The Sugar Cane Agroindustry of Guatemala, due to its commitment to eradicating child labor, was part of the presentation of the 2023 Regional Campaign for the Prevention of Child Labor in the Central American Sugar Sector.
The event, organized by the Association of Sugar Producers of Central America – AICA, took place in San Salvador, El Salvador, and involved the participation of regional representatives from the International Labor Organization – ILO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – UNESCO, and representatives from the sugar associations of Central America.
The Regional Campaign for the Prevention of Child Labor in the Central American Sugar Sector continues with the slogan “I take care of you” as an invitation to all individuals and sectors to take responsibility for protecting children as they are the future.
The Association of Sugar Producers of Central America – AICA – will work in coordination with the ILO and the Regional Initiative for Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labor to access tools for eradicating and raising awareness about child labor.
The Sugar Cane Agroindustry of Guatemala is firmly committed to promoting sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all. This 2023 regional campaign for the prevention of child labor is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, specifically Goal 8.7, which focuses on the elimination of child labor in all its forms by 2025.