Learn from peers and boost your due diligence on sourcing in Turkey!

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The learning seminar is closed for registration. Do you have any questions, please feel free to send an e-mail to Frederike Meijer / info@kaesign.nl

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Dutch Agreement for Sustainable Garments and Textile and Fair Wear Foundation present:

Learning Seminar for Garment and Textile Brands: ‘Sourcing responsibly in Turkey. How to do due diligence?’
At 14th of March 2019
From 10-17.30 hrs
At SER, Bezuidenhoutseweg 60, The Hague

Organised by the Dutch Agreement for Sustainable Garments & Textile (AGT) in cooperation with Fair Wear Foundation (FWF), supported by the AGT Turkey Taskforce.

Learn from Turkey experts, exchange with peers and boost your due diligence on sourcing in Turkey!

Receive guidance and tools to define your action plan on Turkey issues such as
- Syrian refugees and child labour
- Purchasing practices
- Freedom of organisation and complaint handling
- Subcontracting

- Sourcing dialogue (supplier engagement in Turkish context)

AGT Signatories and FWF members sourcing in Turkey are called to participate.
Participation will also be open to members of the German Textil Buendnis, FLA, ETI and Amfori.
After the seminar you will know how to integrate Turkey risks into your Due Diligence plans and plan your follow-up actions.

Language: English


Programme Learning Seminar for Garment and Textile Brands
‘Sourcing responsibly in Turkey. How to do due diligence?"

Chair of the day: Pierre Hupperts, Chair of the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile

Programme

9.30 hours
Registration, coffee

10.00 hours
Welcome by Pierre Hupperts

10.20 hours
Opening by Sylvia Deepen, Deputy Consul General / Head of Economic Department
Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Istanbul

10.30 hours
Introduction to the Agreement, due diligence and the relevance of Turkey to the Dutch sector,
by Ruth Vermeulen, secretariat Agreement

10.45 hours
Situation and challenges of the Turkish sector,
by Selin Basarir, Turkey country representative, Fair Wear Foundation

11.00 hours
Table discussions

11.15 hours
Coffee break

11.35 hours
Turkey due diligence risks by ETI and FLA
- Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) on purchasing practices & Turkey, by Martin Buttle
- Fair Labour Association (FLA)
on Syrian refugees, child labour, by Alpay Celikel

12.15 – 13.15 hours
Lunch

13.15 – 13.30 hours
Best Practice living wage
by Mini Rodini & supplier

13.30 – 14.30 hours
Workshop at round tables - round 1 –
Due diligence risks on specific themes, tools & possible actions by brands

14.30 hours
Brand Panel, with a.o
From Turkey: Ms Bayhamran Boyer from Esprit, Mr Enes Un from Adidas
From head offices: Aleix Gonzalez Busquests (C&A)

15.00 hours
Tea break

15.30 hours
Workshop at round tables - round 2-
Due diligence risks on specific themes, tools & possible actions by brands

16.30 hours
Highlights Round table insights

16.45 hours
Closure and drinks




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