Justice & Ht: The Gap Between The Law And Its Implementation In Practice
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In 2016 alone, over 40 million people were victims of modern slavery (ILO, IOM). Out of all these instances of human trafficking, only 0.01% of cases end in a conviction (Kevin Hyland). We will focus on the gap between the current state of the law on human trafficking, and its implementation in practice.
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1. Opening Remarks by Professor Michel Veuthey, Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to monitor and combat trafficking in persons
2. Alain Werner, Swiss human rights lawyer, specialized in the defence of victims of armed conflicts. Founder and Director of Civitas Maxima (CM), an international network of lawyers and investigators based in Geneva that since 2012 represents victims of mass crimes in their attempts to obtain justice
3. Professor Fausto Pocar, Honorary President, International Institute of Humanitarian Law, Professor of International Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Milan. Judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, President of the Tribunal from 2005 to 2008. Judge of the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). In 2017, Pocar was appointed Judge ad hoc of the International Court of Justice (ICJ)
4. Kevin Hyland, 30 years experience of police investigation. From 2010, Head for the establishment of the Metropolitan Police Human Trafficking response in UK and from 2014 to May 2018, first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner for the UK government, from 2018, Ireland’s representative to the Council of Europe Independent Group of Experts for Trafficking (GRETA)
You can also access the video of this webinar available with translations in French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian and Chinese on the adlaudatosi website: adlaudatosi.org
The webinars are organized by the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to monitor and combat trafficking in persons with the Collège Universitaire Henry-Dunant, in cooperation with Sister Mirjam Beike, RGS, Representative at the UN in Geneva for the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd.
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