Best Practices to Combat Child Trafficking


Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 9:00am to 11:00am


Online Webinar

Online event. Registration required, and free of charge.

About the Webinar
As part of their online conference series, the Harvard Program on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation are joined by the U.N. Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT) in hosting a Web-based conference: “Best Practices to Combat Child Trafficking.” Bringing together a panel of experts from academia, policy, and non-governmental organizations, the conference will be an opportunity to share their perspectives on best practices to combat the trafficking of children. Ms. Thatun will represent UNICEF’s perspective on service provision to children; Mr. Davis will share insights into the role of private companies in combating trafficking; and, Mr. van de Glind will highlight viewpoints from major labor organizations.

Each panelist will make a brief presentation about their work in the field. Following the panel presentations, there will be a Q&A discussion with the online audience.

The moderator will be Dr. Timothy McCarthy, Ph.D., Lecturer on History and Literature and on Public Policy, and Program Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

The panel will feature:

  • Susu Thatun, Child Protection Specialist, Migration and Trafficking Child Protection Section, Program Division, UNICEF

  • Christopher Davis, International Campaigns Director, The Body Shop

  • Hans van de Glind, Senior Specialist and focal point for child trafficking, International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, International Labor Organization (ILO)

presentation-davis.pdf703 KB
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presentation-tim-mccarthy.pdf161 KB
presentation-van-de-glind.pdf258 KB