For the fourth consecutive year, Alliance 8.7 is organizing a virtual event in the margins of the 2022 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The event “Progress from Pathfinder Countries and the “Durban Call to Action” – Ending child labour, forced labour and human trafficking”, will take place on 15 July from 8:30 to 9:30 EST ( 14:30 to 15:30 CET).
This year, Alliance 8.7 is pleased to share annual updates on progress of pathfinder countries by hosting a discussion among governments, the private sector, trade unions and civil society. The event will have a special focus on the outcome of the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour, hosted by the Government of South Africa in May 2022, particularly the Durban Call to Action.
Register for the event: Webinar Registration – Zoom
The speakers are as follows:
Ms Anousheh Karvar, Chair of Alliance 8.7, France
Mr. Nozim Khusanov, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Republic of Uzbekistan
Mr Sipho Ndebele, Chief Director, International Relations, Department of Labour and Employment, Government of South Africa
Mr Giorgio Davide Boccardo Bosoni, Undersecretary of Labour and Social Security, Chile
Ms Thea Lee, Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs, Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labour
Mr Anthony Yaw Baah, Secretary General, Trades Union Congress, Ghana
Mr Fernando Yllanes Martínez, Employers, Mexico
Mr Amar Lal, Lawyer and youth advocate, India
Moderator: Ms Anousheh Karvar, Chair of Alliance 8.7, France
This event is supported by the ILO 8.7 Accelerator Lab Multi-Partner Fund.