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January 2021

Public Procurement of ICT and electronics: Power of engagement and challenges of verification

28 January 2021, 16:00 - 17:30

The webinar is co-hosted by European Parliament vice presidents Heidi Hautala and Marcel Kolaja and co-organised by Electronics Watch and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability.

The main objective of the webinar is to demonstrate what kind of public procurement policies and practices are possible in information and communications technology (ICT)/electronics for public purchasers at the European Union, national, regional or local level.

The webinar will provide insights on:

  • Human rights and labour rights risks in the ICT/electronics hardware industry on the level of manufacturing and mining
  • Verification challenges in public procurement
  • Independent monitoring as a solution to the verification challenge and impact of independent monitoring for workers
  • Bottom-up investigations for supply chain transparency

To register, please follow this link.