Tomorrow’s Slavery: Discussion of the ​report by UN Special Rapporteur for Contemporary Forms of Slavery

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    On Friday 25 October 2019, United Nations University Centre for Policy Research convened a panel at Scandinavia House to allow Member States, UN officials and interested members of the civil society to discuss the findings of a recent report written by UN Special Rapporteur for Contemporary Forms of Slavery, Ms Urmila Bhoola, titled Current and emerging forms of slavery, as well as what it means for the future of the anti-slavery movement.

    Speakers included Ms Urmila Bhoola, Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; Dr James Cockayne, Centre for Policy Research at the United Nations University; Dr Katarina Schwarz, Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham; Mx Jess Torres, National Survivor Network; and Dr Laura Gauer Bermudez, Global Fund to End Modern Slavery.