ISLAMABAD, Mar 18 (APP): International Labour Organization (ILO) on Thursday organized a day-long workshop titled National Stakeholders’ consultation to celebrate international year for the elimination of child labour, 2021.
The event was attended by Country Director ILO Co Pakistan, Representatives of FCDO, Ministry of Overseas and Human Resource Development, Worker’s and employer’s organizations. The day-long event was started with a music a song by ILO against child labour.
Country Director ILO said in a welcome remarks that it is time to accelerate the pace of progress, to inspire legislative and practical actions and to eliminate child labour for good, adding that a pledge is a promise and a plan to take concrete action in 2021 to end child labour by 2025 to develop a regional roadmap to end child labour, establish a zero-tolerance approach to child labour in trade agreements and to provide training for local NGOs to prevent an increase in child labour due to COVID-19.
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