How The Security Council Can Fight Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

  • 2015•12•14     The Huffington Post

    This Huffington Post article, by Nick Grono, was co-authored by Dr James Cockayne, Head of Office, United Nations University Office at the United Nations.


    As we explored in two recent reports on modern slavery launched at the United Nations, armed conflict is one of several factors making people vulnerable to enslavement, forced labour and human trafficking. There are now between 20.9 and 35.8 million people in situations of slavery worldwide, so reinforcing anti-slavery efforts could hardly be more important or timely.