The Centre, in partnership with Save the Children, is participating in a webinar to introduce El Centro, the new child rights and business centre in Mexico.
Date: September 7, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m. Mexico City; 4:00 p.m. CET; 10:00 p.m. HKT
Language: English, with Spanish simultaneous translation
The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the Mexican economy, resulting in a significant increase in the number of children engaging in child labour. According to data from the USDOL-funded National Child Labour Survey (ENTI 2019), 3.1 million children between the ages of 5 and 17 engaged in child labour, but this number is likely much higher now in the post-pandemic era.
We invite you to attend this webinar introducing "El Centro", a new child rights and business centre in Mexico that will deliver child rights and business services for companies. El Centro is modelled on The Centre for Child Rights and Business (The Centre). The Centre is providing support to establish El Centro and its services for companies in Mexico. In addition to introducing El Centro, our webinar will also spotlight the practical ways companies can meaningfully eliminate child labour risks, with expert insights from El Centro, The Centre and leading business representatives.
Why attend this webinar?
The post-pandemic recovery offers opportunities to change how we do business, after two years of hardship that highlighted the importance of inclusive and resilient business practices. Join the webinar to:
Find out more about El Centro and its work with companies in Mexico
Understand current child rights situation in the post-pandemic world and what this means for global brands sourcing from Mexico
Get the latest child labour trends and risks in Latin American supply chains, and possibilities for multistakeholder collaborations
Hear industry thought leaders sharing their insights and experiences on how companies can build a resilient recovery by addressing child labour risks and investing in child rights
Who is this webinar for?
The webinar is particularly relevant to supply chain, compliance, and corporate responsibility professionals. Please share this invitation with your contacts.
Register your attendance here.
Please see the full event agenda below.