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Develop a policy commitment & identify child labour risks & impacts

Part 2 of the webinar series on Child Labour Due Diligence

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Develop a policy commitment & identify child labour risks & impacts
Develop a policy commitment & identify child labour risks & impacts

Time & Location

25 May 2023, 13:30 – 15:00


About the event

Join our second webinar of our four-part webinar series on Child Labour Due Diligence. 

This session will focus on the development of a policy commitment and the identification of child labour risks and impacts.


  • Develop a policy commitment & identify child labour risks and impacts – the view of the ILO/IOE Child Labour Guidance tool by Regula Meng from focusright
  • Insights into “Why Zero Child Labour Policies don’t work” by Dorothée Baumann-Pauly and Berit Knaak from the University of Geneva’s Center for Business and Human Rights
  • Practical child labour due diligence implementation at dormakaba by Serena Alonso
  • Guidance, tips and success criteria for conducting a child rights risk assessment by Malin Liljert, Director for Consultancy Services and Ahila Thillainatan, Country Director Sri Lanka from The Centre for Child Rights and Business

The new child labour due diligence obligation needs to be applied for the first time in 2023. It requires Swiss companies to evaluate if their goods and services might be linked to child labour. If a risk is identified, companies need to trace back their supply chain, identify and manage risks of adverse impacts and report annually about the measures taken. ​

Target audience

The webinar series is open to all representatives of Swiss companies and especially targeted at company representatives that are in charge of Human Rights and Children’s Rights questions in their companies. Representatives from the following functions will mostly benefit from the webinars: sustainability, compliance, legal, procurement, human resources, human rights, children’s rights, reporting.

Fee: Free of charge for all

Language: English

More information on the webinar series can be found here.

This webinar is organized in cooperation with the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). It is part of measure 27 “Promote efforts to end all forms of child exploitation in supply chains” of the Swiss National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights 2020-2023. For more information, please refer to:

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