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2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour
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2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Global Partnership Alliance 8.7, launches 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, with the aim of ...

Last update 29 Jan 2021
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ILO Report: Homeworkers need to be better protected

A newly-released ILO report estimates that before the COVID-19 crisis, there were approximately 260 million home-based workers worldwide, representing 7.9% of global employment, of which 56% ...

Last update 21 Jan 2021
Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA)
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GRETA: Guidance Note on preventing and combatting trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation

Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has issued a new guidance note on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour ...

Last update 15 Jan 2021
Logo ILO - Organizzazione Internazionale del Lavoro
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ILO Global Wage Report 2020-21

Contextually to the pandemic, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has published the report "Wages and minimum wages in the time of COVID-19", which presents an analysis of the global ...

Last update 28 Dec 2020
The gender pay gap is unacceptable
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Right to equal pay: European Committee of Social Rights finds violations in 14 countries

The European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) has found violations of the right to equal pay and the right to equal opportunities in the workplace in 14 out of 15 ...

Last update 2 Jul 2020
Coal miners in Criseluna, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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Civil society against the mining industry in times of COVID-19

Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the University of Padua, having signed the collective statement of “Global Solidarity with Communities, Indigenous Peoples and Workers at ...

Last update 17 Jun 2020
Chinese temple

China Going Global: What are the Risks for International Human Rights?

Muris Hodzic holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance & International Relations obtained in the framework of the double degree programme established between the ...

Last update 4 Oct 2019
UNHCR, Welcome Project
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UNHCR awards a recognition to Italian companies engaged in the labour inclusion of refugees

Recognizing the potential of the private sector’s active involvement in the realization of an effective inclusion of refugees in the Italian society, starting from 2017 UNHCR will award a ...

Last update 13 Aug 2019
Centenary International Labour Conference
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ILO: a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace have been adopted

On the occasion of the Centenary International Labour Conference, held from 10 to 21 June 2019 in Geneva, a new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the ...

Last update 30 Jul 2019
Tent city of San Ferdinando, Calabria region, built next to the previous slum where hundreds of migrant workers lived
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United Nations Human Rights Experts call Italy for urgent measures to protect migrant workers of the informal settlement of San Ferdinando in Calabria

The UN experts Ms Urmila Bhoola (South Africa), Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, Ms Leilani Farha (Canada), Special Rapporteur on adequate ...

Last update 21 Mar 2019
Logo celebrating the 100 years of the International Labour Organisation
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United Nations: the ILO celebrates its 100th anniversary (1919-2019) and launches a news website to get closer to people

The International Labour Organisation (ILO), one of the first specialised agencies to become part of the United Nations system and aimed at promoting social justice and fundamental social ...

Last update 8 Mar 2019
International Conference "Decent work, equity and inclusion", 5th-7th october 2017, Padova
Disseminating issues on inclusion contributes to creating a wave of change that highlights differences and allows individuality to emerge, Also the grey spheres ar
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International Conference "Decent work, Equity and Inclusion", 5th-7th October 2017, Padova

From 5th-7th of October 2017 the International Conference "Decent work, Equity and Inclusion. Password for the present and the future" will take place at the University of Padova. The ...

Last update 29 Jul 2017
A sign with the text "Conseil de l'Europe" in French, with the flags of some member states hanging above.
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European Committee of Social Rights: Italy condemned for lack of abortion services provided by the National Health Service

The decision of the European Committee of Social Rights on the admissibility and the merits of the complaint Confederazione Generale Italiana del Lavoro (CGIL) v. Italy became public on 11 April ...

Last update 6 May 2016
The cloister of the Monastery of San Nicolò, Head Office of the European Master in Human Rights and Democratization, Venice Lido
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EIUC is seeking a new E.MA Programme Director

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of E.MA Programme Director for the academic year 2015/2016. The ...

Last update 21 Feb 2015
Young children working in a field in Indonesia.
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ILO: new report on the struggle of domestic child labour

Contextually to the World Day Against Child Labour celebrated last 12th June, the International Labour Organization (OLI) has launched the report "Ending child labour in domestic work". The ...

Last update 7 Jul 2013