National Child Labour Survey30 May 2013
This report provides a wealth of valuable information related to the child labour situation in Albania including: (i) a comprehensive demographic and socio-economic characteristics of all school-age children aged 5-17; (ii) number of children engaged in economic and non-economic activities; (iii) knowledge on the working conditions, health and safety issues (type, frequency and severity of injuries/illnesses) of economically active children and the reasons why children work.
World Day 2013 Report12 June 2013
New report on domestic work within the framework of the two ILO fundamental conventions on child labour and the recently adopted instruments on decent work for domestic workers.
Training Guide30 July 2013
A practical guide for policy makers and practitioners to achieve the goal of eliminating the worst forms of child labour .
Report10 June 2011
This report reviews the current state of knowledge concerning children in hazardous work and presents the case for a new focus on the issue as part of the wider global effort to eliminate the worst forms of child labour.
In its 2010 Global Report on child labour, the ILO said that the global number of child labourers had declined from 222 million to 215 million, or 3 per cent, over the period 2004 to 2008, representing a “slowing down of the global pace of reduction.”
Research and statistiques
A report by UCW programme calls for child labour to be placed at the forefront of national development agendas and presents a range of evidence indicating that child labour constitutes an important impediment to national development.
Report07 May 2010
The latest trend report provides new global and regional estimates on child labour for the year 2008 and compares them with the previous 2004 estimates.
This resource material considers the links between tackling child labour and promoting Education for All.
Guidelines12 November 2010
This Guide provides operational and detailed guidance to design and implement the economic component of reintegration programmes for children formerly associated with armed forces and groups and other conflict-affected children.
Hazardous work15 March 2012
This publication outlines the problem of hazardous child labour and highlights possible solutions.
During the Global Child Labour Conference 2010 (The Hague, The Netherlands) IPEC and its partners have launched 22 good practices (GPs) from all over the world. These GPs describe interesting initiatives that are making a difference in fighting child labour.
Guidelines15 December 2007
This guide examines of modern responses to child labour as embodied in policy and legislation.
Policy Note7 June 2012
This paper considers the progress that ILO member States are making in the application of ILO Conventions and Recommendations. It draws on two reports considered by the 2012 International Labour Conference: "Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work: From commitment to action" and "Giving globalization a human face".
IPEC - What it is and what is does
Annual Report on IPEC activities10 May 2012
The IPEC's implementation report provides information about the Programme's activities worldwide during 2010-2011.
Brochure07 May 2010
This new publication provides a summary of the role and activities of IPEC Programme.
In the Media
Interview2 February 2012
Radio Exterior de España interviewed Jose Maria Ramirez Machado, IPEC technical specialist, on the child labour problem in the fishing sector. The interview starts around minute 07:11. (In Spanish)
The IPECINFO database contains hundreds of publications and resources on child labour. You can make a search by type, theme, key words or language. The "Selected ressources" section (above) give you access to a selection of resources and the "Sectors and topics" section have resources by theme.