This virtual webinar, a side-event to the High-Level Political Forum, explored the role of sustainable finance in addressing modern slavery and human trafficking, with a particular focus on lessons learned from the COVID-19 era. Featuring keynote remarks from  H.E. Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, the event considered how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated people’s vulnerability to labour exploitation and trafficking, the impact it is having on survivors of modern slavery, and the risks it poses for migrant workers in particular, before then exploring the key role the financial sector has to play in fostering effective action to address these issues.

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Covid-19 & Dormitory Safety: Prevention
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To promote “Safe Living in Dormitories”, this video informs employers and workers (particularly migrant workers) on steps that can be taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (and other viruses), keep common areas safe and ensure the well-being o...Read More

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Human trafficking during Covid-19 pandemic
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Human trafficking impacts individual health (e.g. traumatic injury, infections, unwanted pregnancy, malnutrition, exposure to toxins, PTSD and depression) and results in family strife/disintegration, community bias/discrimination, business drive for...Read More

COVID-19 Impacts on the Labour Migration and Mobility of Young Women and Girls in South-East Asia and the Pacific
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The IOM project “Supporting Brighter Futures: Young Women and Girls and Labour Migration in South-East Asia and the Pacific” resulted in a 2019 publication of the same name. Six experts contributed papers exploring issues that ranged from the ro...Read More

New technologies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Tackling Human Trafficking
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When: January 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This introduction webinar for the RESPECT Webinar Series 2017 New technologies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Tackling Human Trafficking was held on 8th December 2016. How are new technologies and innovations impacting human trafficking? How can new technologies and innovation address and combat human...