Events

2005

  1. Call to Action

    21 November 2005

    WDACL this year is not just a one-day event, but instead, the launching of a time-bound campaign to eliminate child labour in mining. The ILO is making a major push to mobilize a broad coalition of partners that will work to see the eradication of child labour in mining.

  2. Switzerland vs France at the Geneva Stadium

    21 November 2005

    A new edition of Red Card Campaign against child labour will be launched on the occasion of the Football match Switzerland vs France at the Geneva Stadium on 20 August 03, with the support of the Swiss Football Association and the French Federation of football.

  3. Red Card to Child Labour

    17 - 24 November 2005

    In several sporting disciplines, but especially in football, the red card sanctions faults which are liable to exclusion from the field. In 2002, the ILO and IPEC decided to use the symbol of the red card to raise awareness in preventing, challenging and eliminating child labour.

  4. SCREAM – Stop Child Labour - Supporting Children’s Rights through Education, the Arts and Media

    17 - 28 November 2005

    SCREAM is an education and social mobilization initiative, to help educators worldwide promote understanding and awareness of child labour among young people

  5. World day against child labour 2005

    17 - 22 November 2005

    This year World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) called our attention to a form of work that is dangerous to children in every way; child labour in quarrying and mining. It is physically dangerous because of the heavy and awkward loads, the strenuousness of the work, the unstable underground structures, the tools, the toxic chemicals, and the exposure to sun and water.

  6. World day against child labour 2005

    12 June 2005

    The World Day Against Child Labour 2005 focused on one of the most hazardous forms of child labour: children who work in mines and quarries. The World Day Against Child Labour was recognized in countries around the world on 12th June (and on 10th June at ILO Headquarters in Geneva).awareness of child labour among young people. SCREAM stands for Supporting Children's Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media, but also reflects the silent suffering of working children and the need to give them a voice.

  7. "A Call to Action"

    10 June 2005

    Global partners and tripartite national delegations express their commitment to work with the ILO to eliminate all child labour in mines and quarries witin a set period of time.

2003

  1. Switzerland vs. France Red Card Campaign at Geneva Stadium

    20 August 2003

    A new edition of Red Card Campaign against child labour will be launched on the occasion of the Football match Switzerland vs France at the Geneva Stadium on 20 August 03, with the support of the Swiss Football Association and the French Federation of football.

2002

  1. Red Card and Real Madrid

    18 December 2002

    The Real Madrid football club and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are teaming up to raise a "Red card" to the child labour in its worst forms - a practice that traps one of every eight children - or some 180 million worldwide - in exploitative, often dangerous work.

  2. World Day Against Child Labour

    12 June 2002

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the first World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 as a way to highlight the plight of working children. Observed on June 12th, the day is intended to serve as a catalyst for the growing worldwide movement against child labour.

  3. Africa Cup of Nations

    1 June 2002

    Launch of the Red Card to Child Labour campaign