Hildegunn Tobiassen has been a t the Embassy since August 2021, after being the Policy Director for Civil Society at the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). From 2012-2016 she was posted at the Norwegian Embassy in Lilongwe, responsible for managing the Norwegian support to Health and Education. She has worked as an adviser at the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation since 2003, with an emphasis on education and strengthening of civil society. In the period 1998-2003 she was at UNESCO, both in Paris and the regional office in Bangkok, as an associate expert and consultant working with inclusive education.
This important event will take up the main points that have been discussed during the conference and will embed them into the rich history of the Global Conferences on Child Labour. It will emphasize how we can learn from past experiences and strengthen collaboration to accelerate action to end child labour once and for all.