Events on forced labour
Seminar on Labour and Human Rights, United Arab Emirates
27 April 2009 - 28 April 2007
The seminar is jointly organised by the Ministry of Labour of the United Arab Emirates, the ILO and the UNHCR, and is part of a national campaign aiming at spreading awareness on human rights in companies. One of the sessions will be dedicated to “Strategies for Deterring, Detecting and Combating Forced Labour”.
Fifth Conference on “International Perspectives on Law Enforcement Co-operation in Combating Trafficking in Human Beings - Trafficking for Labour Exploitation”
31 March - 2 April 2009
This conference, organized by the International Organization for Migration and the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine, aims to bring together law enforcement practitioners from Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, as well as from other selected countries of origin, transit and destination to continue the dialogue relating to practical and operational initiatives within the context of international co-operation in combating human trafficking.
Second national seminar of the monitoring Committee of the national Pact to eradicate slave labour
18 March 2009
The seminar will gather employers and companies signatories of the National Pact. The results of a new study on Supply Chain will be presented and some good practices will be presented. The Code of conduct of the National Pact will be given to participants.
Human trafficking, turning our attention to labour exploitation
13 February 2009
Conference organized by the Science Shop of Law, Economics and Governance, Utrecht University and the Dutch National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings
Seminar for Labour inspectors on Forced Labour and Human Trafficking
2 - 3 February 2009
The ILO and the General Labour Inspectorate Portugal (ACT) are jointly organising a seminar for Portuguese labour inspectors on investigating forced labour in Lisbon on 2-3 February 2009. The workshop will bring together 30 Portuguese labour inspectors from regional branches international experts. The objectives of the seminar are to share experience in the fields of investigating forced labour, identification of victims of trafficking for forced labour and cooperation between law enforcement agencies, to test training modules of the ILO handbook on human trafficking and forced labour for labour inspectors in working groups, and to discuss and develop recommendations for the adaptation of the to the national context in Portugal.
Regional Workshop to prepare a network of Trade Union Focal Points in source and destination countries
25 - 26 November 2008
The regional workshop is part of the EC funded ILO project “Elimination of human trafficking from Moldova and Ukraine through labour market based measures
International Trade Union Conference on Combating Forced Labour and Human Trafficking
21 - 23 November 2008
Organized by the Greek General Confederation of Labour (GSEE), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
National Workshop on “Labour Market and Socio-Economic Opportunities in the Rasht Valley” and “Vocational Education and Training System in Tajikistan with focus on the Rasht valley”
21 October 2008
Workshop in Dushanbe - Tajikistan, jointly organized by the ILO, UNDP and IOM, with funding from the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security and the European Union
Training of labour inspectors on forced labour and human trafficking
8 - 10 September 2008
As part of its campaign to strengthen labour standards in Qualified Industrialised Zones (QIZ), the Jordanian Ministry of Labour appointed 30 new labour inspectors in 2008. The workshop was organised by the Ministry of Labour, in cooperation with the ILO, to sensitize these newly appointed labour inspectors on issues of trafficking and forced labour.
Preventing Human Trafficking for Forced Labour and the Worst Forms of Child Labour
19 August 2008
The Trades Union Congress (UK), Anti-Slavery International and ILO organized a joint workshop to feature a showcase of proven practices to prevent trafficking for labour exploitation by the ILO’s Mekong Sub-regional Project to Combat Trafficking in Children and Women and to discuss challenges in response to labour trafficking in the UK.