Alliance 8.7 Webinar: COVID-19 and Child Labour

  • 21 May 2020
  • Online Webinar

The Alliance 8.7 hosted a webinar for Partners on child labour and the COVID-19 crisis on Thursday 21 May, 15:00-16:00 CET, and moderated an online discussion on the same topic up until Tuesday 26 May in the Alliance 8.7 Slack workspace.

Expert panellists discussed and answered questions from Partners on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on child labour and ongoing work to eradicate it. They also discussed different public policy measures affecting child labour and actions different stakeholders can take.

SPEAKERS:

María Kathia Romero Cano: Child Labor Team Coordinator, Ministry of Labor and Employment, Government of Peru (Alliance 8.7 Pathfinder Country)

Ben Smith: Technical Specialist on Child Labour, International Labour Organization (ILO)

Andrew Mawson: Chief, Child Rights and Business (UNICEF)

Venkat Reddy: National Convener, MV Foundation India, on behalf of the Work: No Child’s Business Programme (WNCB)