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EU child labour action in focus at Durban conference

The 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour is set to take place in Durban, South Africa on 15-20 May. The European Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen, will highlight the EU’s contribution to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goal of ending all forms of child labour by 2025. In addition, a side event organised by the European Commission will take a deep dive into the EU’s actions to end child labour and support sustainable value chains.

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5th Global Conference on the elimination of child labour