Morocco Hosts a National Seminar on Child Labor between the Current Status and Sustainable Development Goals
Morocco has hosted the National Seminar on "Child Labor between the Current Status and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)", held in partnership between the Arab Labor Organization (ALO), ACCD and the Moroccan Ministry of Employment and Social Affairs, during the period 19-21 December 2016, in Casablanca.
More than 55 participants from 11 Arab countries (Jordan, Tunisia, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Palestine, Kuwait, Libya, Egypt, Morocco and Mauritania) have participated in the Seminar, representing the three production parties, as well as representatives of the General Secretariat of the LAS, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the Executive Office of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Executive Office of the Council of Ministers of Labor and Social Affairs of the GCC States, in addition to a number of relevant international and regional organizations, experts and media.
The Seminar was held with a view to identify the qualitative developments in children status in the labor market, discussing how to integrate child labor issues into the programs of implementing the SDGs, which are approved by the United Nations in September 2015 to bring a change for the better.
Date: 21 December 2016
ACCD is an Arab non-governmental organization that has a legal entity and functions in the field of childhood. ACCD was established in 1987 upon the initiative of HRH Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz, the ACCD's President, and a resolution issued by the Arab League’s Conference on “Childhood and Development” that was held in Tunisia in 1986… read more