Many organisations share ECLT’s goal to eliminate child labour. You can find the website addresses and links to many organisations who are playing an active in tackling child labour.
Click on the links below to find out about ECLT Foundation’s partners and other international initiatives working to eliminate child labour.
International organisations and UN agencies
International Chamber of Commerce
The world business organisation, making voluntary rules that govern the conduct of business across borders.
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is the main international trade union organisation, representing the interests of working people worldwide.
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Promoting basic standards and fundamental principles in the workplace.
ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities has a specific role in developping national and international trade unions strategies to combat child labour.
The ACTEMP Guide for Employers on the elimination of child labour is a useful tool and can be linked from this page.
ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour works on the ground to combat child labour with projects in more than 60 countries.
International Tobacco Growers’ Association
The latest tobacco news from the ECLT founding member and the voice of thousands of tobacco farmers around the world.
ECLT founding member, the International Union of Food, Agriculture, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers Association.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
For more information on the guidelines for labour standards.
UN agency with a mandate for children and the protection of children’s rights.
UN Global Compact
A value-based platform of nearly 300 companies, designed to promote good working practices based on fundamental human rights.
Child Labour News
Source of information on child labour.
Child Watch International Research Network. Network of Institutions involved in research for children.
The Child Rights Information Network is facilitates empowers the global child rights community through the exchange of information and the promotion of children’s rights.
Ethical Trade Initiative
The ETI is an alliance of companies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and trade unions committed to working together to identify and promote ethical trade.
FAFO conducts research and studies in the fields of labour relations, welfare policy and living conditions, both nationally and internationally. They have also conducted a research on child labour in the tobacco growing sector in Africa for the October 2000 Nairobi conference. You can find the research here.
Movement involved in assessing and lobbying for the ratification and implementation of ILO Convention 182.
Instituto Souza Cruz
NGO promoting education for sustainable human development.
Save the children
An international development NGO that works to protect children’s rights. Amongst its objectives is the elimination of exploitative child labour.