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Event: Current and emerging forms of slavery

Discussion of the ​report by UN Special Rapporteur for Contemporary Forms of Slavery, entitled Current and emerging forms of slavery


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About this Event


On 9 September 2019, the UN Special Rapporteur for Contemporary Forms of Slavery, Ms Urmila Bhoola, presented her report, Current and emerging forms of slavery, to the UN Human Rights Council. You can find the report here.

On Friday 25 October 2019, the Centre for Policy Research at United Nations University will convene a lunchtime panel at the United Nations' Headquarters to allow Member States, UN officials and interested civil society, to discuss the report and what it means for the future of the anti-slavery movement.

Speakers include:

  • Ms Urmila Bhoola, Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

  • Dr James Cockayne, Centre for Policy Research at the United Nations University

  • Dr Katrina Shwarchz, Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham

  • Mx Jess Torres, National Survivors Network

  • Dr Laura Gauer Bermudez, Global Fund to End Modern Slavery

The event will additionally be available LIVE online through the UN Web TV platform.

**Registering by 21 October at 9AM is mandatory to gain access to the event as an external participant. Kindly make sure to match your registration name with the name on your government-issued photo ID. Photo ID is required to gain access to the event. Instructions for day-of access will be distributed by 24 October. No exceptions can be arranged.


Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tomorrows-slavery-tickets-73143487139

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