Invitation: Press Conference on Labour Rights Violation in the Palm Oil Global Supply Chain

by | Nov 19, 2020 | Report and Publication

We cordially invite you to participate in the press conference to discuss the alleged violations of labour rights in the palm oil plantation in Indonesia raised by the trade unions.

The press conference will be held to demand responsibility of the Buyers and the Parent Companies. This activity will focus on findings of violations of basic labor rights in the global supply chain of the palm oil industry, especially in East Kalimantan (PT. Citra Agro Kencana, PT. Kutai Agro Lestari, PT. Suryabumi Tunggal Perkasa, and PT. Jaya Mandiri Sukses) and in South Sumatra (PT. Agro Kati Lama).

Date : Friday, 20 November 2020
Time : 2 pm Jakarta/ 7 am UTC
Language : Indonesia (main language) and interpretation (English and German)
Registration : (Zoom application)


1) TPOLS Network Coordinator, Rizal Assalam “The Trend of Labour Rights Violation in the Palm Oil Global Supply Chain”

2) Serikat Pekerja Nasional (SPN/ National Labor Union) DPC Kalimantan Timur, “Labour Rights Violations in the Plantations in East Kalimantan”

3) Serikat Buruh Sawit Sejahtera (SBSS/ Sawit Sejahtera Labor Union) Musi Rawas, “Labour Rights Violations in the Plantations in South Sumatera”

4) Koalisi Buruh Sawit (KBS) Coordinator, Hotler ‘Zidane’ Parsaroan, “The Deepening of Exploitation in the Plantation through the Implementation of Omnibus Law”

5) Lecturer of Political Science of University of Indonesia, Samuel Goeltom, “The Practice of Business and Human Rights in the context of palm oil plantation”

6) Solidar Suisse, Simone Wasmann, “Buyers’ Responsibility in the Palm Oil Global Supply Chain”

For any inquiries please contact [email protected] 

Thank you,

Transnational Palm Oil Labour Solidarity (TPOLS) Network 


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