Child Labour resources

February 2019

  1. ASGM Technical Working Group Consultation and Planning Workshop

    The artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector will have a consultation meeting to assess the present state of ASGM operations in the country, toward recommending legislative changes to address its issues and concerns, and formulating a medium-term National Action Plan to ensure a sustainable response.

  2. ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project Communication Strategies Workshop

    Key partners of the ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project will meet to discuss and look into potential information and communication strategies to contribute to the improvement of the knowledge, attitude and practices of the Project's target ASGM populations and stakeholders. Inputs from this consultation meeting and workshop will be used substantially in developing the Project's Strategic Communication and Advocacy Plan.

December 2018

  1. Accelerating action to eliminate child labour and forced labour (2018 update)

    The Bali Declaration was adopted at the 16th Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO on 9 December 2016. The Declaration serves as a call to action for governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations in the region to do more to promote inclusive growth, social justice and decent work. This series of Policy Briefs aims to focus attention on the priorities for policies and actions at national level and by the ILO as defined in the Declaration.

November 2018

  1. Global Wage Report 2018/19: What lies behind Gender Pay Gap

    The ILO country office for Pakistan organised a technical session on the Global Wage Report 2018/19 as part of its centenary activities.

  2. ILO CLEAR project (Country Level Engagement and Assistance to Reduce Child Labour) joined forces with Department of Manpower and Employment to strengthen School to Work Transition

    The ToT training programme on school to work transition was held in Colombo on 26th and 27th November 2018 and 44 career guidance officers and Human Resource Development Officers from Deparment of Manpower and Employment trained from Gampaha and Colombo districts.

  3. Paving path from school to work

    ILO CLEAR project (Country Level Engagement and Assistance to Reduce Child Labour) joins forces with Department of Manpower and Employment to train 140 officers on School to Work Transition

October 2018

  1. Eliminating child labour and forced labour in the cotton, textile and garment value chains: an integrated approach

    The project seeks to promote enhanced legislation and policies, to address the basic needs and rights of children engaged or at risk of child labour, and of victims of forced labour, while adopting an integrated area based approach, embedded in a value chain approach including cooperation with local industry and international buyers.

  2. The future of work and the significance of effective collective bargaining and negotiations

    The German funded Project on Promoting Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains implemented by the International Labour Organization completed a four day training on collective bargaining and negotiations skills from 24-27 September, 2018 in Lahore.

  3. Stakeholders committed to promote fundamental principles and rights at work in Pakistan’s cotton, textile and garment value chains

    The ILO office in Pakistan carved out the roadmap for the elimination of child and forced labour and towards promoting fundamental principles and rights at work (FPRW) in the cotton, textile and garment value chains in Pakistan. These interventions will be spearheaded by two new projects of the ILO funded by the EU & INDITEX.

September 2018

  1. Opening address at the Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) National Summit

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) National Summit, Manila, Philippines, 28 September 2018