Tuesday, 4th September 2012

Opening Ceremony to be presided over by the HE Joyce Banda

Wednesday, 5th September 2012

Session 1: Conference objectives, methodology and thematic areas (8:00 – 10:00)
Session 2: Session 2: Parallel sessions of four thematic areas (10:00-12:30)
Parallel Session 1: The nature and complexity of child labour in agriculture in Malawi
Parallel Session 2: Agricultural development and child labour in agriculture in Malawi
Parallel Session 3: Multi-stakeholder partnerships and child labour in Malawi
Parallel Session 4: Child labour in agriculture and political will in Malawi
Session 3: Feedback from parallel sessions and discussions in plenary (13:30 – 14:10)
Session 4: Presentation of the Activity Plan for better addressing Child Labour in Agriculture in Malawi (14:10 – 15:30)
Session 5: Parallel sessions on sectoral strategies discussion (15:45-17:45)
Tea, Tobacco, Sugar and other crops/sectors

Thursday, 6th September 2012

Recap (08:00 – 09:00)
Session 6: Sectoral presentations and plans, discussion (9:00 – 12:00)
Launch of the Child labour Guide for the Employers (13:45 – 13:55)
Adoption/endorsement of Priority Action Plan for addressing child labour in agriculture in Malawi (13:45-14:30)
Presentation of the Communiqué by PS Labour, Wezi Kayira (14:30-14:45)
Official closing ceremony (14:45-15:00)