Public information

Welcome to the public information section covering the ILO’s activities in Pakistan. This page serves as a gateway to a wide range of background material. For more information please contact the ILO Country Office for Pakistan at Tel: +92 51 2276456-8, Fax: +92 51 2279181 or email.

Press Releases

  1. Preventing children from pesticides – visual facilitator’s guide contextualized to Pakistan

    13 April 2021

    ILO and FAO’s co-produced tool “Protecting children from pesticides - Visual facilitator's guide” contextualized to Pakistan for simplified understanding and appropriate navigating the risks associated with pesticides.

  2. Capacity building of cotton communities on child labour, forced labour and occupational health and safety

    13 April 2021

    ILO organised series of 27 community level awareness raising seminars on child labour, forced labour, OSH including COVID-19 and protecting children from pesticides for the cotton picking workers of Southern Punjab under its project “Elimination of Child Labour and Forced Labour in the Cotton, Textile and Garment Value Chains: an Integrated Approach” Co-funded by the European Union.

  3. Community-level awareness raising seminars on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW) for cotton growing communities

    09 April 2021

    A three-part seminar on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW) was organized by the Sindh Agricultural & Forestry Workers Coordinating Organization (SAFWCO) in Sanghar, Sindh Province with the support of ILO's INDITEX funded project.

  4. Stakeholders reaffirm commitment to eradicate child labour in Pakistan

    01 April 2021

    The ILO Office for Pakistan convened national consultative workshop in Islamabad to present Asia Regional Child Labour (ARC) Project to stakeholders, solicit inputs for validating/amending the priority sectors for in-depth research and interventions and assessing stakeholders’ needs to address child labour in the priority sectors. The ARC project is a four year project funded by United Kingdom’s Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office.