The first webinar of the 2018 series will introduce the topic “The Human Trafficking – Organized Crime Nexus: Intersections, Vulnerabilities, and Analysis for the Private Sector,” and outline the webinar series for the coming months.
Transnational organized crime groups make a thorough use of private sector networks to commit, harbour, launder and facilitate criminal activities. Human trafficking is a significant issue in consumer markets and very often aligned with other forms of organized crime, such as money laundering, environmental crime, smuggling of counterfeit goods and drug trafficking. Additionally, issues like migration and associations with terrorist organizations also play a role within the human trafficking nexus.
This webinar series will explore how human trafficking can intersect with these other forms of organized crime and provide promising practices, strategies, and responses to alleviate further vulnerabilities for the private sector.
Forced labour is a recognised issue in open ocean fishing, but historically the scale of this crime has been very hard to track. When a joint research team from Global Fishing Watch, emLab at UC Santa Barbara, and Liberty Shared was trying to find o...Read More
The Secret Gardeners, created by Animage Films and Oscar-nominated animator Erica Russell, aims to inform professionals about the plight of children who are forced by organised crime gangs to grow drugs in houses across the UK but who often face crim...Read More
On the occasion of the EU Anti-Trafficking Day, one of the RESPECT founding organisations, the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime co-organized a high-level conference on “Human Trafficking and Human Rights – Access to Rights for Victims of Human Trafficking” with...