School of Law

ILE Uzbekistan reporting raises “serious concerns”

19 September 2018

The Corruption of Human Rights Initiative has raised “serious concerns” over the methodology and ethical procedures employed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) over its third-party monitoring of forced child labour in Uzbekistan’s cotton harvest. ‘An Evaluation of ILO Third Party Monitoring in Uzbekistan’, published in partnership with Queen Mary’s International State Crime Initiative, reveals what claim to be material errors of fact, significant methodological flaws, and an ethical protocol that has breached the rights of vulnerable participants. Read the whole article here.