Videos on forced labour

June 2015

  1. Listen: Day 11 - ILO Director-General Guy Ryder hails ‘triumph of tripartism’ at closing of 104th International Labour Conference

    13 June 2015

    Ryder praises ILC delegates for adoption of instrument on transition to formality, admission of new member state Cooks Islands and consensus-driven decisions

  2. Listen: Day 10 - Nobel laureate urges freedom from child labour and slavery

    12 June 2015

    Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi called for an end to child labour and unveiled the ’50 for Freedom’ campaign at the 104th International Labour Conference in Geneva.

  3. Video: Kailash Satyarthi unveils the 50 For Freedom Panel

    12 June 2015

    Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi unveils the 50 for Freedom signature panel in support of the global campaign to end forced labour.

  4. Video: Kailash Satyarthi calls on ILO constituents to help make child labour history

    11 June 2015

    Nobel Peace Laureate, Kailash Satyarthi calls for immediate action on climate change and a child-friendly approach to disaster management, at a special sitting of the International Labour Conference. (Closed captions available)

  5. Listen: Day 9 - “Action on climate change is action for growth, justice and labor rights” says French President Francois Hollande

    11 June 2015

    Heads of state and Nobel laureate Kailash call for action on climate change at World of Work Summit hosted by the 104th International Labour Conference in Geneva.

  6. Listen: Day 6 - 50 for Freedom gears up to end forced labour

    08 June 2015

    The panel symbolizing support for the 50 for Freedom campaign to end modern slavery continues to fill up with signatures and committees are getting closer to drafting final conclusions on world of work issues.

  7. Listen: Day 5 - Niger signs protocol to stop modern slavery plus an ILC side event on migration

    05 June 2015

    Niger becomes first to sign up to an end to modern slavery and a high-level side event on migration calls for international community to provide regular and safe migration to meet migrants’ rights and labour market needs

  8. Listen: "There is no easy fix” to the migration crisis

    05 June 2015

    ILO Deputy-Director Sandra Polaski at ILC Migration side event: “We must focus on systems of governance that provide regular and safe migration to meet migrants’ rights and labour market needs.

  9. Listen: Niger labour minister signs up to stop modern slavery

    05 June 2015

    Niger has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930. The Protocol brings the existing convention into the modern era, with new provisions on prevention, protection and victims’ access to remedies.

  10. Slideshow: Signing up to end modern slavery

    01 June 2015

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, was joined by delegates to the International Labour Conference, in signing a signature panel symbolizing support for the 50 for Freedom campaign to end modern slavery. The campaign has the goal of encouraging 50 member States to ratify, by 2018, the Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention.