Australian Government launches National Action Plan on trafficking and slavery
UN Global Compact Network Australia | December 2, 2014
On 2 December, the Australian Government launched the National Action Plan to Combat Trafficking and Slavery 2015-19. The Plan includes four pillars that focus on prevention, detection, compliance and victim support and protection.
The Plan notes the crucial role of business in addressing the causes of trafficking, including through labour exploitation in supply chains.
More information on the National Action Plan can be found here.
The UN Global Compact has developed a range of resources to help businesses eliminate all forms of forced and compulsory labour, including in supply chains, which can be accessed here.