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

11/12/2017: Today saw the launch of CPA UK’s Legislative Drafting Seminar on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, with delegates in attendance representing Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and Pakistan. The seminar aims t...

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PRESS: Commonwealth MPs to legislate against modern slavery

11/12/2017: Ugandan MPs will be joined by their counterparts in Ghana, Nigeria, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Kenya and Pakistan, among other countries, in a seminar at Westminster area in London, organised by the UK branch of the Commonwealth Parliam...

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November 2017: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

30/11/2017: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from November 2017.

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October 2017: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

31/10/2017: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from October 2017.

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PRESS: Commonwealth Tasked to Draft Legislation on Ending Modern Slavery

13/10/17: The Commonwealth Secretary General was reported yesterday saying that Her Majesty the Queen would like to see legislation similar to the 2015 Modern Slavery Act promoted in the 52 Commonwealth nations. Later this year, Commonwealth lawmaker...

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Parliamentarians from Africa and Asia-Pacific pledge to do more to tackle modern slavery

02/10/17: A series of workshops on modern slavery, which brought together around 70 parliamentarians from 13 countries, has seen a significant increase in understanding and a greater commitment to combating human trafficking and exploitation from leg...

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September 2017: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

30/09/2017: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from September 2017.

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PRESS: Ghanaian Legislators to act more on modern slavery

24/07/17: A workshop on modern slavery – hosted in Entebbe, Uganda – which brought together parliamentarians from six African countries, has seen a significant increase in understanding and a greater commitment to combating human trafficking and ...

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PRESS: African lawmakers pledge to tackle modern slavery

24/07/17: Some federal lawmakers from Nigeria, together with their counterparts from other African countries, have pledged to tackle modern slavery and related issues like human trafficking, forced labour and commercial sexual exploitation.

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Modern Slavery Africa Regional Workshop – Day Three Summary

06/07/17: Welcome to the summary of the final day of the Modern Slavery Africa Regional Workshop. Day Three was an opportunity to look at the practicalities of implementing modern slavery legislation as well as the challenges and also to look forw...

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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

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’.