News

2015

  1. Video on child labour in emergencies

    Child Protection Working Group’s Task Force on the Minimum Standards launch video on child labour in emergencies

    24 March 2015

    This video on child labour in emergencies is part of a video series on Child Protection Needs Standards.

  2. Statement

    Conservatory of music "Luigi Canepa" - Statement of support to the "Music against Child Labour" Initiative

    16 March 2015

  3. Partnership

    United States and Viet Nam launch joint programme with ILO to combat child labour

    02 March 2015

    On 4 December 2014, an ILO project was approved to combat child labour in Viet Nam, based on a donation from the United States Department of Labor of US$ 8 million and US$ 1.2 million from the Government of Viet Nam.

  4. Press release

    New ILO Study on Child Labour in South Asia

    25 February 2015

    The ILO’s first South Asia report estimates almost 17 million children between five and 17 years are engaged in child labour in South Asia, with one in five of these being aged 11 or under.

  5. Video

    Stories from street children in Lebanon

    16 February 2015

    Watch this series of short films featuring the stories of children who live and work on the streets of Lebanon’s cities, as told by the children themselves, using animation skills they learnt during a children’s advocacy training project.

  6. © Tabitha Ross/ILO 2015

    Press release

    New study sheds light on plight of working street-based children in Lebanon

    16 February 2015

    Study is the first of its kind to comprehensively profile the size and magnitude of street-based child labour in Lebanon

  7. Media Advisory

    Launch of the study: "Children Living and Working on the Streets in Lebanon"

    12 February 2015

    This study is the first of its kind to comprehensively shed light on the size and characteristics of the increasingly visible phenomenon of working street-based children in Lebanon.

  8. © Armend Nimani / AFP 2015

    Child labour

    Curbing child labour in Kosovo: Let children be children

    09 February 2015

    Poverty pushes a high number of children in Kosovo* to drop out of school and enter child labour as early as 10 years old. The ILO supports efforts of Kosovo’s public institutions and social partners to eliminate child labour, with an emphasis on its worst forms.

2014

  1. News

    Launching of the preparations for the IV Global Conference on Child Labour 2017

    19 December 2014

    Argentina Minister of Labour, Carlos Tomada, alongside the President of the National Commission to Eradicate Child Labour (CONAETI), María del Pilar Rey Méndez, headed the launching of the preparatory events for the IV Global Conference on Child Labour 2017 which will be held in Argentina.

  2. Partnership

    Germany increases support to the ILO's fight against child labour

    03 December 2014