This hearing was called by the Committee on Financial Services of the  U.S. House of Representatives and focused on illicit financial flows and the key role of the banking industry in combating human trafficking.

This hearing examines how financial institution’s monitor, review, and verify depository relations with a payment processor. In particular, the Subcommittee seeks to better understand potential problems and long-term challenges that exist, including examples of how human traffickers avoid detection.

Witness List


The private sector and modern slavery
Videos 28 May 2018

Why is the private sector so important in the fight against modern slavery?

TAGS: Global
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

Cybercrime and Human Rights
VideosEvents 08 April 2015

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...

The Secret Gardeners – child trafficking from Vietnam
Videos 10 April 2018

The Secret Gardeners, created by Animage Films and Oscar-nominated animator Erica Russell, aims to inform professionals about the plight of children who are forced by organised crime gangs to grow drugs in houses across the UK but who often face crim...Read More