30-11-2021 16:45
Tackling child labour in developing countries

European Parliament (József Antall 4Q1) + Remote
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The Committees on Development and the Committee on International Trade held a joint hearing on 30 November 2021 to discuss the ways to tackle child labour in developing countries.

2021 is the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour and Members of the European Parliament together with the distinguished panellists representing international organisations, private sector, governments and civil society debated how the European development cooperation policy and initiatives and trade policies and agreements can best serve to address the root causes of child labour, notably in agricultural sector in Sub-Saharan Africa.