Illegally mined gold represents 77% of gold mined in Ecuador, 80% of gold mined in Colombia and 80-90% in Venezuela. Illegal gold mining employs hundreds of thousands of workers across Latin America, many of whom are extremely vulnerable to labour exploitation and human trafficking, and it provides funding to organised crime groups and terrorism across the region.

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Illegal Logging, Environmental Crime, and Human Trafficking
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When: February 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The environmental crime of illegal logging creates a layered web of exploitation. Natural resources, protected lands, and threatened species of plants and trees are exploited as well as trafficked labor. Criminal networks often force indigenous populations into slavery and other...

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Cybercrime and Human Rights
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When: April 8, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

On the 8th April, the Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime co-hosted a webinar with the UN Global Compact on 21st Century cybercrime threats and the challenges they present to human security and human rights. The panel featured the following speakers drawn...

Human Trafficking in Supply Chains – A UK Perspective
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Kevin Hyland OBE was the UK’s first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner (IASC), a role created as one of the key provisions of the Modern Slavery Act (MSA) 2015. In this capacity, Hyland led efforts to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking,...Read More

TAGS: Europe
Zero, Some, or Zero-Sum: Exploring Trade-Offs in Identifying Human Trafficking Among Migration Flows
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Watch Kyle Ballard's presentation "Zero, Some, or Zero-Sum: Exploring Trade-Offs in Identifying Human Trafficking Among Migration Flows" below. Kyle is the Senior Coordinator for Reports and Political Affairs in the U.S. Department of State’s Offi...Read More

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