News

2018

  1. © ILO Asia & the Pacific 2018

    Tackling Child Labour

    UK Government to support ILO in fighting child labour in South Asia

    27 September 2018

    New ILO UK-funded programme will concentrate on the worst forms of child labour in South Asia.

  2. © CIFOR 2018

    Child Labour

    ILO, the Netherlands to take joint action against child labour

    26 September 2018

    New partnership focuses on global supply chains in agriculture and mining.

  3. International Labour Standards

    Cook Islands ratifies two ILO Conventions

    21 September 2018

    The Government of Cook Islands has deposited with the International Labour Office the instruments of ratification for two ILO Conventions: C144 on the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) and C182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, which have now been formally registered

  4. Our impact, their voices

    I escaped child labour and can now help others

    21 September 2018

    On the eve of International Week of the Deaf we profile a deaf Zambian man who, with ILO help, escaped child labour and discrimination and built a successful career as a teacher in the US.

  5. News

    Value Chain Analysis: Joint Project for Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Kyrgyzstan

    20 September 2018

    The JIA Business Association and the International Labour Organization are joining efforts to implement a pilot project in Kyrgyzstan to empower vulnerable families and eliminate the worst forms of child labour.

  6. Statement

    "We have seven years left to keep our commitment to the end of child labour"

    13 September 2018

    Remarks by Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, for Malaysia’s World Day against Child Labour 2018.

  7. News

    Sustainable Development Goals High on Trade Union Agenda

    30 August 2018

    In June – August 2018, the Trade Union Federation of Kyrgyzstan (TUFK) with support of the International Labour Organization held workshops across the country on the role and policies of Kyrgyz trade unions in achieving sustainable development goals (SDG). The conclusive meeting took place on August 29 in Karakol, Issyk-Kul.

  8. News

    Kyrgyz Youth Join Red Card to Child Labour Global Campaign

    13 August 2018

    Participants to the Third Youth Education Camp “Zhazh Bulak” joined the Red Card to Child Labour global campaign launched for the first time back in 2012 under a joint initiative of the International Labour Organization and International Federation of Association Football (FIFA).

  9. News

    Families Empowered to Start Business to Free Children from Hard Work

    07 August 2018

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is helping the local governments in Osh and Kara-Suu District of the Osh Region to introduce child labour monitoring as part of the efforts to implement the Regulation on identification of children and families in hardship. The monitoring allows to identify child workers at risk and provide them with rehabilitation and assistance they need.

  10. Meta-analysis report

    ILO African Regional Office and FUNDAMENTALS branch consolidate learning from independent evaluations of child labour programmes and projects in Africa (2009-2014)

    03 July 2018

    In order to contribute to organisational learning and to provide guidance to ILO constituents and relevant stakeholders, the ILO African Regional Office and FUNDAMENTALS branch conducted a meta-analysis of independent final evaluations of 14 ILO projects implemented in Africa, under the IPEC, between 2009 and 2014.