Thursday, 13 June 2019,
- Mr Guy Ryder - ILO Director-General
- Mr Kumi Naidoo - Secretary-General, Amnesty International
- Statement by Honourable Minister Mr Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, India
DEBATE: Accelerating action against child labour
- Ms Juneia Martins Batista - Women’s Secretary, Single Confederation of Workers (CUT Brazil)
- Mr Assefa Bequele - Founder and Executive Director of African Child Policy Forum
- Ms Sue Longley - Secretary-General, International Union of Food, Agriculture, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF)
- Ms Jacqueline Mugo - Executive Director, Federation of Kenyan Employers
- Ms Molly Namirembe - Youth advocate and SCREAM trainer, Somero Uganda
- Ms Tanzila Narbaeva - Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan
- Ms Phyllis Kong Wai Yue - Human Rights and Responsible Sourcing Specialist, Ferrero
- Moderator: Ms Conny Czymoch - International journalist and moderator
- Statement by Mr Woldeyesus E. Gulay, Director General of Labour, Ministry of Labour and Human Welfare, Eritrea
- Ms Amina J. Mohammed - Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
VOICES: Empowering actors for social change
- Ms Lina N. Alvarado Riaño - Youth advocate and National Youth Leader of the “100 million for 100 million” campaign (Colombia)
- Ms Marah Khalil - Youth advocate and Member of the Children’s Podium (Jordan)
- Mr Benoît Machuel - General Secretary, International Federation of Musicians
- Mr Anand Singh - Chief Regional Coordinator for Asia-Pacific, Education International
- Mr Blasko Smilevski - Executive Director, JM International
- Moderator: Ms Beate Andrees - Chief, Fundamental Principals and Rights at Work Branch, ILO
- Announcement by new Chair of Alliance 8.7, Ms Anousheh Karvar, Delegate of the Government of France to the ILO Governing Body.
- Children from “La Découverte” school (Geneva) involved in the 2019 “Don du chœur” project will share their message and songs, accompanied by pianist Mr Andrea Amanti.
Songs: "One and a Million" and "I wish I knew" (how it would feel to be free), courtesy of Sign Up.
- On this occasion, the ILO will launch two publications:
- “Tackling child labour: 100 years of action” on the history of the fight against child labour, the ILO’s contribution and the way forward;
- “SCREAM Music Module” of the Education Pack “Supporting Children’s Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media” (SCREAM).
Followed by refreshments. Copies of the historical book will be available.