Event: ending contemporary forms of slavery in supply chains

This side event will be held on Wednesday 16 September 2015, 12h00 – 14h00, at the Palais des Nations, Conference Room XXI, in Geneva.

It will assess the most effective strategies and recommend concrete measures for States, businesses and other stakeholders to prevent and eradicate contemporary forms of slavery from supply chains and to provide assistance and redress to victims.

It will also identify key challenges and opportunities in addressing slavery and slavery-like practices in supply chains, including in terms of the legal standards, policy measures, institutional framework, and implementation.

The speakers will also discuss opportunities for contemporary forms of slavery eradication within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development framework.

Universal-HRCEnding contemporary forms of slavery in supply chains-Event-Agenda-2015-ENG (full agenda, in PDF)