Events

2012

  1. International Conference on Child Labour in Agriculture

    28 - 30 July 2012

    Global March Against Child Labour as a part of its strategic targeting of agriculture as a priority is organizing an International Conference on Child Labour in Agriculture.

  2. Consultation with Thai Frozen Foods Association (TFFA) on Good Labour Practice Programmes

    5 July 2012

  3. Labour Inspection Management Workshop

    28 June - 29 May 2012

    A 3-day consultation meeting co-organized by the ILO/IPEC project "Addressing child labour in the shrimp and seafood processing areas in Thailand" and the Department of Labour Protection of the Ministry of Labour on issues concerning labour administration and inspection needs.

  4. Commemorating the World Day Against Child Labour 2012 in Indonesia

    20 - 30 June 2012

    The ILO through its Child Labour and Education Project will conduct a series of activities to commemorate the World Day at the national level in Indonesia with a variety of activities throughout June 2012.

  5. Workers' Voices in the Thai Shrimp and Seafood Processing Sector Consultation Meeting

    17 June 2012

    A one day meeting with representatives of the trade unions from the fishing, shrimp and seafood processing to discuss working conditions and workers' welfare in the sector. Organized by the ILO-IPEC initiative "Addressing Child Labour in the Shrimp and Seafood Processing Areas in Thailand".

  6. World Day Against Child Labour

    12 June 2012

    Thai Frozen Foods Association members commit to the elimination of child labour in the industry. The association will launch a policy aimed to encourage responsible business practices and promote conditions of work that provide a safe and motivating working environment that is free of child labour and uphold and promote national labour laws and relevant international labour standards. The launch will be on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour which this year focuses on Human Rights and Social Justice. Let's end Child Labour!

  7. World Day Against Child Labour 2012

    12 June 2012

    This year the World Day Against Child Labour will provide a spotlight on the right of all children to be protected from child labour and from other violations of fundamental human rights. In 2010 the international community adopted a Roadmap for achieving the elimination of the worst forms of child labour by 2016, which stressed that child labour is an impediment to children’s rights and a barrier to development. World Day 2012 will highlight the work that needs to be done to make the roadmap a reality.

  8. IPEC-Thailand: Dialoguing with NGOs Partners

    7 - 8 June 2012

    The project ILO-IPEC "Addressing child labour issues in the shrimp and seafood sector in Thailand" will dialogue with selected NGOs partners operating in the provinces of Samut Sakhon, Surat Thani, Songhklha and Nakhon Si Thammarat on issues related to child labour, education and livelihood services.

  9. Side event on child labour in agriculture at the IUF 26th World Congress

    16 May 2012

    The IUF and the International Partnership for Cooperation on Child Labour in Agriculture organized a special side event on child labour and agriculture and the role of trade unions in eliminating this global ill.

  10. Dealing with Labour Issues in Export Supply Chains – Labour Rights and CSR – The Case of Thailand.

    4 May 2012

    Jointly organized by the ILO-IPEC programme and ECOT, the meeting will be an opportunity to provide better understanding of labour and human rights issues in supply chains as well as proactive approaches to address these issues in industry and businesses in Thailand. The half-day meeting is part of a partnership between the ILO and the Royal Thai Government to work on the issues of child labour, forced labour and improvements of working conditions and competitiveness of businesses in Thailand.

  11. Meeting of the Child Labour Platform / UN Global Compact Labour Working Group

    17 April 2012

    This one-day, multi-stakeholder, multi-sector meeting of the Child Labour Platform / UN Global Compact Labour Working Group will introduce participants to approaches in tackling child labour and highlight opportunities for further collaboration.

  12. National consultation combating child labour in fisheries in Cambodia

    22 - 24 February 2012

    The Fisheries Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MoAFF) of Cambodia, with technical and financial support provided by the ILO and FAO, will organize a national consultation in Phnom Pehn, from 22-24 February 2012. In this three-day consultation will participate key stakeholders of the Fisheries Administration from central and provincial levels, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, community fisheries representatives, related local authorities, agencies and NGOs.

2011

  1. IPEC Team Year-end Assessment Meeting

    14 - 16 December 2011

    The IPEC team will hold a year-end meeting to assess its performance in 2011 and how to meet challenges in 2012.

  2. Global South-South Development Expo 2011: ILO Solution Exchange Forum on social protection, decent work and food security

    6 December 2011

    As part of the forthcoming 2011 Global South-South Development Expo, the International Labour Organization (ILO) will be hosting a Solution Exchange Forum on social protection, decent work and food security.

  3. Project Management Training for IPEC Bukidnon Partners

    28 November - 1 December 2011

    The IPEC staff to facilitate the conduct of Project Management Team Training and orientation on finance procedures to the implementing agencies in Bukidnon Province, conduct training on Child Labour Knowledge-Sharing System, and mentoring on Direct Beneficiaries Monitoring and Reporting.

  4. Community Consultations on the Establishment of Child Labour Monitoring System in Quezon Province

    21 - 23 November 2011

    The project management staff of Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Quezon Province is conducting community consultations on the formation of Child Labour Monitoring and Integrated Services Delivery System (CLM-ISDS) in the community. Through consultations in the communities where in the design is expected to improve based on the inputs of the community people. This process is crucial because the communities have to take ownership over the programme for it to be successful.

  5. Pre-testing of Child Labour Incidence Referral System

    17 November 2011

    To facilitate the pre-test training on child labour incidence referral system.

  6. Value-chain Development Scanning for IPEC in Northern Samar

    16 - 19 November 2011

    The IPEC together with Stategic Development Cooperation, will assist Local Government Units (LGUs) develop an integrated employment strategy designed to promote access to wage and self-employment opportunities for older working children and their families.

  7. New standards on child labour for Thailand

    16 - 17 November 2011

    Establishing new regulations and standards covering hazardous child labour in Thailand, particularly in agriculture and the shrimp, fisheries and related industries, will be the focus of a technical workshop to be held 16-17 November in Hua Hin.

  8. Training course on "Analysing child labour data"

    12 - 16 September 2011

    Training course for Government officials with responsibility for producing or analysing data on child labour; social partners working with data on child labour; staff from international organizations responsible for the monitoring of child labour.