World Children’s Day
20 November 2020
French youth music group, Kids United New Generation, has lent their voices to the ILO’s global campaign to end child labour. Their latest song highlights the urgent need to take action and calls on governments and organizations around the world to do more.
"Take a Stand" song by the French band Kids United New Generation, dedicated to the UN International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, 2021.
26 November 2019
Ridma Weerawardena is the latest musician from around the world to join the ILO’s Global Music Against Child Labour Initiative. The song is his contribution to the global and Sri Lankan fight to end child labour
12 June 2019
Launch of the Hindi adaptation of the song, 'Till everyone can see", on the occasion of the World Day against Child Labour (WDACL) 2019. The theme of WDACL is "Children shouldn't work in fields but on dreams". The song video was launched during the Joint ILO-MOLE-VVGNLI event to observe the WDACL on 12 June 2019.
04 June 2018
Children who have a history of child labour have embarked on a musical journey led by the ILO and Lebanon’s Ministry of Labour, and have taken their talents to Lebanon’s Presidential Palace for their first ever performance.
Rodolfo Mederos, a co-founder of the Music Against Child Labour Initiative, will perform with his “Orquesta Típica” on the opening day of the IV Global Conference on Child Labour in Argentina.
24 October 2017
In support of the Music Against Child Labour Initiative, Milano Classica, in collaboration with the Milan network of middle schools specialising in music (SMIM), organised the third edition of the “Festival Meetings.” 12 concerts involving over 20 schools took place in the build up to the World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June 2017.
World Day against Child Labour
05 June 2017
The ILO Cairo Office celebrated the World Day against Child Labour on 4 June 2017 with a unique musical performance of “Children of Egypt Choir” led by the international Maestro Selim Sahab.
Roundtable and concert
Partners will discuss the “Today Project”, which uses music as a means to broaden collaboration on tackling child labour, at an event dedicated to the Music Against Child Labour Initiative and Alliance 8.7