Principle 3 of the Children’s Rights and Business Principles (CRBPs) indicates that all businesses should provide decent work for young workers, parents and caregivers. This webinar will explore how companies can commit to supporting children’s rights by paying particular attention to the rights of young workers – who are above the minimum age of employment – as well as parents and caregivers. The discussion will look at what kind of support companies can provide to implement Principle 3, including provisions of safe working conditions for young workers, paid leave, breastfeeding and child care facilities, agile working hours, and the benefits of providing such support. The webinar will also include specific examples from business.

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Principle 6 of the Children’s Rights and Business Principles indicates that all businesses should use marketing and advertising that respect and support children’s rights. Co-hosted by UNICEF, UN Global Compact and Save the Children, this webinar explores how companies can ensure that their communication and marketing approaches do not have an adverse impact on children. Further it reviews how marketing may be used to raise awareness of and promote children’s rights. The discussion also includes examples of global standards and voluntary trends in this area.

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The ILO, in collaboration with the Child Labour Platform, is hosting this online discussion on the Asia- Pacific Forced Labour Net knowledge sharing platform. The online discussion will be open from 1 – 12 September. The discussion aims to generate and share information on innovative approaches and good practices in addressing forced and child labour in supply chains. Additionally key challenges will also be reviewed. Organizations are welcome to join the discussion and share experiences. Access the discussion

Co-hosted by the UN Global Compact, UNICEF and Save the Children, this webinar will present what children’s rights mean for business and how companies can respect and support children’s rights in their decisions, activities and relationships. In this context, the webinar will explore new resources by UNICEF and Save the Children that follow and build on the Children’s Rights and Business Principles. Among these new resources, we will present a set of tools developed by UNICEF that provide companies with practical guidance on how to integrate child rights considerations into broader risk management processes. These tools have been designed to explore the connection between children’s rights and business.

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