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New Australian modern slavery legislation "is due in no small part to CPA UK" - Senator Linda Reynolds

The Australian Parliament has introduced only the second piece of national legislation to directly hold companies accountable for modern slavery risks, both domestically and internationally. The Australian Modern Slavery Act is the culmination of a ...

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End of Phase 1 of the Modern Slavery Project

The Modern Slavery Project (MSP) Phase 1 ran from October 2016 – October 2018. The project aimed to share lessons learnt from the UK’s Modern Slavery Act 2015 and provide support to international legislators and officials to strengthen domestic l...

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Modern Slavery Project 'champions' in Nigeria seek to strengthen anti-trafficking legislation

As part of the Modern Slavery Project, a CPA UK delegation met with parliamentarians and key stakeholders in Abuja, Nigeria to discuss efforts to curb modern slavery, human trafficking and forced labour. The result of these meetings has seen the int...

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Modern Slavery Project bilateral visit to Uganda

From 3 – 6 September, CPA UK sent a delegation to Kampala, led by Rt Hon. David Hanson MP, to meet parliamentarians from Uganda and to discuss efforts to curb modern slavery, human trafficking and forced labour.

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Modern Slavery Project explores opportunities with Kenya

Darren Jones MP led a CPA UK delegation to Nairobi, Kenya for a two-day programme from 27-28 August. Meeting with parliamentarians and key stakeholders, the visit was an opportunity to explore potential areas for partnership with the Kenya Parliamen...

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CPA Africa Regional Conference pledges to tackle human trafficking

Parliamentarians at the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Africa Regional Conference, have pledged to put in place measures aimed at curbing the increase in human trafficking on the continent.

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August 2018: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

31/08/18: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from August 2018.

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Parosha Chandran Appointed as the First Professor of Modern Slavery Law at King’s College London

Expert Legal Advisor to CPA UK's Modern Slavery Project - Parosha Chandran - has been appointed as the first Professor of Modern Slavery Law at King's College London. 

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July 2018: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

31/07/18: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from July 2018.

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UK's first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner to step down

The UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland, recently announced that he will be stepping down from his position, which was created by the 2015 UK Modern Slavery Act.

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CURRENT CHAMPIONS

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Hon. Zeb Jaffar MNA (PAKISTAN)

Hon. Zeb Jaffar MNA (PAKISTAN)

Hon. Zeb Jaffar MNA was born at Hyderabad. She did her Senior Cambridge from Murree Convent Jesus & Mary and graduated in 2001 from Kinnaird College, Lahore. She obtained the degree of MA (International Re...

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Micheal Aniekan (NIGERIA)

Micheal Aniekan (NIGERIA)

Aniekan Micheal is an experienced Legislative Consultant, administrator, social worker, Biochemist and health manager, and a life coach with over 10 years post graduate experience in practice; he has worked at ...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Legislative Drafting Seminar on Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking 2019
The Legislative Drafting Seminar is part of CPA UK’s Modern Slavery Project, supporting Commonwealth parliamentarians to tackle the crimes of modern slavery, human trafficking and forced labour.