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12 June 2019
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Anlässlich des Internationalen Tags gegen Kinderarbeit am 12. Juni 2019 haben NGOs an die Bundesregierung und Wirtschaft appelliert, mehr im Kampf gegen Kinderarbeit zu tun. Sie fordern u.a. ein Gesetz, das Unternehmen verpflichtet, menschenrechtliche...

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10 June 2019

Ivory Coast: 20 years after child labour pledge, chocolate companies still cannot guarantee products made without child labour

Author: Peter Whoriskey & Rachel Siegel, The Washington Post

"Cocoa's child laborers", 5 June 2019...

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23 May 2019
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Le 28 avril 2019, le New York Times a publié un rapport de David Segal sur les conditions de travail des réfugiés syriens effectuant un travail pénible dans les fermes produisant 70% des noisettes dans le monde pour des entreprises de confiserie telles...

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20 May 2019

Turkey: Nestle & Ferrero face allegations of labour rights abuses of Syrian refugee hazelnut farmers

On the 28th of April 2019, the New York Times published a report by David Segal investigating the working conditions of Syrian refugees who perform backbreaking labor on the farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for confectionery...

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20 May 2019
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

« En Turquie, des réfugiés syriens exploités cueillent des noisettes pour Nestlé et Ferrero », 14 mai 2019 ...

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20 May 2019

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7 May 2019

Nigeria: ILO initiates national work plan to eliminate child labour in mining and cocoa supply chains

Author: Alex Enumah, This Day (Nigeria)

"Nigeria, ILO, Others Strategise to Eradicate Child Labour", 6 May 2019....

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30 April 2019
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Author: BMZ auf Entwicklungspolitik Online

Zum Internationalen Tag der Arbeit am 1. Mai hat Entwicklungsminister Gerd Müller (CSU) gemahnt, Arbeitnehmerrechten müsse nicht nur in Deutschland und Europa, sondern weltweit Geltung verschafft werden. Viele unserer täglichen Produkte würden in...

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24 April 2019

USA: Class action lawsuit filed against Nestle for child slavery on cocoa harvest in West African farms

Author: Emily Field, Law360

'"Sustainable' Nestle Cocoa Made With Child Slavery, Suit Says", 22 Apr 2019...

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24 April 2019

USA: Federal Court dismisses lawsuit against Nestle over failure to disclose the alleged child labour in its cocoa supply chain

Author: Nick Brown, Daily Coffee News (USA)

"Court Dismisses Cocoa Supply Chain Labor Non-Disclosure Suit Against Nestlé", 12 March 2019...

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