Samoa - Ministry of Commerce Industry and Labour

pledges to

Accelerate action to eliminate hazardous child street vending

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On the pledge:

We aim to provide joint efforts by both Government and local business leaders to resolve the prevalence of hazardous child street vending in Samoa.

On the implementation:

We will to finalize the passage of key labour legislation to amend the minimum age for admission to employment in line with Convention No. 138, organize and complete National Follow-up Rapid Assessment of Child Street Vendors in 2021; and organize a Samoa national conference on the elimination of child labour and develop a National Action Plan to eliminate Child Labour.

On the impact:

This Action Pledge will allow us to update data which will form the basis on strategies to address and eliminate hazardous child street vending.

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