Events

2009

  1. Launch of the IPEC Project for Uganda "Support for the preparatory phase of the Uganda National Action Plan for the Elimination of child Labour" (SNAP)

    24 April 2009

    SNAP, a new four-year project funded by the US Department of Labor, will assist the Ugandan government to further strengthen the country's legal, policy, institutional and social foundations for large-scale action against the worst forms of child labour. Interventions are being designed to tap into components of the Ugandan Decent Work Country Programme as well as opportunities offered by other ongoing political, social and economic development programmes and policies. The project launch will take place on 24 April 2009 in Kampala to coincide with the 90th Anniversary Celebrations of the ILO and is being organized with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, the Federation of Uganda Employers, and two workers' organizations - the National Organization of Trade Unions and the Central Organization of Free Trade Unions.

2007

  1. Breaking the cycle of violence against girls: Panel Discussion

    28 February 2007

    Breaking the Cycle of Violence against girls: From Child Labour to Education Panel Discussion

2006

  1. "Kick the Ball" against child labour

    12 June 2006

    The event on the 12th of June will be celebrated in Headquarters with the presence of Football stars that will “kick the ball” against child labour, in a match with children from the Geneva International School and the Signal de Bernex Football Club.

  2. Round table on Good Practices in combating child labour

    9 June 2006

    During the International Labour Conference (ILC) a plenary discussion will take place on the new Global report. In the context of this plenary discussion a round table will take place focussing on the experience of three “first generation” countries of ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour.

  3. Round table with Ministers of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries –CPLP

    8 June 2006

    Round table discussion on the Ministerial Declaration and Plan of Action against child labour of the Community of Portuguese speaking countries

  4. Africa Cup of Nations

    1 June 2006

    An ILO campaign to fight child labour; calling for the progressive elimination of child labour and its worst, most hazardous forms as an urgent priority

  5. Video Theatre Reportage on Child Labour

    8 May 2006

    The “Video Theatre Reportage” project was coordinated by the Ippocampo Theatre Association...

  6. Child to Child Solidarity Concert

    16 April 2006

    A partnership initiative with the 14th Suzuki Method World Convention.

2005

  1. Youth Mobilization

    21 November 2005

    WDACL will be recognized both in Geneva and in concerned countries worldwide on and around the 12th of June. The ILO launched the WDACL and the "12 to 12 Partnership Initiative" to bring attention to the problem and to give impetus to the global movement to eradicate it.

  2. Call to Action

    21 November 2005

    WDACL this year is not just a one-day event, but instead, the launching of a time-bound campaign to eliminate child labour in mining. The ILO is making a major push to mobilize a broad coalition of partners that will work to see the eradication of child labour in mining.

  3. Switzerland vs France at the Geneva Stadium

    21 November 2005

    A new edition of Red Card Campaign against child labour will be launched on the occasion of the Football match Switzerland vs France at the Geneva Stadium on 20 August 03, with the support of the Swiss Football Association and the French Federation of football.

  4. Red Card to Child Labour

    17 - 24 November 2005

    In several sporting disciplines, but especially in football, the red card sanctions faults which are liable to exclusion from the field. In 2002, the ILO and IPEC decided to use the symbol of the red card to raise awareness in preventing, challenging and eliminating child labour.

  5. SCREAM – Stop Child Labour - Supporting Children’s Rights through Education, the Arts and Media

    17 - 28 November 2005

    SCREAM is an education and social mobilization initiative, to help educators worldwide promote understanding and awareness of child labour among young people

  6. World day against child labour 2005

    17 - 22 November 2005

    This year World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) called our attention to a form of work that is dangerous to children in every way; child labour in quarrying and mining. It is physically dangerous because of the heavy and awkward loads, the strenuousness of the work, the unstable underground structures, the tools, the toxic chemicals, and the exposure to sun and water.

  7. World day against child labour 2005

    12 June 2005

    The World Day Against Child Labour 2005 focused on one of the most hazardous forms of child labour: children who work in mines and quarries. The World Day Against Child Labour was recognized in countries around the world on 12th June (and on 10th June at ILO Headquarters in Geneva).awareness of child labour among young people. SCREAM stands for Supporting Children's Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media, but also reflects the silent suffering of working children and the need to give them a voice.

  8. "A Call to Action"

    10 June 2005

    Global partners and tripartite national delegations express their commitment to work with the ILO to eliminate all child labour in mines and quarries witin a set period of time.

2003

  1. Switzerland vs. France Red Card Campaign at Geneva Stadium

    20 August 2003

    A new edition of Red Card Campaign against child labour will be launched on the occasion of the Football match Switzerland vs France at the Geneva Stadium on 20 August 03, with the support of the Swiss Football Association and the French Federation of football.

2002

  1. Red Card and Real Madrid

    18 December 2002

    The Real Madrid football club and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are teaming up to raise a "Red card" to the child labour in its worst forms - a practice that traps one of every eight children - or some 180 million worldwide - in exploitative, often dangerous work.

  2. World Day Against Child Labour

    12 June 2002

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the first World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 as a way to highlight the plight of working children. Observed on June 12th, the day is intended to serve as a catalyst for the growing worldwide movement against child labour.

  3. Africa Cup of Nations

    1 June 2002

    Launch of the Red Card to Child Labour campaign