Co-operative agreement to improve working conditions in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan.Cotton SCCIPE and government cooperation program.11.2023.CIPE  98Organisations campaigning to improve conditions in the Uzbek textile industry have received a boost with the signing of a two-year memorandum of co-operation that aims to improve working environments and prevent forced labour.

The co-operative agreement, which will work to promote transparency and commitments to labour rights by creating a dialogue between cotton enterprises, global brands, government agencies and worker representatives, has been signed by such bodies as the US-based Center for International Private Enterprise, the Association of Cotton-Textile Clusters of Uzbekistan, the Solidarity Center and the Uzbek Ministry of Employment.

For the full story, see the February 2024 edition of Textiles Eastern Europe.


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