04 March 2013
The main objective of the course is to train participants to better identify and investigate cases of forced labour, including trafficking for labour exploitation. The course addresses the different stages of the process (inspecting workplaces, interviewing victims, gathering evidence), with a focus on the private sector (textile, agriculture, domestic work, etc.).
11 February 2013
The purpose of the Meeting was to formulate recommendations to the Governing Body on the scope for possible standard setting to complement the ILO’s Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29), and Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105).
15 February 2012
This course will train participants to better identify and investigate cases of forced labour and trafficking in persons for labour exploitation. It will address different stages of the investigative process, including detecting signs, inspecting workplaces, interviewing victims, and gathering other evidence. The course will focus on forced labour occurring in the private sector (including of textile, agriculture, and domestic workers), but will not specifically address sexual exploitation.
26 September 2011
At the occasion of the World Day of Decent Work on October 7 the DGB Berlin-Brandenburg and the Berlin Alliance to Combat Trafficking for Labour Exploitation (BBGM) are organizing a public event to discuss the latest development in politics and practice with regard to severe labour exploitation of migrant workers in Berlin. BBGM is an initiative involving the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Berlin, the International Labour Organization (ILO), the German Association of Trade Unions, and the Berlin State Department for Labor and Social Affairs.
05 July 2011
Presentation at the EC Info point on anti-trafficking initiatives led by the ILO with EC support
08 March 2011
Regional conference to exchange good practices on the prevention of forced labour and trafficking in the context of increased labour mobility between the South Caucasus, neighbouring countries and the European Union.
15 February 2011
Leaders of the Ethiopian national trade union centre CETU met with industry federations to develop an action plan to combat trafficking of Ethiopian workers and children in a three-day seminar. The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs presented the new Proclamation No. 632/2009 regulating private employment agencies.
17 October 2010
The conference will provide a forum for U.S. and German experts to explore how government and civil society can cooperate to assist labor trafficking victims.
07 September 2010
Conference on trafficking for labour exploitation organized jointly by the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation and the Berlin Alliance project in the framework of the ESF/XENOS-Project "Berlin Alliance against Human Trafficking into Labour Exploitation"
26 August 2010
The EU funded regional project “Strengthening of comprehensive anti-trafficking response in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia” takes place in the Caucasus region covering Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia and seeks to contribute to the progressive reduction of trafficking in human beings in these three countries. The Conference is a regional component of the Project and will contribute to the development of a coherent anti-trafficking strategy for the Employers’ Organizations to take action against forced labour and trafficking in human beings
20 August 2010
Launched in 2005, the National Pact for the Eradication of Slave labour is celebrating its 5 years of existence. The international seminar will gather the signatories of the Pact to assess the enforcement of the Pact, present the results of the monitoring process, and discuss the situation of supply chains facing the issue, and will also present good practices of employers against contemporary slavery.
31 July 2010
Event organized by the ILO, in cooperation with the Italian Department for Equal Opportunities (DPO), as a component of the European Commission – China collaborative project “Capacity Building for Migration Management in China “(CBMM)
24 June 2010
The conference will provide an overview of the results of the “FREED” Project, present the studies on trafficking for labour exploitation and forced labour in Italy and Poland, present the national versions of the handbook for labour inspectors and discuss their application on actual cases, discuss transnational cooperation mechanisms between labour inspectors and law enforcement agencies in source and destination countries, and share ideas about future steps towards an effective response to forced labour and labour exploitation.
06 January 2010
Workshop organized by the ILO, in cooperation with the National Council of Small and Medium Sized Private Enterprises in Romania (CNIPMMR), , as a component of the Project on “Capacity Building for Migration Management in China (CBMM)”.
02 December 2009
Event organized by the University of Nottingham and the ILO, as part of a European Union-China collaborative project "Capacity Building for Migration Management in China (CBMM)" funded by the EU.
04 November 2009
The training is part of a broader ILO initiative to build the capacity of Tajik officials to prevent and prosecute human trafficking in the context of labour migration from Tajikistan. The overall objective of these capacity building measures is to improve investigation and prosecution of alleged trafficking cases as well as to ensure identification, protection and rehabilitation of the victims of trafficking and forced labor, in accordance with internationally accepted principles.
04 November 2009
The seminar aims at reviewing national regulations and monitoring mechanisms; drafting recommendations for the promotion of ethical business practices; and exchanging international and regional good practices.
29 May 2009
The purpose of the National workshop is to discuss the results of the ETF Labour Market Review and Migration Survey in Tajikistan.
29 May 2009
Event organized in conjunction with the Launch of ILO’s Global Report on Forced Labour 2009 “The Cost of Coercion”
25 May 2009
Event organized in conjunction with the Launch of ILO’s Global Report on Forced Labour 2009 “The Cost of Coercion”: Global Report under the Follow up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work”