Regional Consultation for Arab States

In preparation of the V Global Conference on Child Labour (South Africa, 2022)
Available in Arabic.

The Regional Consultation will bring together representatives of governments, employers, workers, CSOs, academia, UN agencies and other stakeholders from within the Arab States region.

The main objectives of the Regional Consultation are to:

  • Further discuss the thematic focus of the V Global Conference and shape its agenda
  • Review progress made by Member States, including priorities and challenges, since the IV Global Conference on Child Labour (IVGC) which was held in Argentina in 2017, including pledges made on that occasion
15th and 16th December 
10:30am – 1:00pm Beirut Time ,
Virtual meeting
Simultaneous interpretation in English and Arabic will be provided.


Status Quo

15 December 2021

  • Opening
    • Regional Director
    • Representative from Arab States
    • Other remarks
  • Previous commitments
    • IVGC Pledges
    • Action pledges
    • Pathfinder priorities
  • Presentation of regional factsheets
  • Q&A – Discussion

Way forward

16 December 2021

  • Main priorities for the region and priorities for Arab States – analysis of the questionnaire
  • Good practices on the elimination of child labour and how to scale
  • Conclusions and inputs for the agenda of the VGC

One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world. 

Malala Yousafzai
Activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate