Past Meetup

The Chocolate Case - Film & Discussion - FREE!

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Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

London School of Economics · London

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Look for my small turquoise and black pattern scarf (see Anthony’s profile photo) inside.

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Please note that this event is organised by Anthony from the Anthony’s cultural events Meetup.
Is eating chocolate linked to child slavery? Watch this entertaining and shocking documentary film about the journalists investigating global chocolate production.

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, LSE IDEAS, United Nations Cinema and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands present a screening of The Chocolate Case, followed by a panel discussion on the links between responsible business, consumers, and modern day slavery

Arjen Boekhold (@ArjenBoekhold) is Choco Inspirator at Tony’s Chocolonely.

Marjolein Busstra is a Legal Counsel at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She is a human rights lawyer, focusing on cyber, new technologies and business and human rights.

Charlotte Williams is Head of Child’s Rights and Business at Unicef, UK.

Mary Martin is Director of the UN Business and Human Security Initiative at LSE IDEAS.

LSE IDEAS (@lseideas) is LSE's foreign policy think tank. They connect academic knowledge of diplomacy and strategy with the people who use it.

United Nations Cinema series (@CineONU) is organised by the UN Regional Information Centre. Now in its 10th year, the series has been screening documentary films on global issues with the aim of raising awareness of the work of the United Nations, and through awareness, inspiring people to make a difference.

Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in London; the Netherlands is a great supporter of human rights and promotes sustainable and inclusive growth worldwide. In 2018 the Kingdom of the Netherlands is one of the 15 members of the UN Security Council, through which it contributes to international peace and security.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEChocolate

MEETING POINT: Inside where the event is taking place.

COST: Free.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Seats are first come first served. Be EARLY or you may not get in. The film starts at 6:30.
I'll have a small turquoise and black pattern scarf (see my profile photo) to begin with.
This is a joint meetup for 'ANTHONY'S CULTURAL EVENTS AND WALKING ACTIVITIES GROUP' and 'The Chocolate Club'.

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