Side event Global Conference: Integrated area-based approach

On Tuesday 17 May we have organised a side event during the Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour:

Integrated area-based approach: to tackle child labour at the root and ensure the right to education’ 

This side event was a joint cooperation of the Global March against Child Labour, Education International and the Work: No Child’s Business Alliance, consisting of UNICEF Netherlands, Save the Children Netherlands and the Stop Child Labour coalition.

Watch the event:


By Nourgo Koné, WNCB/Save the Children Côte d’Ivoire

Why is an area-based approach in the elimination of all forms of child labour important – in addition to a supply chain approach.

2-Three panelist speakers
Moderator: Purva Gupta, Director Global March against Child Labour

Link between child labour and education
By Pilirani Kamaliza, Child labour coordinator Teachers’ Union of Malawi 

Child labour and agriculture/informal sector
By Andy Tagoe, Child labour coordinator GAWU, Ghana

Social community mobilisation and norms change
By Juliet Wajega, Programme Manager Work: No Child’s Business/Hivos, Uganda

3- Discussion and input for concrete action from the audience/different countries


By Charlotte Bernhard, Senior Policy Advisor, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

By Purva Gupta, Director Global March against Child Labour

Please see our concept note in this link