12 November 2020
Core work-related rights and principles can play a vital role in recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and help build a better, more equitable, world of work, says a new ILO report.
01 October 2020
A message from Michael Elkin - Chief Technical Advisor of the ILO SCORE Programme - on child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains and what can lead buyers do to overcome the challenges that give rise to them.
27 August 2020
24 August 2020
On International Day for Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, actor Joaquín Furriel talks about the stark realities of modern slavery and how the pandemic might lead to more incidences of forced labour and abuse and jeopardize the freedom of those already vulnerable. We have to mobilize citizen and public policy action.
13 August 2020
Anousheh Karvar, Chair of the Global Partnership against Child labour, Forced labour, Human trafficking and Modern Slavery (Alliance 8.7) commends the work and commitment of the ILO, its member States and its social partners in achieving the universal ratification of ILO Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour. She calls on everyone to seize this opportunity to eradicate all forms of child labour by 2025, in accordance with SDG 8.7.
12 August 2020
11 August 2020
The universal ratification of the ILO Convention on the Worst forms of Child Labour is a milestone, says the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, Tomoya Obokata. However countries need to intensify efforts to eradicate child labour in all its forms.