Past events

April 2004

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2004

    The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is intended to focus international attention on the magnitude of the problem and how promoting and creating a safety and health culture can help to reduce the number of work-related deaths each year. Because decent work is safe work.

March 2004

  1. International Women's Day 2004

    8 March 2004

    Every year, the ILO celebrates International Women's Day to emphasize its commitment to gender equality and equal recognition. On the schedule this year are a three-day film festival and a panel discussion on women in the judiciary.

December 2003

  1. Tenth African Regional Meeting

    2 - 5 December 2003

    This meeting brings together governments, employers and workers of Africa to discuss ILO's planning activities as well as Decent Work strategies for Africa's development.

November 2003

  1. 17th International Conference of Labour Statisticians

    24 November - 3 December 2003

    The Conference adopted three resolutions concerning: household income and expenditure statistics, consumer price indices, and further work on the International Standard Classification of Occupations.

September 2003

  1. ILO and Asbestos

    3 September 2003

    Asbestos Conference Dresden, 3 September 2003

August 2003

  1. Switzerland vs. France Red Card Campaign at Geneva Stadium

    20 August 2003

    A new edition of Red Card Campaign against child labour will be launched on the occasion of the Football match Switzerland vs France at the Geneva Stadium on 20 August 03, with the support of the Swiss Football Association and the French Federation of football.

June 2003

  1. World Day Against Child Labour 2003

    12 June 2003

    Child trafficking is one of the worst forms of child labour. Although no precise figures exist, an estimated 1.2 million children - both boys and girls - are trafficked each year into exploitative work in agriculture, mining, factories, armed conflict or commercial sex work. On 12 June 2003, the second World Day Against Child Labour, the ILO will focus attention on trafficking in children - everywhere it occurs and in whatever form - to prevent and stop the practice.

May 2003

  1. 41st annual meeting of CIS centres

    22 - 23 May 2003

December 2002

  1. Red Card and Real Madrid

    18 December 2002

    The Real Madrid football club and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are teaming up to raise a "Red card" to the child labour in its worst forms - a practice that traps one of every eight children - or some 180 million worldwide - in exploitative, often dangerous work.

  2. Fifteenth American Regional Meeting

    10 - 13 December 2002

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) held its XVth Regional Meeting of ILO member States in the Americas to seek a "productive solution" to the region's labour troubles, at a time when the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean are facing a situation marked by a rise in unemployment, an increase in poverty and a pronounced decline in social and labour conditions.