Side Event at United Nations Geneva — Raising Awareness on Contemporary Slavery
20 SEPTEMBER 2023
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Victims of human trafficking often face multiple forms of abuse, exploitation, and trauma. It is crucial to establish a comprehensive framework that not only supports victims but also prevents their punishment or criminalization for the crimes they were forced to commit. Twenty-three years after the Palermo Protocol (United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women, and Children), the scourge of human trafficking is far from being defeated.
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OPENING REMARKS & MODERATOR: Professor Michel Veuthey, Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
1.Dr. Berta Fernandez-Alfaro, IOM Chiel of Mission. Coordination Ollice for Switzerland and Liechtenstein
2.H.E. Cindy Dyer, Ambassador at large, Ofice to Monitor and Combat Traficking in Persons — US. Department of State
3.Prof. Tomoya Obokata, Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery. Human Rights Council, UN Geneva
4.Alice Eckstein, Project Director of the FAST initiative. Former Programme Manager for the Modern Slavery Programme at United Nations University Centre for Policy Research in New York
Sovereign Order of Malta
U.S. Permanent Mission to the United Nations Office and other International organizations in Geneva
Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Permanent Mission of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
You can also access the video of this webinar available with translations in French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian and Chinese on the adlaudatosi website: adlaudatosi.org
The webinars are organized by the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to monitor and combat trafficking in persons with the Collège Universitaire Henry-Dunant, in cooperation with Sister Mirjam Beike, RGS, Representative at the UN in Geneva for the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd.
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