France and Côte d’Ivoire made a strong commitment to ending forced labor at a roundtable discussion organized by Freedom United and hosted at the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations.
The Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Nicolas de Rivière, and the Deputy Permanent Representative of Côte d’Ivoire, H.E. Tiemoko Moriko, made opening remarks along with our Advocacy Officer, Herrana Addisu. Both countries stressed their countries’ commitment to honoring the ILO’s Forced Labour Protocol (P29), which France and Côte d’Ivoire both ratified.