Friday, November 11, 2011

Global Teleconference on Human Trafficking Launched Live from Washington D.C.

Crowell & Moring LLP, in coordination with the ABA Section of International Law hosted a global teleconference on the international instruments adopted in response to the trafficking problem, their intersections with domestic law, and the numerous impediments to stemming the growth of this transnational problem.  

The program, Human Trafficking: Is the Solution Beyond the Scope of Domestic Legal Mechanisms? drew over 100 registrants.  

Partners included: International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Nigeria, Lagos Branch; Tahirih Justice Center; ChildHope UK; Stop Modern Slavery; Shared Hope International; D.C. Human Trafficking Task Force; International Models Project on Women’s Rights (IMPOWR)  

The program was moderated by Martina Vandenberg of Jenner & Block and featured presentations by Prof. Dina Haynes of New England Law & Boston; Amanda Gray, Senior Protection Associate, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees; and Ann Jordan, Director of the Program on Forced Labor and Trafficking, Center on Human Rights and Humanitarian (AU-WCL). To listen to the full recording of the teleconference click: here

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