Free Trade In Textiles: A New Era For Sweatshops?
Time: Thursday, March 31, 12:15 - 1:25 p.m.
Location: 138 HH
Event Contact: Ona Hahs, [email protected] 734.997.0583
January 1, 2005 marked a huge change in the international trade of textiles and apparel with the expiration of the Multi-Fibre Arrangement (MFA). Will garment production now shift towards countries with horrific labor rights traditions? Or will this encourage labor rights in sweatshops worldwide? Come find out about the MFA and what role the University of Michigan is playing in the debate.
Come to this discussion of what may be the most important anti-sweatshop issue of our time! Sponsored by the International Law Society and President?s Committee on Labor Standards and Human Rights.
Added by arborupdate on March 29, 2005