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Education to Prevent Trafficking of Children
Jul
11
1:15 PM13:15

Education to Prevent Trafficking of Children

An NGO Panel Discussion Parallel to the High Level Political Forum

“Leaving no one behind” is the commitment made by United Nations Member States in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. SDG #4 on education has particular relevance in building the capacity of individuals and society to prevent trafficking and protect vulnerable populations within our communities.vThe panelists will discuss the different aspects of education and the important role education plays in empowering the most vulnerable children, preventing them from becoming victims in the first place.

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Reframing Human Rights: Shared Value through Global Corporate Citizenship
Jun
27
8:00 AM08:00

Reframing Human Rights: Shared Value through Global Corporate Citizenship

As global companies improve their understanding of regulation and compliance in multiple jurisdictions they are able to consider ways of adding value to their operations, beyond cost containment as the sole consideration in supply chain management.

ECPAT-USA's Executive Director, Carol Smolenski, will join a panel entitled, "Leading the Way: The Role of Multinational Companies in Curbing the Rise and Spread of Forced Labor." 

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Congressional Briefing on Human Trafficking in Travel and Tourism
May
7
3:00 PM15:00

Congressional Briefing on Human Trafficking in Travel and Tourism

The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, and the Congressional Trafficking Caucus will host a joint briefing on Monday, May 7, 2018, entitled "Fighting Human Trafficking in Travel and Tourism: New Challenges and Solutions." ECPAT-USA's Executive Director, Carol Smolenski, will present on our work with the travel industry to combat human trafficking. Tune in for a live webcast at 3pm: www.facebook.com/HelsinkiCommission

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Youth Action to End Commercial Sexual Exploitation via Technology
Mar
23
10:30 AM10:30

Youth Action to End Commercial Sexual Exploitation via Technology

In the 21st century, technology plays an essential part in our lives. Now, a simple click of a mouse can lead to violations of women’s and girls’ human rights. Exploiters of children are capitalizing on the convenience and widespread use of technology to target victims for trafficking. Traffickers are aware that youth are active online and on mobile devices, and thus use social media and mobile apps to lure them in. In an effort to combat this tactic, ECPAT-USA teaches young people about the importance of having healthy virtual identities through our Youth Against Child Trafficking (Y-ACT) program.

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