When:
December 31, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2015-12-31T16:00:00+01:00
2015-12-31T18:00:00+01:00

According to the International Labour Organization and other sources, labour exploitation currently makes up the largest percentage of those who are trafficked. Some of the world’s greatest landmarks and feats of agriculture have been built through exploited labour. Today, more than 1000 migrant workers have already died in the preparation of stadiums and venues for the 2018 World Cup.

What is already being done by the construction industry to develop and implement anti-trafficking measures to prevent and prohibit labour trafficking? What can be done in the future? And how can the private sector and anti-trafficking actors work together to create effective interventions in today’s global economy?

The webinar features a panel of experts including:

  • Houtan Homayounpour, Senior Programmeand Operations Officer, Special Action Programme Combatting Forced Labour, International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Ray Jureidini, PhD, Professor, Migration Ethics and Human Rights Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar
  • Declan Croucher, Director, Verité

As part of the programming of Babson’s Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, we are co-sponsoring this global webinar series with the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime focused on emerging issues surrounding human trafficking and promising anti-trafficking practices within the private sector. This webinar series is also supported by the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) at George Mason University and through sponsorship by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP.

We were live-tweeting the meeting via the @GI_TOC account, with the hashtag: #GITrafficking.

post

page

attachment

revision

nav_menu_item

custom_css

customize_changeset

oembed_cache

user_request

wp_block

acf-field-group

acf-field

ai1ec_event

Fighting Human Trafficking in Conflict: 10 Ideas for Action by the United Nations Security Council
Videos

An estimated 45.8 million people live in modern slavery. The International Labour Organization estimates that global profits from forced labour surpass US$150 billion per annum, suggesting that slavery, forced labour and human trafficking are more pr...Read More

TAGS: Global
Human Trafficking and the Extractive Industry: Environmental Degradation & Human Rights Challenges
VideosWebinarsEvents

When: March 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The extractive industry is highly vulnerable to human rights abuses and environmental crime, such as human trafficking along with the uncontrolled use of toxic substances and deforestation. The sourcing of goods from geographically remote locations and often convoluted supply chains...

Cotton – child labour & human rights abuses
Videos

What is the real cost of our cheap cotton clothes? Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) exposes the devastating reality of cotton production in Uzbekistan. The video can be accessed at the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) dedicated webp...Read More

Modern slavery facts and figures
Videos

There are more slaves today than in any other time in history. Do you know how many there are and where they are found? Disclaimer: this video is based on 2016 data

TAGS: Global