The BHRE, the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) and Electronics Watch are organising the third Greenwich Symposium on responsible public procurement. This year we will be focusing on Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Human Rights Risks in the Global Supply Chain.
The event will feature three round tables on: Labour Rights Organisations; Policy, Regulation and Advocacy and Public Buyers. Confirmed speakers include members of the labour rights organisations: Labour Education and Service Network (Hong Kong); Economic Rights Institute (Hong Kong); Civil Initiatives for Development and Peace (India) and the Multicultural Centre of Prague (Czech Republic). We will also be joined by the international NGOs Electronics Watch and Anti-Slavery International; Unicef; the UK Gangmasters Licencing Authority; the OSCE; the International Learning Lab on Procurement and Human Rights and a highly committed group of public buyers including Transport for London, LUPC, Advanced Universities Procurement Consortium, London Borough of Harrow, One Housing and Stockholm County Council. Baroness Lola Young of Hornsey, OBE, will deliver the keynote speech.