Three bold Dutch journalists uncover child labour in the cocoa production chain, which triggers them to try to persuade large corporations to end these unethical practices once and for all. Scorned and rejected by the industry, and having sought in vain to become imprisoned for their cause, the trio sets out on a mission to develop the first ‘slave-free’ chocolate bar known as ‘Tony’s Chocolonely’ – now one of Holland’s leading chocolate brands.
To register, click here. Due to the large number of no-shows, we kindly ask you to register only if you are able to attend our event.
This film is in English, French, Dutch and German with English subtitles. Runtime: 90 minutes.
The screening of 'The Chocolate Case' will be introduced by Ms Meline Arakelian, Deputy Ambassador of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Belgium.
The film will be followed by a panel discussion with:
Ynzo van Zanten - Chief Evangelist at Tony's Chocolonely
Irene Wintermayr - Policy Officer at ILO
Barbara Caracciolo - Sustainable Development Coordinator at Solidar
Moderated by Carlos Jimenez, UNRIC
The screening will be accompanied by a chocolate surprise. Registration on the night starts at 18:30 - doors close at 19:15.