03 February 2014
Definitions are important in developing reliable data and in guiding action on forced and child labour. They mean we can be held accountable for our efforts to generate change in the name of those who are the most exploited in the world today.
20 January 2014
Maestro Claudio Abbado, one the greatest conductors of our age, Life Senator in Italy and co-founder of the Music Against Child Labour Initiative, died aged 80 on 20 January 2014 in Bologna. ILO-IPEC reflects on his career and his commitment to the struggle against child labour.
14 January 2014
The project launched in 2012 proposed activities aim to improve human security in a context of UN inter-agency coordination including UNTFHS, UNDP, FAO, WHO, IOM, UNICEF, and ILO-IPEC.
19 December 2013
Myanmar is the 178th ILO member State to ratify this instrument, which calls for the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour.
17 December 2013
The competition will involve secondary school students in educational activities, based on the methods of ILO-IPEC’s SCREAM programme and of the Media Education for Development (MED) association.
13 December 2013
In Madrid, a concert by soprano singer Pilar Jurado, together with the string quartet - David Mata, Lavinia Moraru, María Cámara and Javier Albaré was dedicated to the fight against child labour.
11 December 2013
The artists signed a Charter denouncing child labour in Côte d’Ivoire and calling for action to end it.
20 November 2013
“To achieve sustainable development, protecting children from violence needs to be a priority and a cross-cutting concern in the post 2015 agenda,” the five experts stressed.
14 November 2013
Boys and girls who were withdrawn from child labour want to tell the whole world: “I was removed from child labour. I want to be a doctor. I want to be a teacher. I want to become the president.”
07 November 2013
Lebanese President Michel Suleiman announces the launch of a national action plan to eliminate child labour in its worst forms within three years.