World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June 2018
This year, the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) and the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay) shine a spotlight on the global need to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour.
This joint campaign aims to accelerate action to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 8.8 of safe and secure working environments for all workers by 2030 and SDG target 8.7 of ending all forms of child labour by 2025. Achieving these goals for the benefit of the next generation of the global workforce requires a concerted and integrated approach to eliminating child labour and promoting a culture of prevention on occupational safety health (OSH). Read more...
World Day 2018 Geneva Events on June 4th
15:15 CET - Facebook live interview
Mr Kailash Satyarthi - Nobel Peace Laureate and founder of the Global March Against Child Labour
Ms Zulema Lopez - Child Rights Activist, Labour Relations student, (United States)
Mr Basu Rai - Child Rights Activist, former Global Marcher (Nepal)
Moderator: Mr Simon Steyne, ILO Senior Adviser on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work
17:00 CET - Facebook live interview
Mr Kari Tapiola, former ILO Executive Director and author of the book "The teeth of the ILO"
Ms Beate Andrees, Chief of the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Branch, ILO
Moderator: Ms Rosalind Yard, Communication and Public Information Department, ILO
Marking the 2018 World Day Against Child Labour and the 20th Anniversary of the Global March
In Geneva, the 2018 World Day Against Child Labour was marked by an event held on 4 June at the Palais des Nations. The event took place during the 107th Session of the International Labour Conference, and it was organized by the ILO in collaboration with the Global March Against Child Labour to mark the World Day Against Child Labour and the 20th Anniversary of the Global March Against Child Labour.
World Day 2018 video: Generation Safe & Healthy
World Day 2018 Activities around the world
To mark World Day 2018 events are taking place around the world. Events range from high level policy debates to awareness-raising campaigns, cultural performances and other public activities.
Check the activities taking place in your region and country: Africa, Arab States, Asia, Europe and Central Asia and Latin America.
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