SAVE THE DATE: 10th OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector
The 10th OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector will be held on 21st -22nd February 2024, at the OECD Conference Center in Paris and online.
The event brings together representatives from government, business, labor unions, civil society, and international organizations to discuss challenges, risks, and solutions related to the application of due diligence in global Garment and Footwear supply chains.
A common topic of discussion will be the OECD Guide for Due Diligence in Garment and Footwear.
The forum also aims to foster alignment between governments and industry initiatives regarding business expectations.
SIDE SESSIONS. CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector will be accompanied by virtual side sessions prepared and hosted by organizations other than the OECD (intergovernmental organizations, governments, businesses, trade unions, civil society, multilateral initiatives).
The side sessions will take place 19th, 20th and 23rd February 2024.
Side sessions will be conducted in virtual mode (discussion, workshop, consultation, etc.).
Once the sessions have been selected, scheduled, and their respective agendas published, the OECD will take no further role in them.
Interested organizations are invited to submit proposals. For more information.
Deadline for submitting proposals: 22nd October 2023
For more information on OECD's work:
Due Diligence Checker: A tool for companies and initiatives to self-verify their business practices and requirements against the OECD Garment and Footwear Guide.
RBC e-Learning Academy: A free, self-directed e-learning course to deepen understanding of the due diligence recommendations in the OECD Apparel and Footwear Guide.