National Consumers League

Event: Addressing Forced and Child Labor in Agricultural Supply Chains

On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, the Fair Labor Association and the National Consumers League will host an event in Washington, DC to inform key industry and civil society stakeholders about the outcome of a recent pilot project, and to provide lessons learned in implementing the USDA Guidelines for Eliminating Child and Forced Labor in Agricultural Supply Chains.

 

Co-hosted by the National Consumers League and
the Fair Labor Association

Addressing Forced and Child Labor in Agricultural Supply Chains

Washington, DC

DATE: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
VENUE:  Hall of the States, 444 North Capitol St., Washington, DC
TIMING: 10 AM – 12 PM
RSVP: Please send acceptances/regrets to dcevent@conecomm.com

On behalf of the Fair Labor Association and the National Consumers League, you are invited to attend an event on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 that will inform key industry and civil society stakeholders about the outcome of a recent pilot project, and provide lessons learned in implementing the USDA Guidelines for Eliminating Child and Forced Labor in Agricultural Supply Chains.

The pilot, made possible through the support of the U.S. Department of Labor International Labor Affairs Bureau (UDOL-ILAB), Nestlé, and two of its suppliers, Olam and Balsu, is aimed at testing the implementation of USDA guidelines that outline best practices for eliminating child and forced labor in agricultural supply chains. The event will feature:

  • An overview of lessons learned related to child labor and ethical supply chain recruitment
  • Keynote addresses from Nestlé, the Fair Labor Association, National Consumers League, and Balsu
  • A premiere screening of the pilot program documentary film shot during the 2017 hazelnut harvest season in Turkey

For more information on the hazelnut supply chain pilot program in Turkey, please visit our website.

A light breakfast will be provided.

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We hope that you will join us! To register, please send an email to DCEvent@conecomm.com.