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Where does our chocolate come from?

Anti-Slavery Australia and the UTS Brennan Program invite you to find out exactly where your chocolate comes from.



Do you wonder where the cocoa in your chocolate comes from? And how it is produced? The consumption of chocolate in Australia is on a steady rise. Did you know that almost three-quarters of the pods for the key ingredient, cocoa butter, is harvested in the west African countries of Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana? Harvesting often relies on child labour, and with that comes slavery and human trafficking. When global supply chains lack transparency, we consumers are implicated in this slavery.



The UTS Brennan Justice and Leadership Program, in partnership with Anti-Slavery Australia, presents a panel discussion with representatives of chocolate companies, legal experts and activists for change. We will look at the response from the chocolate companies and the emergence of soft (and some hard) law.




DATE: Monday 28th May 2018


TIME: 5:30pm for 6:00pm start


VENUE: Moot Court, Ground Floor, UTS Faculty of Law, Quay Street, Haymarket


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