Events

2016

  1. Philippine action plan against child labour consultation

    9 - 10 December 2016

    Members of the National Child Labor Committee in the Philippines will gather to discuss and to finalize the National Action Plan against child labour covering the period of 2017 to 2022.

  2. Training on Planning for Action on the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in 20 provinces

    1 - 2 December 2016

    To support for implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the NPA at provincial level, the ENHANCE project, in collaboration with UNICEF/Child Protection Section and the MOLISA/Bureau for Child Protection and Care (BCPC) will organize a technical workshop for the NPA implementing agencies of around 20 provinces and cities in Viet Nam. The workshop aims at sharing the information of the Sub-regional consultation workshop on achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 8.7, launching the NPA and assisting the participating provinces to formulate an implementation, monitoring and evaluation plan for their own provinces.

  3. “Today Project” roundtable and concert on Universal Children’s Day

    20 November 2016

    Partners will discuss the “Today Project”, which uses music as a means to broaden collaboration on tackling child labour, at an event dedicated to the Music Against Child Labour Initiative and Alliance 8.7

  4. Teacher seminar led by renowned artist Michelangelo Pistoletto

    5 November 2016

  5. Forum on Tackling child labour in supply chains

    17 - 18 October 2016

    The Child Labour Platform, a business-led forum for exchange and action to tackle child labour in supply chains, will hold a meeting on 17-18 October, in Geneva.

  6. “The 2016 discussion at the ILC on Global Supply Chains (GSC)”, Child Labour Platform (CLP) Webinar

    14 September 2016

  7. Sub-regional consultation workshop on achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 8.7

    14 - 15 September 2016

    This sub-regional consultation was designed to follow a schedule of large plenary sessions with expert panels, small multi-stakeholder breakout groups, and live lunch talks. Recognizing that within the SDG 8.7 thematic areas of work there are distinct methodological approaches, policy and programming considerations, each session had a specific focus and allocated time for technical deliberation relating to implementation and policy.

  8. Abidjan to host the regional consultation on SDG Alliance 8.7 in Africa

    8 - 9 September 2016

    The first sub regional consultation on ending forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour will be held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from 8-9 September 2016 in the presence of Ms Dominique Ouattara, First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire

  9. National consultation workshop to reduce child labour and to improve working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining

    6 September 2016

    Over 50 representatives from government agencies, employers and workers organizations and national coalitions joined a consultation workshop to reduce child labour and to improve working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining.

  10. Web seminar on building supply chains free of child labour

    30 June 2016

    On June 30 will take place the webcast of the 5th Web Seminar "Prosperity without sacrifices: building supply chains free of child labour", organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) as part of the commemorative activities for the World Day Against Child Labour, which in its 2016 edition has as its central theme the elimination of child labour in supply chains

  11. Launch of the Global Terminology Guidelines for the protection of children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse

    14 June 2016

    The Global Terminology Guidelines for the protection of children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse will be jointly launched by ECPAT International and the Interagency Working Group on Sexual Exploitation of Children at a side event during the 32nd Human Rights’ Council session.

  12. World Day Against Child Labour 2016 in Indonesia and Timor-Leste

    13 June 2016

    The ILO Country Office for Indonesia and Timor-Leste has held two commemoration activities in Indonesia and Timor-Leste to campaign against child labour, including a multimedia presentation, a live talkshow, a drama play and media interviews.

  13. High-level panel discussion on the theme "End child labour in supply chains, it's everyone's business!"

    8 June 2016

  14. End child labour in supply chains: It's everyone's business

    8 June 2016 - 12 June 2017

    The focus of the 2016 World Day Against Child Labour is on child labour and supply chains. The ILO will mark the the day with an event held in Geneva on Wednesday 8 June.

  15. Action Campaign for the World Day Against Child Labour in Viet Nam 2016

    1 - 18 June 2016

    The communication campaign is to commemorate the World Day against Child Labour 2016 in Viet Nam and will include a series of activities, targeted at different audience groups

  16. ILO holds regional workshop on good practices in combating child labour

    18 - 19 April 2016

    Employer, worker, government and NGO representatives from the region gather to discuss good practices in tackling child labour.

  17. ILO launches report on challenges of child labour and youth employment in Arab States

    30 March 2016

    Report examines the twin challenges of child labour and youth employment in five Arab States and ways to address them.

  18. Launch of new project to combat unacceptable forms of work in the Thai fishing and seafood industry

    17 March 2016

    The launch and signing ceremony of the EU-funded project, Combatting Unacceptable Forms of Work in the Thai Fishing and Seafood Industry.

  19. Child Labour Platform (CLP)

    1 January 2016 - 30 June 2017

    A business-led forum for tackling child labour in supply chains

2015

  1. Tackling child labour in supply chains - Child Labour Platform (CLP) Meeting

    14 - 15 December 2015

    The December meeting of the CLP will include a panel discussion on the role of investors in eliminating child labour in supply chains, both from the perspective of companies and investors themselves. The meeting will also provide an opportunity for discussion on key themes, including remediation, impact assessment and the role of multi-stakeholder initiatives and due diligence. New CLP tools and research will be presented, with a focus on detailed training material on child labour being developed by a member company, with the support of the ILO.