Frederick Douglass: A Living Legacy- MECPATHS Ireland event on the occasion of the 18 October, EU Day against Human Trafficking.

  MECPATHS Ireland sends us news of their outstanding event which they co-organised with the governmental Department of Justice and Equality, held in the Courthouse, Washington Street, Cork city, on 17 October. The event titled ‘’Frederick Douglass: a Living Legacy,’’ sought to honour the efforts of the American abolitionist Frederick Douglass to counter slavery and […]

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UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner publishes Strategic Plan 2019-2021.

Dame Sara Thornton was appointed as the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner by the Secretary of State following consultation with the Scottish Ministers and the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland. She took up the post at the beginning of May 2019 and her appointment is for three years. The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner recently published her […]

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18 October 2019 – International Centre for Migration and Policy Development (ICMPD) launch publication.

The yearly EU Anti-Trafficking Day on 18 October makes both policymakers and the general public reflect upon the response to trafficking in human beings in Europe. States still face challenges in properly identifying trafficked persons, providing them with adequate assistance, prosecuting perpetrators and measuring the overall impact of such actions. Observations show that this is […]

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TALITHA KUM Assembly , Rome, 21-28 September 2019.

APT/AMRI member Eilis Coe together with 86 delegates from 48 countries, representatives of 52 Talitha Kum networks committed to work to end trafficking in persons on all continents, gathered in Rome at the International Union of Superiors General in thanksgiving and prayerful discernment from September 21 – 27, 2019. Amongst the objectives of the Assembly, […]

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