Events on forced labour

May 2016

  1. Identifying and investigating cases of forced labour and human trafficking

    23 - 27 May 2016

    This course will train participants to better identify and investigate cases of forced labour, including trafficking in human beings for labour exploitation. It will introduce forced labour indicators and will address different stages of the investigative process, such as victim interviews and gathering evidence, with a focus on the pre-trial phase.

April 2016

  1. Pilot testing a fair recruitment model in the apparel industry

    11 April 2016

    The ILO’s FAIR project is currently implementing in collaboration with BWJ a pilot intervention model to eliminate deceptive and coercive recruitment practices in the apparel industry in Jordan and thus reduce the vulnerability of migrant workers to forced labour. The aim of this pilot intervention is to demonstrate that fair recruitment is possible and that it benefits both employers and workers. A one-day workshop will be organized on April 11th, 2016 in Amman to present the objectives and expected results of this pilot programme.

March 2016

  1. Launch of new project to combat unacceptable forms of work in the Thai fishing and seafood industry

    17 March 2016

    The launch and signing ceremony of the EU-funded project, Combatting Unacceptable Forms of Work in the Thai Fishing and Seafood Industry.

January 2016

  1. Mission on the ILO Project “Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR)”

    10 - 15 January 2016

    Ms Helene Harroff-Tavel, Ms Alix Nasri and Mr Guy Tchami from ILO Geneva will conduct a mission in the Philippines to meet with relevant stakeholders for ILO’s new labour migration project. The six-day mission will include consultations with Philippine government agencies, trade unions, employers organizations, civil society organizations, cooperatives and media agencies in order to introduce the project’s Philippine components and collect inputs regarding the project design and strategy.

  2. ILO and UGTT meeting on unionization of migrant workers in Tunisia

    6 January 2016

    The meeting presented an opportunity to discuss the FAIR project’s strategic axes related to the labour movement in Tunisia.

  3. Tripartite Meeting on Fair Recruitment in Tunisia

    5 January 2016

    The meeting focused on validating the terms of references of an upcoming ILO diagnostic study on fair recruitment processes in Tunisia.

December 2015

  1. Expert workshop "Measuring Modern Slavery" - Third Meeting

    8 - 10 December 2015

    This meeting is planned as a follow up of the first two meetings in April and September 2015 in the framework of the work on the SDGs indicators. Its objective is to work on the operational definition and measurement framework of forced labour of children and to continue the work on sampling design and short prevalence surveys for national level

  2. Communicating freedom of association and collective bargaining rights: A training course for media professionals

    1 - 3 December 2015

    The course aims to equip media professionals with the knowledge and competences to report on freedom of association and collective bargaining rights and to raise public awareness of internationally recognized human and labour rights in this area.

November 2015

  1. Media for labour rights 2015 - A prize for journalism

    27 November 2015 - 6 January 2016

    Competition to encourage fair reporting on labour rights, including fundamental labour rights, by recognizing the best feature, audio or video on labour rights.

  2. International Conference on Labour Exploitation in the Fishing Sector in the Atlantic Region

    25 - 26 November 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Norwegian National Advisory Group against Organised Fisheries Crime and IUU-Fishing (FFA) is organizing an international expert meeting on labour exploitation in the fishing sector in the Atlantic region.