Working Together to Combat Child Labor
Next Tuesday, June 8, the Departments of State and Labor, in partnership with the American Federation of Teachers, No Limits Foundation, and the International Labor Rights Forum, will host a conference to commemorate World Day Against Child Labor to highlight ways we can take effective action to end child labor. In addition to social and economic development, child labor, and working conditions, panelists will discuss Education for All.
You are invited to join in the conversation with policymakers from government, labor, business, and civil society by signing up to watch a live, interactive webcast. As part of the webcast audience, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and comment. Please note, there is limited space within the website, advanced registration is recommended. To attend the event via webcast, where there will be opportunity for audience participation, go to www.aft.org/endchildlabor and sign up with your name, email address, city, and the time you would prefer to join the webcast.
Click here to view a full schedule of speakers and panels. All times are in Eastern Standard Time.
If you are in the Washington, DC area, you can still RSVP to attend the event in person – audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists – by sending an email to ASPOSNER@state.gov with “Combat Child Labor” in the subject line by 5 pm today. Please include the following information in the email.
Government Issued ID Number (driver’s license or passport)
Date of Birth
The event will take place at the Loy Henderson Auditorium at the U.S. State Department, Harry S. Truman Building, 2201 C Street NW, Washington, DC. Please note that for security purposes no walk-ins will be allowed on the day of the event, and you must bring the photo ID you used to RSVP for the event.
Please join this important conference – together we can work to eradicate child labor and ensure access to quality universal basic education.