Illegally mined gold represents 77% of gold mined in Ecuador, 80% of gold mined in Colombia and 80-90% in Venezuela. Illegal gold mining employs hundreds of thousands of workers across Latin America, many of whom are extremely vulnerable to labour exploitation and human trafficking, and it provides funding to organised crime groups and terrorism across the region.

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The private sector and modern slavery
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Why is the private sector so important in the fight against modern slavery?

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Responsible Recruitment vs. Human Trafficking of Migrant Workers
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When: June 9, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Public and private employment agencies, when appropriately regulated, play an important role in ensuring opportunities for productive employment and decent work, and promoting the efficient and equitable functioning of labour markets. However, concerns have been raised about the growing role...

Partnering on Anti-Trafficking: The Key to Successful Corporate Collaboration
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When: January 26, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

To celebrate the launch of the updated Interactive Map for Business of Anti-Human Trafficking Organizations and Initiatives (https://www.modernslaverymap.org/), the webinar will showcase successful anti-trafficking partnerships between business and non-profit organizations or initiatives. This one-hour session will convene businesses, anti-trafficking organizations, experts,...

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“The Public-Private Partnership in the Fight Against Human Trafficking” Conference
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When: July 19, 2017 – July 21, 2017 all-day

Organized by the OSCE Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings (OSR/CTHB), in co-operation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Conference on “Public-Private Partnership in the Fight Against Human...

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