This Tuesday (17th of May), civil society organizations from four countries held a virtual workshop on assessing gender due diligence, using the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the Due Diligence Guide, both documents from the OECD (Organization for International Cooperation and Development Economic). The event starts at 11 am (Brasilia time), with broadcast in Portuguese, English and Spanish. Register at this link.
The workshop is promoted by OECD Watch, Proyecto de Derechos Económicos Sociales y Culturales (ProDESC, Mexico), Development Labor Program (PLADES, Peru), Conectas Human Rights (Brazil) and Swedwatch (Sweden).
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During the event, people will study the gender-related impacts caused by multinational companies (MNCs), based on real cases presented by civil society in Mexico, Peru and Brazil. The Brazilian participation will focus on impacts on coffee plantation workers, under conditions similar to slavery.