Share in the goal.
Many organisations share the ECLT Foundation’s goal to eliminate child labour. Learn more about our partners and about other international initiatives working to make a brighter future for children.
International organisations and UN agencies
International Chamber of Commerce
The world business organization makes voluntary rules that govern the conduct of business across borders.
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
The International Trade Union Confederation is the main international trade union organisation, representing the interests of working people worldwide.
International Organization of Employers (IOE)
The International Organization of Employers is the largest network of the private sector in the world representing the interests of employers in international social and labour policy matters.
International Labour Organization (ILO)
The ILO is part of the United Nations, charged with promoting basic standards and fundamental principles in the workplace.
ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities has a specific role in developing national and international trade union strategies to combat child labour.
The ACTEMP Guide for Employers is a useful tool in the elimination of child labour.
ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC)
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 (IGTA)
This is one of the ECLT Foundation’s founding member and the voice of thousands of tobacco farmers around the world.
International Union of Food, Agriculture, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers Association (IUF)
One of the ECLT Foundation’s founding members is the International Union of Food, Agriculture, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers Association.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
This organization has more information on the guidelines for labour standards.
This UN agency has 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
This is a source of information on child labour.
Child Watch International Research Network is a network of institutions involved in research for children.
Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)
The Child Rights Information Network facilitates and empowers the global child rights community through the exchange of information and the promotion of children’s rights.
Defence for Children International
Defence for Children International (DCI) is an independent grassroots and human rights-based non-governmental organisation that has been promoting and protecting the human rights of children on a global, regional, national and local level for over 35 years.
Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI)
The ETI is an alliance of companies, 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 research on child labour in the tobacco-growing sector in Africa.
Global March Against Child Labour
This is a movement involved in assessing and lobbying for the ratification and implementation of ILO Convention 182.
International Forum for Child Welfare
The IFCW works for children worldwide to improve the quality of their lives, and to enhance opportunities for the development of their full potential.
Instituto Souza Cruz
This NGO promotes education for sustainable human development.
Save the Children
This international development NGO works to protect children’s rights. Among its objectives is the elimination of exploitative child labour.