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Wednesday, November 27 • 11:15 - 11:30
Snapshot - Multi-stakeholder project experience focusing on corporate action where states are absent/failing in fragile contexts

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Snapshot presented by the Global Compact Network UK

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The Effective Approaches to Ending the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Fragile Contexts (EAPEC) programme will be implemented by a a Consortium comprised of two NGOs (War Child and World Vision), media organisation (Thomson Reuters Foundation), research partner (Columbia University) and niche organisations addressing child labour in supply chains in conjunction with the private sector (UN Global Compact Network UK and FiftyEight).

The EAPEC programme, which is funded through the UK Department for International Development (DfID) will bring change for girls and boys to enjoy their rights to be protected from the worst forms of child labour (WFCL) in Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia.

The programme will test and measure innovative approaches to understand what works in reducing WFCL. It will address WFCL through tackling the supply and demand issues (which result in child labour) with a holistic intervention focusing on four main components:
1) Increasing children’s agency
2) Facilitating access to appropriate alternatives to WFCL
3) Strengthening legal and policy environment
4) Improving supply chain due diligence and duty of care from the bottom up

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Marcella Mizzi

Programme Manager - Business & Human Rights, UNGC Network UK
Kinda  is legal advisor and senior researcher with the Third World Network office in Geneva, where her work focuses on WTO processes and negotiations, international investment governance and the role and accountability of business enterprises with respect to human rights. Previously... Read More →
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Benafsha Charlick-Delgado

Senior Programme Manager - Business & Human Rights, UN Global Compact Network UK
Working on business and human rights, private sector engagement, supply chain sustainability, modern slavery, corporate responsibility, child labour, sustainable development and social performance.

Wednesday November 27, 2019 11:15 - 11:30 CET
Room XXV