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Taking action against child labour

Kick-off event: 21 January 2021 from 14:00 to 15:15 pm GMT

Let’s launch the year, together.

We will set the tone for 2021 by gathering inspiring ideas from stakeholders and making suggestions on how everyone can engage.

We will also discuss the 2021 Action Pledges and the three stages of Act, Inspire, and Scale Up.

Join the first event of the International Year!

When? Thursday, 21 January from 14:00 – 15:15 GMT (15:00 – 16:15 CET)
Where? Online
Why? To get organized, and get inspired, for the rest of the year

Special guests:

  • Mr Guy Ryder – ILO Director General
  • Ms Henrietta Fore – UNICEF Executive Director
  • Mr Kailash Satyarthi – Nobel Peace Laureate
  • Mr Amar Lal – Child Labour Survivor and Activist


In a series of interviews, videos and presentations, partners at the forefront of the fight against child labour will share their expectations and plans for 2021.



Stakeholders will explain the challenges they face and provide ideas on how everyone can contribute throughout the year.

We will also present the 3 pillars of the 2021 Action Pledges: Act. Inspire. Scale Up.


Hear live pledges from: European Commission, Argentina, South Africa, Global March, FAO, UN Global Compact, IOE, ITUC, IOM and many more!

The event will feature interpretation in English, French, and Spanish.

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