Events

2019

  1. World Day Against Child Labour 2019 - Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams

    12 June 2019

    This year, the World Day Against Child Labour will look back on progress achieved over a 100 years of ILO support to countries on tackling child labour. Since its founding in 1919, the protection of children has been embedded in the ILO’s Constitution (Preamble) . One of the first Conventions adopted by the ILO was on Minimum Age in Industry (No. 5, 1919).

  2. Policy dialogue gathers key stakeholders to discuss international commitments related to child labour

    13 March 2019

    On 13 March, 2019 a policy dialogue on international commitments related to child labour was held in Hanoi.

  3. World Day Against Child Labour 2019 - Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams

    20 February - 31 December 2019

    This year, the World Day Against Child Labour will look back on progress achieved over a 100 years of ILO support to countries on tackling child labour. Since its founding in 1919, the protection of children has been embedded in the ILO’s Constitution (Preamble) . One of the first Conventions adopted by the ILO was on Minimum Age in Industry (No. 5, 1919).

  4. ASGM Technical Working Group Consultation and Planning Workshop

    12 - 14 February 2019

    The artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector will have a consultation meeting to assess the present state of ASGM operations in the country, toward recommending legislative changes to address its issues and concerns, and formulating a medium-term National Action Plan to ensure a sustainable response.

  5. ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project Communication Strategies Workshop

    11 February 2019

    Key partners of the ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project will meet to discuss and look into potential information and communication strategies to contribute to the improvement of the knowledge, attitude and practices of the Project's target ASGM populations and stakeholders. Inputs from this consultation meeting and workshop will be used substantially in developing the Project's Strategic Communication and Advocacy Plan.

2018

  1. Eliminating child and forced labour in the cotton, textile and garment value chains

    20 November 2018

    On 20 November, a workshop will bring together key stakeholders to discuss possible approaches to eliminate child and forced labour in the cotton industry.

  2. Child Labour Platform Global Meeting

    11 - 12 October 2018

    The Child Labour Platform will hold the annual global meeting on 11-12 October 2018 in Geneva.

  3. 5th National Artisanal Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Summit

    27 - 28 September 2018

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with Ban Toxics will hold a national ASGM summit that will bring together local stakeholders on ASGM in the Philippines. The event will include a study launch, presentations and discussions on ASGM and the gold supply chain and will highlight the voices of child labourers and miners.

  4. World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June 2018: Generation Safe & Healthy

    12 June 2018

  5. World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June 2018: Generation Safe & Healthy

    12 June 2018

  6. Event to mark the World Day Against Child Labour 2018 and the 20th Anniversary of the Global March Against Child Labour

    4 June 2018

    In Geneva, on 4 June 2018, at 1:00 p.m., at the Palais des Nations, an event will mark the World Day Against Child Labour and the 20th Anniversary of the Global March Against Child Labour. This panel discussion takes place during the 107th Session of the International Labour Conference, and is organized by the ILO in collaboration with the Global March Against Child Labour.

  7. Generation Safe and Healthy Children’s Summit

    29 - 30 May 2018

    The ILO Caring Gold Project, funded by the United States Department of Labor, will bring the World Day against Child Labour in Camarines Norte to address child labour and to promote decent work, including occupational safety and health in small-scale gold mines. Over 250 children, parents and partners will join the campaign and children’s summit.

  8. Philippine Fashion Week: Compassionate Gold Brand Launch

    26 May 2018

    Innovative solutions are crucial to address child labour and to promote decent work in small-scale gold mines. The ILO Caring Gold Project, funded by the United States Department of Labor, and implemented with BAN Toxics, will launch the Compassionate Gold brand in partnership with the Philippine Fashion Week. Compassionate Gold ensures responsible mining practices.

  9. World Day Against Child Labour 2018 - Generation Safe & Healthy

    13 March - 31 December 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.

2017

  1. IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour

    14 - 16 November 2017

  2. Rodolfo Mederos concert at the IV Global Conference on Child Labour

    13 November 2017

    Rodolfo Mederos, a co-founder of the Music Against Child Labour Initiative, will perform with his “Orquesta Típica” on the opening day of the IV Global Conference on Child Labour in Argentina.

  3. Paolo Fresu concerts in Pavia and Mortara

    8 - 9 November 2017

    Paolo Fresu will dedicate two of his upcoming concerts to the Music Against Child Labour Initiative

  4. Facebook Live on 2017 Global Estimates of Modern Slavery and Child Labour

    24 October 2017

    The ILO will hold a special Facebook Live Session on the 2017 Global Estimates of Modern Slavery and Child Labour on Tuesday, 24 October at 08:30 GMT (10:30 Geneva time).

  5. Forum on Tackling child labour in supply chains

    5 - 6 October 2017

    The Child Labour Platform will hold the Annual Meeting on 5-6th October 2017 in Geneva.

  6. SHIELD against Child Labour Writeshop

    3 - 5 August 2017

    The ILO and DSWD will hold a writeshop to develop key messages, strategies and products aimed at raising awareness on child labour. The writeshop will include storybooks, flyers, briefers, flow charts and primer under the Strategic Helpdesks for Information, Education, Livelihood and other Developmental Interventions (SHIELD) against Child Labour project.