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ILO labour standards on child labour

Minimum age for admission to employment
  1. ILO Convention No. 138
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World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June 2018: Generation Safe & Healthy

World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June 2018


This year, the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) and the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay) shine a spotlight on the global need to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour.

This joint campaign aims to accelerate action to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 8.8 of safe and secure working environments for all workers by 2030 and SDG target 8.7 of ending all forms of child labour by 2025. Achieving these goals for the benefit of the next generation of the global workforce requires a concerted and integrated approach to eliminating child labour and promoting a culture of prevention on occupational safety health (OSH). Read more...

World Day 2018 Geneva Events on June 4th

  1. 15:15 CET - Facebook live interview

    20 years after the Global March, what’s been achieved?

    Participants:
    Mr Kailash Satyarthi - Nobel Peace Laureate and founder of the Global March Against Child Labour
    Ms Zulema Lopez - Child Rights Activist, Labour Relations student, (United States)
    Mr Basu Rai - Child Rights Activist, former Global Marcher (Nepal)
    Moderator: Mr Simon Steyne, ILO Senior Adviser on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

  2. 17:00 CET - Facebook live interview

    20 years of the ILO’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work: Where do we stand?

    Participants:
    Mr Kari Tapiola, former ILO Executive Director and author of the book "The teeth of the ILO"
    Ms Beate Andrees, Chief of the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Branch, ILO
    Moderator: Ms Rosalind Yard, Communication and Public Information Department, ILO

  3. World day Against Child Labour 2018 Curtain Raiser

  4. 20th Anniversary of the Global March Against Child Labour

  1. Slideshow

    Event to mark World Day Against Child Labour 2018

    In Geneva, the World Day Against Child Labour 2018 was marked by an event held on 4 June at the Palais des Nations. The event took place during the 107th Session of the International Labour Conference, and it was organized by the ILO in collaboration with the Global March Against Child Labour to mark the World Day Against Child Labour and the 20th Anniversary of the Global March Against Child Labour.

World Day 2018 video: Generation Safe & Healthy

World Day 2018 Activities around the world

To mark World Day 2018 events are taking place around the world. Events range from high level policy debates to awareness-raising campaigns, cultural performances and other public activities.

Check the activities taking place in your region and country: AfricaArab States, Asia, Europe and Central Asia and Latin America.