Briefing: UNU-CPR at the World Economic Forum in Davos

  • 2020•02•21

    Finance Against Slavery & Trafficking, a project housed at UNU-CPR, was hosted at the House of Switzerland by the Government of Switzerland working with the Government of Liechtenstein during the 50th Annual World Economic Forum in Davos on 22 January 2020.

    The event, Financial Sector Strategies Against Human Trafficking & Slavery, included Dr Katrin Eggenberger, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture of the Principality of Liechtenstein; Swiss State Secretary for International Finance, Daniela Stoffel; former Commissioner Olivier de Perregaux, CFO of LGT Group; Jörg Gasser, CEO of the Swiss Banking Association; and Julie Monaco, Managing Director and Global Head of Public Sector, Citi Bank, and the Head of the Secretariat, Dr James Cockayne.

    In addition, Dr Cockayne participated on a panel on Ending Modern Slavery along with Maya Roy (YWCA Canada), Nita Shala (University of Prishtina), Sophie Otiende (HAART Kenya) and Sir Rob Wainwright (Deloitte). In the Global Situations Space, he presented a Modern Slavery Data Story that demonstrates the prevalence of these human rights abuses as well as how government efforts to address them have changed over time.