2019 Comoros Child Labor Report

Moderate Advancement In 2019, Comoros made a moderate advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. The National Assembly passed legislation authorizing the president to ratify the Palermo Protocol, which the president did in January 2020. Comoros also created the National Commission for Solidarity, Social Protection, and the Promotion of Gender to improve cooperation …

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2019 Madagascar Child Labor Report

Moderate Advancement In 2019, Madagascar made a moderate advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. The government published data on child labor and ratified International Labor Organization Convention C. 189 on Domestic Workers and the 2014 Protocol to the 1930 Convention on Forced Labor, both potentially relevant to addressing child labor. The Ministry of Labor also …

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Ambassador Michael Pelletier Meets President Andry Rajoelina

The new U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Madagascar, Michael Pelletier, presented his credentials to President Andry Rajoelina during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace on March 5, 2019. During the meeting, Ambassador Pelletier reiterated America’s ongoing partnership with Madagascar. The Ambassador also stated that he looks forward to working together with the government, as …

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USAID Hay Tao and USAID Mikajy Projects

New USAID Environment Projects Will Help Local Communities Lead The Way on Natural Resources Management A pair of 5-year projects will support national-level planning and local development in two key regions of Madagascar ANTANANARIVO — The U.S. Government, through the United State Agency for International Development (USAID), has officially launched two new projects benefiting Madagascar’s …

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