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.
The exercise was done with some social workers from the field to understand their thoughts, feelings and unexpressed emotions using visual imagery. Sometimes verbalizing the internal emotional experience during a stressful period becomes difficult. ...Read More
Watch Kyle Ballard's presentation "Zero, Some, or Zero-Sum: Exploring Trade-Offs in Identifying Human Trafficking Among Migration Flows" below. Kyle is the Senior Coordinator for Reports and Political Affairs in the U.S. Department of State’s Offi...Read More
The story of Kitwana is an original animated film by HAART Kenya inspired by a real story from one of the survivors that HAART supported. The story is about a boy who was trafficked into forced labour in Kenya. The film was directed and animated by ...Read More
The ILO’s Flagship International Program on the Elimination of Child Labour and Forced Labour (IPEC+) has ongoing operations in 62 countries, all of which are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program has developed business continuity plans t...Read More