News

2017

  1. News

    Child Labour Platform Bulletin - December 2016

    07 February 2017

  2. News

    Child Labour in Emergencies: Introducing the New Interagency Toolkit

    03 February 2017

    The Toolkit, produced by the Child Labour Task Force, co-chaired by Plan International and the ILO, was launched in November 2016 during the Annual Meeting of the Alliance in Geneva.

  3. News

    ILO’s Decent Work Programne makes progress in Uzbekistan

    01 February 2017

    Amid encouraging labour rights trends in Uzbekistan, the ILO has broadened its commitment to improve decent work and social justice in the country.

  4. © Sam Tarling / ILO 2017

    Child labour

    Lebanon seeks to adopt code of conduct and coordination mechanism to address working street children

    13 January 2017

    Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces, non-governmental organizations, Ministries of Labour and of Social Affairs organizations have developed a draft code of conduct and coordination mechanism to facilitate better coordination and methodologies to remove working street children from the streets and rehabilitate them in line with internationally-recognized best practices.

  5. Child labour

    Philippines bolsters fight against child labour

    12 January 2017

    The Philippines ushers in the New Year with programmes to intensify its fight against child labour. These initiatives include a first comprehensive project on child labour with set up of helpdesks, a new project on child labour in gold mining, and a new child labour module in the conditional cash transfer programme.

2016

  1. News

    A Passion. A Mission. Organizing Waste Pickers.

    21 December 2016

    During “The Potential of Cooperatives & the Role of Waste Pickers in the Recycling Sector” workshop in Ankara, Turkey, on 20-21 December 2016, ILO COOP spoke to Manuel Mateu an Engineer from the Movement of Excluded Workers (MTE) in Argentina, about his work as an organiser of waste pickers.

  2. News

    Second anniversary of the Regional Initiative Latin America and the Caribbean free of Child Labour

    21 October 2016

    The regional initiative, with its 27 member countries, will help to achieve Target 8.7 of the SDGs

  3. Our impact, their voices

    Back to school: Remedial classes for working children begin in Kyrgyzstan

    08 October 2016

    Three formal remedial classes for children with breaks in their education, school drop-outs and child labourers have started at the secondary school No. 94 in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek.

  4. Press release

    Alliance 8.7: For a world without forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour

    19 September 2016

    The Global Alliance to Eradicate Forced Labour, Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour will be launched at the Ford Foundation in New York on 21 September 2016 at 19:00 GMT.

  5. Press release

    New alliance against forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour

    14 September 2016

    The ILO facilitated a regional consultation to achieve the targets of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8.7.