
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”
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
03 October 2008
Video "Stop forced labour!"
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.
24 September 2008
A new report has just been pusblished which looks into the possible existence of forced labour practices in Zambia.
Workshop organized on 21-22 May 2008 in the framework of the ILO project "Elimination of human trafficking from Moldova and Ukraine through labour market based measures". This high-level event raised awareness and facilitated cooperation and partnership to fight human trafficking bringing together representatives from employers’ organizations and business from Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Poland, and Ukraine. Their involvement is a key to the success of ILO efforts to rid the world of these abuses by 2015.
22 September 2008
Learning from their 5 year experience, the CONATRAE prepared a Second Action Plan which was adopted on the 10 September 2008. After making an analysis of the achievements and the difficulties of the first national plan, this second plan offers 66 measures to combat forced labour, the first one being to keep the eradication of forced labour as a priority for the Brazilian State, with more concrete and realistic goals.
15 September 2008
This new handbook is a tool to train labour inspectors about facts and trends of modern forced labour. This first version of the handbook was presented at a European Expert Meeting of Labour Inspectors in December 2007, as well as at national seminars in Asian countries including China and Vietnam.