The Cardinal was addressing diplomats, law enforcement officials and charities involved in the support of survivors of human trafficking.
Cardinal Nichols called for businesses to put the human at the centre of their efforts and make the struggle against human trafficking a priority.
Cardinal Nichols thanked Kevin Hyland for his dedication & leadership following his resignation as the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner.
Pope Francis has called for concerted effort on the part of all actors of society to address the root causes of human trafficking.
Monsignor Janusz Urbanczyk, permanent representative of the Holy See to the OSCE, praised collaborative work of Santa Marta Group
This briefing provides concrete examples of leading practice by companies in the six key areas that are crucial to fighting modern slavery.
Trafficking for labour exploitation is on the rise across Europe, in several countries, it has overtaken sexual exploitation as the main form of human trafficking.
The report highlights that over 5,000 potential victims were referred to the UK authorities in 2017, a 35% increase on 2016.
The global crisis of human trafficking demands a global response. In the first LSE Religion and Global Society article, Cardinal Vincent Nichols introduces the work of the Santa Marta Group. A collaboration between the Catholic Church and law… Read More
In February 2018 law enforcement officers, Bishops, religious sisters and international organisations from across the world gathered in the Vatican for the fifth Santa Marta Group conference. The conference focused on the regional realities of human trafficking and… Read More