Zero tolerance for child labour, forced labour and human trafficking
MARCH 2 & 3, 2022
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 Organization (ILO); 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 Organization (ILO);
With the support of the French National Consultative Commission on Human Rights (CNCDH), independent 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 against 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 conclusions 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.
Simultaneous translation into French and English is provided.
The event is organized within the framework of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union*.
*This event is not organized by the French Government. However, it is authorised by the Government to use the emblem of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union.