Events and Webinars

Hosted with the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime and supported by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP and the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center at George Mason University, our recent webinar series “The Private Sector and the Future of Illicit Trade: Next Generation Human Trafficking and Smuggling Challenges” looked at emerging issues surrounding human trafficking and promising anti-trafficking initiatives from the private sector.

Webinar topics included:

  • If You Build It, They Will Come: Labour Exploitation and the Construction Industry
  • Sexual Exploitation: Rights and Responsibilities
  • The Private Sector and The Future of Illicit Trade: Next Generation Human Trafficking and Smuggling Challenges
  • The Price of Life: Responding to the Global Black Market in Illicit Organs
  • It’s Not Winning that Counts. It’s How You Play the Game: Criminal Infiltration into Global Sports
  • The New American Dream? Illicit Migration, Human Trafficking and Smuggling in America

Thursday, March 30, 2017

  • WEBINAR: Promising Practises of Innovative...
    WEBINAR: Promising Practises of Innovative Entrepreneurships (start-ups) to Combat Human Trafficking Full Details [X]
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Entrepreneurship is a powerful tool in solving the world’s most complex problems. Through entrepreneurial education and training, newly born entrepreneurs are creating a positive and transformative impact globally. In the fight against human trafficking, innovative entrepreneurs are launching dynamic organizations, solutions, and advancements to tackle this egregious human rights abuse. These new leaders and stakeholders in the anti- human trafficking movement are revolutionizing the field at ages from primary school to adult and crafting systemic change. Entrepreneurship also plays a key role in providing economic stability for those to never be at risk for human trafficking. Entrepreneurs may also be survivors of this horrendous crime and now on the forefront of helping those still suffering or those vulnerable to new and further exploitation. Technology and technological applications are playing a role in some of these ventures, and talented entrepreneurs are shaping the newest wave of innovations. This webinar will feature a panel of entrepreneurs and innovators who are blazing a new trail in the global fight against human trafficking. The content for this webinar will answer the following: how did these entrepreneurs get started, and what inspires them? What have been their successes and also their challenges? How has technology played a role in their ventures? What do these entrepreneurs see for the future of the anti-human trafficking movement, and what advice would they give to those who see themselves as emerging entrepreneurs? This is the fourth webinar in the series, "The Private Sector Countering Human Trafficking: New Technologies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Tackling Human Trafficking." This is the third webinar series on emerging issues surrounding human trafficking, illicit trade and the private sector presented by The Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime and Babson College’s Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery. The webinar series is sponsored by Dentons LLP and supported by the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) at George Mason University. To register for the webinar, go here: https://babson.webex.com/babson/k2/j.php?MTID=t5121e3f8a5dc214dbc92273e32486b0a
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  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Tags: Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

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