Events

2023

  1. © Nehal Patel 2023

    World Day Against Child Labour – Social Justice for All: How to end Child Labour

    12 June 2023

    On World Day Against Child Labour, a high-level side event was organized by the ILO during the 111th session of the International Labour Conference. The discussion focused on the link between social justice and the elimination of child labour. Panelists highlighted examples of how ILO constituents have followed up on their commitments and how these are important steps towards increasing social justice.

  2. © Robert Collins 2023

    World of Work Show: What’s the key to ending Child Labour?

    12 June 2023

    The ILO World of Work Show looks at what else needs to be done to protect the 160 million children worldwide who are in child labour – many in dangerous conditions. We will also explore the critical role of social protection in protecting workers and their families.

2022

  1. Second Field Test of the Training Manual on Child Labour: A compilation of Laws, Policies and Programmes on the elimination of child labour in the Philippines

    9 - 11 August 2022

    The three-day activity was designed to generate inputs and insights from the relevant members of the ILO-organized Project Advisory and Review Committee (PARC) and members of civil society organizations with mandate on child protection and community development in general.

  2. Second Field Test of the Training Manual on Child Labour: A compilation of Laws, Policies and Programmes on the elimination of child labour in the Philippines

    9 - 11 August 2022

    The three-day activity was designed to generate inputs and insights from the relevant members of the ILO-organized Project Advisory and Review Committee (PARC) and members of civil society organizations with mandate on child protection and community development in general.

  3. 2022 High-Level Political Forum Alliance 8.7 Event

    15 July 2022

  4. World Day Against Child Labour 2022 Celebration in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (WDACL BARMM 2022)

    8 July 2022

    In 2002, the International Labour Organization launched June 12 as the World Day Against Child Labor (WDACL) to draw attention to the global extent of child labor and the efforts needed to eliminate it. The WDACL brings together national governments, employers’ organizations, trade unions, civil society and millions of children and adults throughout the world to highlight the plight of child laborers and advocate for its eradication.

  5. 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour

    15 - 20 May 2022

    The Government of South Africa will host the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour.

  6. SDG Open Hack: End forced labour and child labour

    25 March 2022

  7. Zero tolerance for child labour, forced labour and human trafficking

    2 - 3 March 2022

    A meeting organized by Alliance 8.7's pathfinder countries to demonstrate that "zero tolerance" of the worst forms of human exploitation is a shared responsibility.

2021

  1. Acting together to end child labour in agriculture

    2 - 3 November 2021

    The event will explore region-specific ideas for action, which will inform the design of large-scale programmes, projects, and investments at the country-level. It will also take into account the different sub-sectors of agriculture and food systems at large.

  2. Pledges on Child Labour in Supply Chains: what difference have they made?

    21 October 2021

    Join us for the 2021 Edition of the ILO Child Labour Platform Annual Meeting and hear from Pledgemakers focusing their efforts on supply chains discuss what progress has been made so far in the framework of the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

  3. Fair share to end child labour - Survivors and leaders on social protection

    22 September 2021

    Join Nobel Laureates, world leaders, child labour survivor-advocates, and youth activists to explore routes to end child labour and child poverty in the face of rapidly growing inequality for the world's most marginalised children. This event is hosted by Laureates and Leaders for Children and co-sponsored by the Government of Sweden, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the International Labour Organization.

  4. Construction Occupational Safety and Health Trainings for Safety Officers II and Loss Control Management (LCM) plus Hazards Identification, Risk Assessment Control (HIRAC) for Safety Officers III

    20 - 30 September 2021

    The ILO recognizes that the protection of the worker against sickness, disease and injury arising out of his "employment” as a fundamental element of social justice. Construction is known as high-risk type of work. It is all the more vital to ensure safe and healthy working environment through appreciation and implementation of the OSH programmes in the workplace.

  5. Massive Online Open Course - Business and Decent Work: How enterprises contribute to achieve decent work for all (SDG 8)

    6 September - 15 October 2021

  6. Launch and Dialogue on Women Workers in the Midst of Pandemic and Technology Change

    24 August 2021

    The Special Edition aims to encourage gender perspective research and/or feminist research on labour market in Indonesia and to strengthen gender mainstreaming in public discourse on labor policies in Indonesia.

  7. Policy Dialogue towards a Child Labour-Free Indonesia

    18 August 2021

    The Dialogue is part of the campaign to eliminate child labour in Indonesia and part of the response to the Roadmap towards a Child Labour-Free Indonesia in 2022.

  8. Field test of the training manual on child labour, its laws, policies and programmes in the Philippines

    5 - 7 July 2021

    The first Field Test of the Training Manual is part of the technical assistance extended by ILO to help address the capacity-building needs of the Ministry of Labor and Employment in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MOLE-BARMM). The activity is designed to train MOLE’s labor inspectors and key technical staff to gain deeper technical understanding of child labour and to enable the ministry to better respond and address child labour issues in BARMM..

  9. Africa marked the World Day Against Child Labour in Africa and the Day of the African Child!

    18 June 2021

    The African Union, ILO and UNICEF held a virtual Continental event to mark the World Day against Child Labour. The event brought together key actors, who discussed strategies to address child labour, taking a holistic and systemic approach based on the 2020 Global Estimates on Child Labour and related recommendations, which had been launched by the ILO and UNICEF on 10 June.

  10. High-level Dialogue for Action on child labour

    17 June 2021

    The European Commission, ILO and UNICEF invite you to a High-level Dialogue for Action on Child Labour. The event will be part of a Week of action to mark the World Day against child labour.

  11. End Child Labour: Virtual Race 2021

    12 June - 12 July 2021

    The massive campaign will be conducted by the ILO in collaboration with Cause Indonesia, an organization that provides a virtual platform and community, through a virtual race by inviting more than 5,000 participants nationwide to be involved and to be part of the social movement against child labour.