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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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Modern Slavery Africa Regional Workshop – Day Two Summary

05/07/17: Welcome to the summary of Day Two of the Modern Slavery Africa Regional Workshop. The second day of the workshops allowed delegates to explore the legislative landscape of the region as well as how, as parliamentarians, they could have a...

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Modern Slavery Africa Regional Workshop – Day One Summary

04/07/17: Today saw the launch of CPA UK’s Modern Slavery Africa Regional Workshop in Entebbe, with delegates in attendance representing Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique and the United Kingdom. The workshop aims to build network...

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PRESS: Ghanaian MPs join African MPs to tackle modern slavery

30/06/17: A workshop for parliamentarians from across Africa is taking place in Entebbe, Uganda from 4-6 July. The workshop, organised by the UK branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA UK), aims to build networks to support the d...

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PRESS: Malawi MPs in Uganda for a combat modern slavery workshop organised by Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

29/06/17: A team of Malawian legislators is next week joining their colleagues for a two day workshop on combating modern day slavery organised by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) UK to be held in Entebbe, Uganda.

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Modern Slavery Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop – Day Three Summary

28/04/17: Welcome to the summary of the final day of the Modern Slavery Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop. The final day sought to look beyond legislation to implementation with interactive sessions aimed at unpacking what law on modern slavery looks...

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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

Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop: The Role of Parliamentary Committees in Combatting Human Trafficking & Forced Labour
Following the Expert Regional Workshop in Accra Ghana, CPA UK will organise a further workshop in the Asia-Pacific Region along the same theme of the role of parliamentary committees in combatting human trafficking and forced labour.