Zero Tolerance for Child Labour, Forced Labour and Human Trafficking
With a view to strengthening partnerships between six pathfinders countries of the Alliance 8.7, countries member of the European Union and countries of the East and South, represented by Albania, Côte d’Ivoire, France, Germany, Morocco and the Netherlands;
Organized by the Alliance 8.7 - Global Partnership against Child Labour, Forced Labour, Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking and the Paris Office of the International Labour Organizations (ILO);
With the support of the French National Consultative Commission on Human Rights (CNCDH), independant national rapporteur on the fight against the trafficking and exploitation of human beings; Secours-Catholique-Caritas France, coordinator of the Collective “Together against Trafficking in Human Beings” composed of 28 NGOs; the Committee agains Modern Slavery (CCEM) and the French Ministries of Labour, Employment and Inclusion and of Europe and Foreign Affairs;
The Virtual High-level Meeting will Welcome Governments, European and international institutions, survivors, experts, NGOs and social partners from the six countries. Participants from all continents will be able to contribute to the exchanges.
The Conclusion of the Virtual Meeting, conceived in a multi-stakeholder approach, will contribute to the effectivity and the evolution of the 2011 EU Directive on Human Trafficking; to the work of the European Commission on implementing a “zero tolerance” approach on child labour and forced labour; to the European Sustainable corporate governance initiative, as well as to the preparation of the Fifth International Conference for the Eradication of Child Labour in Durban in May 2022.
Prof. Dorothée Baumann-Pauly is a kick-off speaker for the session titled “Prevention, all along supply chains, through training and due diligence”.
Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2021
Time: 2-4 pm