Algeria | Human Rights Abuses and Risks

EVIDENCE | Forced labor, child labor, and/or human trafficking in seafood

    U.S. Department of Labor
    2022 List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor
    U.S. Department of Labor
    2021 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor
    U.S. Department of State
    2022 Trafficking in Persons Report
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch
    Seafood Social Risk Tool Profile

    Additional civil society organization reports documenting human rights abuses:


    Risk factorStatusRelevance to risk of human rights abuses
    Flag of convenience
    (International Transport Workers Federation)
    NoFlags of Convenience are connected to the occurrence of human trafficking and forced labor in fishing. Vessels registered to Flag of Convenience states may lack a legitimate connection to the flag state and may be subject to less rigorous management and oversight by the flag state.
    Active yellow or red card for failing to tackle illegal fishing
    (European Union)
    NoThe European Union gives countries yellow and red cards for failing in their requirements under international law to take action against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. There is evidence linking IUU fishing to an increased risk of human trafficking and forced labor on board fishing vessels.
    Failure to ratify key treaties and international labor conventionsYesRatifying key treaties and international labor conventions indicates a country’s commitment to uphold international standards.
    Port State Measures AgreementRatified
    ILO C188 Work in Fishing ConventionRatified
    ILO Core Labor ConventionsNot ratified 2 of 10:
    1. Occupational Safety and Health (No. 155)
    2. Promotional Framework for OSH Convention (No. 187)