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Pro­fes­sor Michel Veuthey

Ambas­sador of the Sov­er­eign Order of Mal­ta to mon­i­tor and com­bat human trafficking.

San­dra Norak

Sur­vivor of the “Lover Boy” Method to Traf­fick Women into Pros­ti­tu­tion. Norak ist Mit­glied von Sis­ters e.V.

Bri­an Iselin

for­mer Aus­tralian sol­dier and fed­er­al agent, Founder of Gene­va-based Slave Free Trade, a non­prof­it work­ing on lever­ag­ing the might of the blockchain to rid the world of slave labor.

Inge Bell

Ger­man human rights activist, entre­pre­neur and sec­ond chair­per­son of the women’s rights orga­ni­za­tion Terre des Femmes and the Bavar­i­an branch of the aid orga­ni­za­tion Solwodi.

Sr. Lea Ackermann

Founder of SOLWODI, an inter­na­tion­al asso­ci­a­tion that helps women in emer­gency situations.

John Antho­ny McCarthy

Chair of the Catholic Arch­dio­cese of Syd­ney Anti-Slav­ery Task­force Exec­u­tive Team, Aus­tralian Ambas­sador to the Holy See from 2012 to 2016, QC, Queens Coun­sel at the NSW Bar and a bar­ris­ter in Sydney.

Cristi­na Duranti

Direc­tor of GSIF Good Shep­herd Inter­na­tion­al Foun­da­tion which won the Thom­son Reuters Foun­da­tion Stop Slav­ery Award for their work fight­ing the exploita­tion of chil­dren forced to work in mines in DR Congo.

Don For­tu­na­to Di Noto

Catholic Sicil­ian priest (Avola – 1963), Pres­i­dent of Meter Asso­ci­a­tion. In the dark and insid­i­ous part of the web he is engaged in the fight against the crime of pedophil­ia and child pornog­ra­phy. Mem­ber of the tech­ni­cal table of the Nation­al Obser­va­to­ry against pedophil­ia and online child pornog­ra­phy of the Ital­ian Pres­i­den­cy of the Coun­cil of Min­is­ters. Mem­ber of the inter-insti­tu­tion­al tech­ni­cal Group for the Fight against Pedophil­ia and Child Pornog­ra­phy of the Sici­ly Region. Mem­ber of the Sci­en­tif­ic Com­mit­tee of the Ital­ian Postal and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Police. 

Shawn Kohl

Direc­tor for Cen­tral and East­ern Europe for Inter­na­tion­al Jus­tice Mis­sion, a human rights agency that secures jus­tice for vic­tims of slav­ery, sex­u­al exploita­tion and oth­er forms of vio­lent oppres­sion. IJM lawyers, inves­ti­ga­tors and after­care pro­fes­sion­als work with local gov­ern­ments to ensure vic­tim res­cue, to pros­e­cute per­pe­tra­tors and to strength­en the com­mu­ni­ty and civic fac­tors that pro­mote func­tion­ing pub­lic jus­tice systems.

Sr. Mir­jam Beike

Rep­re­sen­ta­tive at the UN in Gene­va for the Sis­ters of Our Lady of Char­i­ty of the Good Shep­herd. She worked 30 years with sur­vivors of traf­fick­ing in Ger­many and Alba­nia. She is a workig board mem­ber of RENATE and of the Alliance of NGOs on Crime Pre­ven­tion and Crim­i­nal Justice.

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16

Tuesday

16.02.2021

 

18:00 -

 

20:00

(CET)

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ENGLISH VERSION:

FRENCH SUB-TITLED VERSION:

WHERE ARE WE NOW? — INTERNATIONAL PROSECUTION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Speak­ers:

Pro­fes­sor Michel Veuthey, Mod­er­a­tor, Ambas­sador of the Sov­er­eign Order of Mal­ta to Mon­i­tor and Com­bat Traf­fick­ing in Persons

Mor­gane Nicot, Dis­cus­sant, UNODC Crim­i­nal Jus­tice Offi­cer, Team Leader, Knowl­edge Devel­op­ment / Human Traf­fick­ing & Migrant Smuggling

Kevin Hyland, 30 years expe­ri­ence of police inves­ti­ga­tion. From 2010, Head for the estab­lish­ment of the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Police Human Traf­fick­ing response in UK and from 2014 to May 2018, first Inde­pen­dent Anti-Slav­ery Com­mis­sion­er for the UK gov­ern­ment, from 2018, Ireland’s rep­re­sen­ta­tive to the Coun­cil of Europe Inde­pen­dent Group of Experts for Traf­fick­ing (Gre­ta). Cur­rent­ly Chair of the Lead­er­ship Group for Respon­si­ble Recruit­ment (the lever­age of major inter­na­tion­al brands to pro­mote respon­si­ble recruit­ment prac­tices in the way that migrant work­ers are recruit­ed) and senior advi­sor for the San­ta Mar­ta Group (Church and Law Enforce­ment Com­bat­ting Mod­ern Slavery)

Dr. Olivia Smith, Human Traf­fick­ing Spe­cial­ist, present­ly Project Lead, TIP Nation­al Action Plan (Traf­fick­ing In Per­sons Report), Bar­ba­dos, Amer­i­can Bar Asso­ci­a­tion Rule of Law Ini­tia­tive (ABA ROLI). She served for sev­er­al years in var­i­ous capac­i­ties with­in the Gov­ern­ment of Bar­ba­dos, the CARICOM Sec­re­tari­at (Caribbean Com­mu­ni­ty) and as Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the Caribbean Anti-Human Traf­fick­ing Foundation

Bri­an Iselin, for­mer Aus­tralian sol­dier and fed­er­al agent, Founder of Gene­va-based Slave Free Trade, a non­prof­it work­ing on lever­ag­ing the might of the blockchain to rid the world of slave labor

23

Tuesday

23.02.2021

 

18:00 -

 

20:00

(CET)

 

WHAT CAN BE DONE? — INTERNATIONAL PROSECUTION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Speak­ers:

Pro­fes­sor Michel Veuthey, Mod­er­a­tor, Ambas­sador of the Sov­er­eign Order of Mal­ta to Mon­i­tor and Com­bat Traf­fick­ing in Persons

Ambas­sador Elis­a­beth Tichy, Chair of the Unit­ed Nations Human Rights Coun­cil since Decem­ber 2019, Per­ma­nent Rep­re­sen­ta­tive of Aus­tria to the Unit­ed Nations Office at Gene­va since Decem­ber 2017, for­mer Direc­tor Gen­er­al for Legal and Con­sular Affairs at the Fed­er­al Min­istry for Europe, Inte­gra­tion and For­eign Affairs. Ambas­sador Tichy-Fisslberg­er has been the first Aus­tri­an Nation­al Coor­di­na­tor on Com­bat­ting Human Traf­fick­ing as well as Pres­i­dent of the Aus­tri­an Task Force on Com­bat­ting Human Traf­fick­ing since 2009

Kevin Hyland, 30 years expe­ri­ence of police inves­ti­ga­tion. From 2010, Head for the estab­lish­ment of the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Police Human Traf­fick­ing response in UK and from 2014 to May 2018, first Inde­pen­dent Anti-Slav­ery Com­mis­sion­er for the UK gov­ern­ment, from 2018, Ireland’s rep­re­sen­ta­tive to the Coun­cil of Europe Inde­pen­dent Group of Experts for Traf­fick­ing (Gre­ta). Cur­rent­ly Chair of the Lead­er­ship Group for Respon­si­ble Recruit­ment (the lever­age of major inter­na­tion­al brands to pro­mote respon­si­ble recruit­ment prac­tices in the way that migrant work­ers are recruit­ed) and senior advi­sor for the San­ta Mar­ta Group (Church and Law Enforce­ment Com­bat­ting Mod­ern Slavery)

Jen­nifer Richard­son, Direc­tor of the Provin­cial Anti-Human Traf­fick­ing Coor­di­na­tion Office housed in the Ontario Min­istry of Com­mu­ni­ty and Social Ser­vices (MCSS, estab­lished to over­see and coor­di­nate the imple­men­ta­tion of Ontario’s Strat­e­gy to End Human Traf­fick­ing across gov­ern­ment) — for­mer HT victim

Peter Wil­iams, Prin­ci­pal Advi­sor on Mod­ern Slav­ery for Inter­na­tion­al Jus­tice Mis­sion (IJM), lead­ing IJM’s cen­ter of excel­lence in address­ing slav­ery and devel­op­ing glob­al­ly applic­a­ble best prac­tices from IJM’s exten­sive pro­gram­mat­ic expe­ri­ence world­wide. Peter has ten years’ counter-slav­ery expe­ri­ence with IJM in the field, hav­ing led two IJM field offices in com­bat­ting mod­ern slav­ery. Peter has a Ba/LLB(Hons) from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Auck­land, New Zealand and began his career as a Crown Pros­e­cu­tor in Auckland

Bri­an Iselin, for­mer Aus­tralian sol­dier and fed­er­al agent, Founder of Gene­va-based Slave Free Trade, a non­prof­it work­ing on lever­ag­ing the might of the blockchain to rid the world of slave labor

02

Tuesday

02.03.2021

 

18:00 -

 

20:00

(CET)

 

BEST PRACTICES — INTERNATIONAL PROSECUTION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Speak­ers:

Pro­fes­sor Michel Veuthey, Mod­er­a­tor, Ambas­sador of the Sov­er­eign Order of Mal­ta to Mon­i­tor and Com­bat Traf­fick­ing in Persons

Sr. Mir­jam Beike, Dis­cus­sant, Rep­re­sen­ta­tive at the UN in Gene­va for the Sis­ters of Our Lady of Char­i­ty of the Good Shep­herd (RGS) — board mem­ber of RENATE and of the Alliance of NGOs on Crime Pre­ven­tion and Crim­i­nal Justice

Msgr. Marce­lo Sánchez Soron­do, Argen­tine Catholic bish­op, Chan­cel­lor of the Pon­tif­i­cal Acad­e­my of Sci­ences and the Pon­tif­i­cal Acad­e­my of Social Sciences

Pro­fes­sor Faus­to Pocar, Hon­orary Pres­i­dent, Inter­na­tion­al Insti­tute of Human­i­tar­i­an Law, Pro­fes­sor of Inter­na­tion­al Law at the Law Fac­ul­ty of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Milan. Judge of the Inter­na­tion­al Crim­i­nal Tri­bunal for the for­mer Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, Pres­i­dent of the Tri­bunal from 2005 to 2008. Judge of the Appeals Cham­ber of the Inter­na­tion­al Crim­i­nal Tri­bunal for Rwan­da (ICTR). In 2017, Pocar was appoint­ed Judge ad hoc of the Inter­na­tion­al Court of Jus­tice (ICJ) in the case between Ukraine and the Russ­ian Federation

Mor­gane Nicot,UNODC Crim­i­nal Jus­tice Offi­cer, Team Leader, Knowl­edge Devel­op­ment / Human Traf­fick­ing & Migrant Smuggling

Bri­an Iselin, for­mer Aus­tralian sol­dier and fed­er­al agent, Founder of Gene­va-based Slave Free Trade, a non­prof­it work­ing on lever­ag­ing the might of the blockchain to rid the world of slave labor

Don For­tu­na­to Di Noto, Catholic Sicil­ian priest (Avola – 1963), Pres­i­dent of Meter Asso­ci­a­tion. In the dark and insid­i­ous part of the web he is engaged in the fight against the crime of pedophil­ia and child pornog­ra­phy. Mem­ber of the tech­ni­cal table of the Nation­al Obser­va­to­ry against pedophil­ia and online child pornog­ra­phy of the Ital­ian Pres­i­den­cy of the Coun­cil of Min­is­ters. Mem­ber of the inter-insti­tu­tion­al tech­ni­cal Group for the Fight against Pedophil­ia and Child Pornog­ra­phy of the Sici­ly Region. Mem­ber of the Sci­en­tif­ic Com­mit­tee of the Ital­ian Postal and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Police

13

Tuesday

13.04.2021

 

18:00 -

 

19:30

(CET)

 

ENGLISH VERSION:

DEMAND AS ROOT CAUSE FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING – SEX TRAFFICKING & PROSTITUTION

OPENING REMARKS — DEMAND’S RESPONSIBLITY: Pro­fes­sor Michel Veuthey, Ambas­sador of the Sov­er­eign Order of Mal­ta to Mon­i­tor and Com­bat Traf­fick­ing in Persons

Speak­ers:

Sr. Mir­jam Beike, RGS, Moderator

INTRODUCTION ON DEMAND’S ROLE: Bri­an Iselin, Founder of Gene­va-based Slave Free Trade, a non­prof­it work­ing on lever­ag­ing the might of the blockchain to rid the world of slave labor

San­dra Norak, Sur­vivor of the “Lover Boy” Method to Traf­fick Women into Prostitution

Sr. Lea Ack­er­mann, Founder of SOLWODI, an inter­na­tion­al asso­ci­a­tion that helps women in emer­gency situations

Inge Bell, Ger­man human rights activist, entre­pre­neur and sec­ond chair­per­son of the wom­en’s rights orga­ni­za­tion Terre des Femmes and the Bavar­i­an branch of the aid orga­ni­za­tion Solwodi

20

Tuesday

20.04.2021

 

18:00 -

 

19:30

(CET)

 

DEMAND AS ROOT CAUSE FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING – FORCED LABOR, THE IMPORTANCE OF SUPPLY CHAIN CONTROL BY PRODUCERS AND THE ROLE OF CONSUMERS

OPENING REMARKS — DEMAND’S RESPONSIBLITY: Pro­fes­sor Michel Veuthey, Ambas­sador of the Sov­er­eign Order of Mal­ta to Mon­i­tor and Com­bat Traf­fick­ing in Persons

Sr. Mir­jam Beike, RGS, Moderator

Speak­ers:

Bri­an Iselin, Founder of Gene­va-based Slave Free Trade, a non­prof­it work­ing on lever­ag­ing the might of the blockchain to rid the world of slave labor

John Antho­ny McCarthy, Chair of the Catholic Arch­dio­cese of Syd­ney Anti-Slav­ery Task­force Exec­u­tive Team, Aus­tralian Ambas­sador to the Holy See from 2012 to 2016, QC, Queens Coun­sel at the NSW Bar and a bar­ris­ter in Sydney

Cristi­na Duran­ti, Direc­tor of GSIF Good Shep­herd Inter­na­tion­al Foun­da­tion which won the Thom­son Reuters Foun­da­tion Stop Slav­ery Award for their work fight­ing the exploita­tion of chil­dren forced to work in mines in DR Congo

05

Wednesday

05.05.2021

 

18:00 -

 

19:30

(CET)

 

ROOT CAUSES FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING – THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY

OPENING REMARKS: Pro­fes­sor Michel Veuthey, Ambas­sador of the Sov­er­eign Order of Mal­ta to Mon­i­tor and Com­bat Traf­fick­ing in Persons

Sr. Mir­jam Beike, RGS, Moderator

Speak­ers:

Andrea March­esani, Spe­cial Advis­er of the Order of Mal­ta, Mem­ber of the Migrants & Refugees Sec­tion and Inte­gral Human Devel­opp­ment Dept. of the Holy See

Don For­tu­na­to Di Noto, Catholic Sicil­ian priest (Avola – 1963), Pres­i­dent of Meter Asso­ci­a­tion. In the dark and insid­i­ous part of the web he is engaged in the fight against the crime of pedophil­ia and child pornog­ra­phy. Mem­ber of the tech­ni­cal table of the Nation­al Obser­va­to­ry against pedophil­ia and online child pornog­ra­phy of the Ital­ian Pres­i­den­cy of the Coun­cil of Min­is­ters. Mem­ber of the inter-insti­tu­tion­al tech­ni­cal Group for the Fight against Pedophil­ia and Child Pornog­ra­phy of the Sici­ly Region. Mem­ber of the Sci­en­tif­ic Com­mit­tee of the Ital­ian Postal and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Police

Bri­an Iselin, Founder of Gene­va-based Slave Free Trade, a non­prof­it work­ing on lever­ag­ing the might of the blockchain to rid the world of slave labor

Shawn Kohl, Direc­tor for Cen­tral and East­ern Europe for Inter­na­tion­al Jus­tice Mis­sion, a human rights agency that secures jus­tice for vic­tims of slav­ery, sex­u­al exploita­tion and oth­er forms of vio­lent oppres­sion. IJM lawyers, inves­ti­ga­tors and after­care pro­fes­sion­als work with local gov­ern­ments to ensure vic­tim res­cue, to pros­e­cute per­pe­tra­tors and to strength­en the com­mu­ni­ty and civic fac­tors that pro­mote func­tion­ing pub­lic jus­tice systems

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