Events on forced labour

December 2015

  1. Expert workshop "Measuring Modern Slavery" - Third Meeting

    8 - 10 December 2015

    This meeting is planned as a follow up of the first two meetings in April and September 2015 in the framework of the work on the SDGs indicators. Its objective is to work on the operational definition and measurement framework of forced labour of children and to continue the work on sampling design and short prevalence surveys for national level

  2. Communicating freedom of association and collective bargaining rights: A training course for media professionals

    1 - 3 December 2015

    The course aims to equip media professionals with the knowledge and competences to report on freedom of association and collective bargaining rights and to raise public awareness of internationally recognized human and labour rights in this area.

November 2015

  1. Media for labour rights 2015 - A prize for journalism

    27 November 2015 - 6 January 2016

    Competition to encourage fair reporting on labour rights, including fundamental labour rights, by recognizing the best feature, audio or video on labour rights.

  2. International Conference on Labour Exploitation in the Fishing Sector in the Atlantic Region

    25 - 26 November 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Norwegian National Advisory Group against Organised Fisheries Crime and IUU-Fishing (FFA) is organizing an international expert meeting on labour exploitation in the fishing sector in the Atlantic region.

  3. Working together to promote human rights due diligence and protect workers’ rights during recruitment

    16 November 2015

September 2015

  1. Expert workshop "Measuring Modern Slavery" - Second Meeting

    7 - 8 September 2015

    This meeting is a follow up of the first meeting in April 2015, and its objective is to sharing survey instruments already used and the measurement framework used to measure forced labour.

June 2015

  1. Preventing the exploitation of workers during recruitment: Regulation and enforcement models

    24 June 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will present the main results of ILO and UNODC studies, and member States, workers and employers’ representatives and other key stakeholders will share practices to foster fair recruitment, prevent human trafficking and reduce the costs of labour migration.

  2. 50 for Freedom: Sign up to end modern slavery

    12 June 2015 - 31 December 2018

  3. Severe labour exploitation in the EU

    2 June 2015

    FRA will launch the report from its ‘Severe labour exploitation in the EU’ project at a high-level event at the Council of the EU on 2 June in Brussels.

May 2015

  1. Work in Freedom Programme Update

    27 May 2015

    The Work in Freedom Update and UK Stakeholder Meeting is an annual event intended to brief UK stakeholders engaged in the fight against modern slavery on progress with the Work in Freedom Programme. It is also an opportunity for others to share latest developments or emerging evidence in the field. Work in Freedom is a five year, UK-funded initiative to combat trafficking of women in South Asia and the Middle East. The programme is delivered by the International Labour Organisation, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and other global and local partners.