News on child labour


  1. Video

    Ending Child Labour in Supply Chains project study visit in Uganda

    28 March 2024

    Interaction on child labour in Uganda’s coffee supply chain with smallholder coffee farmers and commercial coffee enterprises.

  2. Making innovation work for decent work

    The ILO 8.7 Accelerator Lab launches vision for innovation, knowledge sharing and scaling up

    28 March 2024

    The ILO 8.7 Accelerator Lab gathers a group of innovators from different countries and projects of the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work branch to apply the ILO Strategy on Knowledge and Innovation to the work of the branch.

  3. Call for expressions of interest

    Call for expression of interest for a needs assessment in Uganda

    26 March 2024

  4. Promotion of social dialogue

    Indonesian palm oil sector improves labour-management cooperation through social dialogue

    04 March 2024

    The ILO facilitates workers and employers of the Indonesian palm oil sector to promote social dialogue for improved productivity and workplace cooperation.


  1. Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    ILO publishes handbook to assess the realization of the five fundamental principles and rights at work in the workplace

    04 December 2023

    The ILO developed a research methodology that, for the first time, addresses under a combined framework the five fundamental principles and rights at work

  2. Child labour and climate change

    Climate change profoundly affects child labour, ILO research finds

    01 December 2023

    The impact of climate change on global progress towards ending all forms of child labour is highlighted in a new ILO issue paper.

  3. News

    Tiny but mighty voices against child labour in cobalt mining

    20 November 2023

    Children in mining areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) expressed in artistic forms to their communities the child labour-free future they want through the ILO Supporting Children's Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media (SCREAM) training provided by the 8.7 Accelerator Lab Project.

  4. News

    Tackling decent work decifits in Indonesia’s palm oil sector with collective bargaining agreements

    30 October 2023

    The ILO supports labour-management cooperation in the palm oil sector in Indonesia with the signing of collective bargaining agreements in 31 companies in Sumatra and Kalimantan.

  5. News

    ILO-IOM join forces to better protect Indonesian migrant workers in the palm oil sector

    24 October 2023

    To better protect the labour rights of potential Indonesian migrant workers, the ILO and IOM jointly develop pre-departure training modules and relevant informational materials for palm oil sector in Indonesia-Malaysia Corridor.

  6. © M. Crozet/ILO 2024

    21st International Conference of Labour Statisticians

    Facing rapid changes in the world of work, labour statisticians meet to update measurement of key concepts of labour statistics

    11 October 2023

    The International Conference of Labour Statisticians, the global standard-setting body for labour market statistics, is meeting at the ILO to review new trends and requirements in data gathering and usage, and methods for measuring key indicators related to advancing social justice.