Accelerating action to end forced labour, human trafficking, modern slavery and child labour; experiences from Alliance 8.7 pathfinder countries
The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) was convened in New York from 9 to 18 July 2019 under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council with the overall theme Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality. As adopted by Member States in the 2030 Agenda, HLPF is mandated to carry out regular voluntary reviews of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which included goal 8 on decent work and economic growth this year.
The dedicated review of SDG 8 during this year’s HLPF, provided an ideal opportunity to showcase countries’ commitment and action to achieve Target 8.7, to provide a platform for governments of pathfinder countries to share their experiences and challenges and to launch the Alliance 8.7 Pathfinder Countries e-reports.
The event “Accelerating action to end forced labour, human trafficking, modern slavery and child labour; experiences from Alliance 8.7 pathfinder countries” took place on 17th July 2019 from 14:30 to 17:00 at the Madison Ballroom of the Westin New York Grand Central Hotel.