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Labour and Immigration Minister Joins ILO In Observing World Day Against Child Labour

Monday, 13 June 2022 – The Minister of Labour and Immigration the Honourable Keith R. Bell joined the International Labour Organization (ILO) in the observance of World Day Against Child Labour on Sunday, June 12, 2022, at the ILO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.  ‘Child labour’ is often defined as work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential, and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development. During his address, Minister Bell joined the Director-General of the International Labour Organization, Mr. Guy Ryder, and other leaders as they pledged to end all forms of child labour. Minister Bell was also joined by Her Excellency Patricia Hermanns, Ambassador/ Permanent Representative of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Third Secretary, Ms. ...