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.

FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+Email
Awareness Raising and Campaigning: What and How Does Social Media Contribute to Identification and Responses?
VideosWebinarsEvents 18 May 2017

When: May 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The sixth and last webinar of the RESPECT Webinar Series 2017 New technologies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Tackling Human Trafficking was held on Thursday, May 18 , 2017  10:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT/ 4:00 – 6:00 pm CEST With the altering terrain of...

Israel’s forgotten Thai workers
Videos 24 November 2018

A year-long BBC investigation has discovered widespread abuse of Thai nationals living and working in Israel - under a scheme organised by the two governments. ...Read More

Criminal Infiltration into Global Sports
VideosWebinarsEvents 25 March 2015

When: March 25, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

  The spotlight has been fixed on human trafficking and professional sports. The focus draws attention to a range of organized crimes capitalizing on global sporting events such as the World Cup or the Olympics — crimes such as illegal...

Promising Practises of Innovative Entrepreneuships (start-ups) to Combat Human Trafficking
VideosWebinarsEvents 30 March 2017

When: March 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The fourth webinar of the RESPECT Webinar Series 2017 New technologies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Tackling Human Trafficking was held on Thursday, March 30 , 2017. Entrepreneurship is a powerful tool in solving the world’s most complex problems. Through entrepreneurial education and training, newly...