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Let’s join hands to end modern slavery - Ghana MP urges

23/03/18: The Member of Parliament for the Hohoe constituency in the Volta region, Dr Bernice Adiku Heloo has called for concerted efforts from stakeholders including government, civil society and the media in the fight against all forms of modern sl...

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Human trafficking & child exploitation addressed at Commonwealth Parliamentarians' Forum

5/03/2018: The Commonwealth Parliamentarians’ Forum organised by the UK Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA UK) brought together around 90 parliamentarians from 25 countries. Taking place in London from 26 February - 1 March, ...

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February 2018: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

28/02/18: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from February 2018.

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UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner tells Commonwealth parliamentarians: ‘We need more convictions’

28/02/18: More convictions and greater victim support are the 2 main priorities the UK's Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland OBE, is expected today to outline to Commonwealth parliamentarians to combat modern slavery and human traffic...

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January 2018: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

31/01/18: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from January 2018.

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Combatting what many believe is a crime left in the 19th century

19/12/2017: Chair of CPA UK's Modern Slavery Project, The Rt. Hon David Hanson MP, shares what motivated him to get involved in the campaign to end modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking.

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PRESS: Taking UK's lead, Commonwealth lawmakers set sights on modern slavery

14/12/2017: Inspired by Britain's leading role in fighting modern slavery, politicians from Commonwealth countries including Ghana, Kenya and Pakistan said on Thursday that adopting tougher anti-slavery laws and prosecuting more traffickers were top ...

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Legislative Drafting Seminar on Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking: Day Four Summary

14/12/17: Welcome to the summary of the final day of the Legislative Drafting Seminar on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. Day Four looked at developing effective legislation by understanding and strengthening law enforcement and implementation. ...

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Legislative Drafting Seminar on Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking: Day Three Summary

13/12/2017: Welcome to the summary of Day Three of the Legislative Drafting Seminar on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. The third day of the seminar was an opportunity for delegates to further explore some of the more technical aspects surroundi...

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Legislative Drafting Seminar on Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking: Day Two Summary

12/12/2017: Welcome to the summary of Day Two of the Legislative Drafting Seminar on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. The second day of the seminar was an opportunity for delegates to understand some of the more technical issues surrounding mode...

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CURRENT CHAMPIONS

Current Champions are members of the online portal who lead and contribute to content and discussions

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

Alliance 8.7: Pathfinder Countries and Strategy Workshops
Some dozen countries from four regions have expressed their interest in becoming Alliance 8.7 pathfinder countries. On 25 October the first Pathfinder Strategy Workshop was held in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Expert Regional Workshop: The Role of Parliamentary Committees in Combatting Human Trafficking, Modern Slavery & Forced
In partnership with the Parliament of Ghana, CPA UK will host an Expert Regional Workshop on ‘The Role of Parliamentary Committees in Combatting Human Trafficking, Modern Slavery & Forced Labour’.