Events on forced labour

October 2009

  1. Workshop "The employment of Chinese migrant workers in UK: issues and solutions"

    22 - 23 October 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.

  2. Human trafficking and forced labour - Training of Trainers

    15 - 16 October 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.

  3. National workshop on regulation and monitoring of private recruitment agencies

    15 - 16 October 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.

  4. The Commodification of Illicit Flows: Labour Migration, Trafficking and Business

    9 - 10 October 2009

    A multidisciplinary international conference on human trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation within the contexts of migration and the global economy.

  5. "What Not to Wear: Cotton and Child Slavery"

    8 October 2009

    This discussion is organized by Anti-Slavery International together with the Environmental Justice Foundation and is hosted by Amnesty International UK. This event has been re-scheduled from June 9 when it was cancelled due to the tube strike

September 2009

  1. Prevention of Modern Slavery: “An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure”

    14 - 15 September 2009

    Conference organized by the OSCE, including speakers from ILO, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, IOM, trade unions and NGOs on the prevention of trafficking in human beings.

June 2009

  1. National Workshop on the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Tajik migrant workers

    3 June 2009

    Event organized in conjunction with the Launch of ILO’s Global Report on Forced Labour 2009 “The Cost of Coercion”

  2. National Workshop on Labour Market in Tajikistan: Performance and Challenges

    2 June 2009

    The purpose of the National workshop is to discuss the results of the ETF Labour Market Review and Migration Survey in Tajikistan.

May 2009

  1. National Stakeholder Hearing on the plight of Indonesian domestic workers

    19 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”

  2. Addressing Forced Labor in a Time of Global Economic Crisis

    18 May 2009

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the Harrison Institute for Public Law at Georgetown Law organizes a panel discussion on a unified approach to ending forced labour -- the role of governments, business, trade unions and civil society.