News

2015

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. © 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

  4. 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.

  5. © 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

  3. ILO Blog

    Children belong in school, not in supply chains

    28 November 2014

    The importance of employers in the worldwide movement against child labour has never been clearer. The corporate responsibility to respect human rights, including a child’s right to be free from child labour, is now widely recognized. Today, companies that don’t have a policy against child labour are outside the mainstream.

  4. ILO blog

    South-South Cooperation: a path to eliminating child labour in Latin America

    20 November 2014

  5. Child labour

    Dancing together against child labour

    03 November 2014

    An up-and-coming hip-hop dance group, The Zoo Thailand, put their talent to good use and joined the ILO in its campaign to end child labour.