Marco Dubbelt has been working towards addressing child labour, forced labour and gender inequalities in different settings and countries, with a focus on child labour in global supply chains. He has a law degree from the University of Maastricht with a special focus on international law. He is the officer in charge for Global March Against Child Labour where he is engaged in advocacy and developing strategies for addressing child labour. Marco is an active member of the Global Coordinating Group of the Alliance 8.7 and different other international and national initiatives for eliminating child labour. He is also part of the several multi stakeholder initiatives on international responsible business. He wants to make a better connection between the efforts on eliminating child labour in global supply chains and the work at the grassroots.
The event aims to share knowledge and exchange best practices on how to eliminate child labour in key value chain sectors exposed to increasingly global challenges.