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ACE co-organizes a side event of the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour!



The 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour is held in Durban, South Africa, from 15 to 20 May 2022.


During the conference, ACE co-organises a side event with JICA and the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations, the Government of Ghana. This side event intends to facilitate learning and discussion on the possibilities of the area-based approach as a solution to eliminate child labour particularly in countries where child labour is prevalent in agriculture.


Join us if you’re interested in finding a way beyond the supply chain approach to eliminate child labour in agriculture and other sectors!


“Promoting an Integrated Area-based Approach to the Elimination of Child Labour: A Case of the Child Labour Free Zone in Ghana”


Date: 19 May 2022, 11:15-12:15 (GMT+2) / 18:15-19:15 (JST)

Venue: Online (Please participate through the following link.)

https://itcilo-org.zoom.us/j/89781981953

Pre-register is not required to participate in the side event.

Organizers: the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relation, the Government of Ghana, JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency), ACE

Language: English (Simultaneous translation into French and Spanish available)


Presentors

  • Ghana’s efforts to establish Child Labour Free Zone system​

Peter Antwi​

Deputy Director/Focal Person on Child Labour, Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations (MELR), Government of Ghana​

  • Lessons learnt from testing Child Labour Free Zones in Ghana ​

Tomoko Shiroki​

Vice President/Co-Founder, Action against Child Exploitation (ACE)​

  • JICA’s future plan to support the establishment of Child Labour Free Zones in Ghana​

Chigiru Yamashita​

Senior Deputy Director, Law and Justice Team, Governance Group, Governance and Peacebuilding Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)​


◆ Commentators​

Andrews Addoquaye Tagoe​, Head of Rural Workers’ Organization Programme at the General Agricultural Workers Union of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (GAWU) ​


Sophie Tüllmann​, Scientific Collaborator, Swiss Platform of Sustainable Cocoa (Swissco)​


◆ Moderator​

Yuka Iwatsuki​, President/Co-Founder, Action against Child Exploitation (ACE)​


Please see the webpage about the concept note, speakers' profile etc.


More about the conference:

https://www.5thchildlabourconf.org/en

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