Action Groups reflect the thematic priorities of Alliance 8.7 and bring together organizations and initiatives working on these areas to maximize impact.
Via Action Groups, partners coordinate research and advocacy and drive implementation efforts on these urgent issues. Alliance 8.7 partners are encouraged to join one or more Action Groups related to their field of expertise or focus area.The Action Groups coordinate initiatives and programmes, identify and close knowledge gaps, support implementation in Pathfinder Countries and mobilize or leverage resources.
What we do
Supporting supply chain plans and initiatives with global and systemic dimensions.
This Action Group has been established as a central hub for governments, businesses, trade unions and others to come together in support of plans and initiatives that have global and systemic dimensions on the area of supply chains.
The Supply Chains Action Group is split into four working groups with the aim to develop concrete inputs during each 2 year work plan: the Working Group on Knowledge Gaps and Research, the Working Group on Capacity Building and Tools, the Working Group on Priority Countries and Supply Chains, and the Working Group on Advocacy and Partnerships.
The thematic areas
The Supply Chains Action Group focuses on the following outcomes:
- Advance research and understanding on child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in supply chains.
- Support policy coherence and advocacy at different levels on child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in supply chains.
- Promote greater cooperation on capacity building and tools on child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in supply chains.
- Accelerating action in key countries and supply chains.
What we do
Addressing vulnerabilities of migrants to human trafficking and associated forms of abuse and exploitation.
The Migration Action Group focuses on the varying dynamics of migration within or across borders, and the increased vulnerability to abuse and exploitation that migrants may face whether they are moving irregularly or through regularized channels.
The Migration Action Group works closely with protection actors, employment bodies, workers’ organizations, governments, think tanks, academia, human rights experts, business networks and the private sector.
The thematic areas
The Migration Action Group focuses on the following themes:
- Identify vulnerabilities to exploitation as they extend to host and transit communities, as well as populations remaining in the point of origin.
- Address vulnerabilities of migrants to human trafficking and associated forms of abuse and exploitation.
- Identify the various entry points in the migration process where interventions could be most effective.
- Highlight priority geographies, migration corridors, and/or industries on which to focus attention.
- Support country-level implementation in pursuit of achieving SDG Target 8.7.