Ending Forced Labor Committee Resources

Ending Forced Labor (Articles and Online Resources)

Our briefing paper includes a statement of the problem, history of the problem, key challenges, and possible solutions to guide delegates in their initial research. The briefing paper includes key facts on the topic, a set of Questions to Consider (from the perspective of your assigned country), and a helpful glossary of topic-specific vocabulary words. Click to access.

This helpful resource provides offers resources on modern-day slavery, including a few essays on the topic.  The infographic offers country breakdowns of forced labor prevalence, vulnerability, government response, and import risk. Click the “Data” tab for country breakdowns and data maps. Click to access.

Visit this link about the ILO’s history with regards to rights and labor standards and scroll down (2/3rds of the way) to quickly see which ILO conventions and protocols your assigned country has (or hasn’t) signed on to as of January 2019.  Click to access.

Ending Forced Labor (Video Links)

This helpful video explains what modern slavery is and how forced labor is an important component. Click to access.

A TEDX talk that helps viewers better understand forced and child labor and the role that they personally play. Click to access.

Ending Forced Labor (Mobile App)

Produced by the US Department of Labor, this app empowers users with knowledge about child and forced labor around the world.  You can easily sort data by region, country, assessment level, good, and type of exploitation. Click to access.

A TEDX talk that helps viewers better understand forced and child labor and the role that they personally play. Click to access.