Independent Monitoring for Public Procurement



2019 Feb 8

Monitoring Focus on Migrant Worker Recruitment and Forced Labour Risks

During the last two years Electronics Watch has monitored migrant worker recruitment channels from Myanmar to Thailand, focusing on one of the largest electronics employers of migrant workers in Thailand, to help detect and eliminate debt bondage and other forced labour risks.  Electronics Watch has recently expanded focus to the recruitment of migrant workers from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, and Nepal to electronics factories in both Malaysia and Thailand.

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2019 Feb 4

New and Improved Electronics Watch Website

Electronics Watch has launched its new and improved website, now also in French. We especially invite visitors to check out the new sections: "For Public Buyers" – a one-stop-shop for everything public buyers need to know about the Electronics Watch model of "contracting for change", including the Public Buyer Toolkit, and "Workers' Issues" - workers' stories highlighting the larger themes and challenges that form the core of the Electronics Watch Strategic Plan 2018-2020.

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The mission of Electronics Watch is to help public sector organisations work together, and collaborate with civil society monitors in production regions, to protect the rights of workers in their electronics supply chains.

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Electronics Watch
is participating in
the following events

27th February 2019, Barcelona

Mobile Social Congress 2019

Organised by SETEM Catalunya. Electronics Watch will participate on a panel on public procurement and labour rights in the electronics industry.