ISCO Learning Conference

The National Initiatives on Sustainable Cocoa in Europe (ISCOs) are glad to announce a jointly organized live learning conference that will take place in Brussels on September 1st.

In the past years, the ISCOs have increasingly aligned and bundled efforts for a more sustainable chocolate sector. In their Memorandum of Understanding, the ISCOs defined as one of their goals “to promote the exchange of information and knowledge amongst their members”. The ISConference will contribute to this ambition, featuring panels and presentations by ISCO members and other high level speakers on the four common challenges of the ISCOs:

  • To enhance the transparency in the cocoa value chain;
  • To contribute to a living income for cocoa farmers and their families;
  • To halt cocoa-related deforestation and promote sustainable reforestation and biodiversity in cocoa producing countries;
  • To end the worst forms of child labor and forced labor in the cocoa value chain.

Practical Information

The conference will take place in the KBR (keizerslaan 4, 1000) in Brussels on September 1st from 10am-4.30pm CET. Lunch and coffee breaks are foreseen for all participants.

The conference is open to all partners and members of the four National Initiatives on Sustainable Cocoa. Simultaneous translation into English – French and French – English will be foreseen. For those who are not able to attend in person, a live stream of the conference will also be available.

Agenda & Registrations

A detailed agenda and registration link will be shared with all ISCO partners and members start of June.