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University of Washington Women’s Center, University of Washington School of Law & Seattle University School of Law present an international conference to examine the root causes of human trafficking and develop strategies to work towards eradicating the trade.

Human Trafficking in an Era of Globalization: Forced Labor, Involuntary Servitude, and Corporate & Civic Responsibility

January 11 & 12, 2013
University of Washington Husky Union Building (HUB)

8.75 CLE Credits (including 1.50 Ethics CLE Credits) are approved.

CLE Program Resources

Agenda

Speaker Bios

Friday, January 11

Introduction

Keynote Address: Keynote Address: Situating Human Trafficking in the Philippines: Global, National and Personal Contexts
Lila Shahani, Assistant Secretary & Head of Communications
Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cabinet Cluster (HDPRC), Philippines

Forced Migration & Labor Rights

 

Tools of Social Change

 

International Trade Agreements

 

Human Rights Panel

 

Keynote Address: The Complexities of Human Trafficking in Post-earthquake Haiti: What is the Role of Foreign Lawyers and is Legislation the Answer?
Nicole Phillips, Institute for Justice and Democracy, Haiti

 

Saturday, January 12

 

Public Health Panel

How Survivor Services Can Be Improved

 

Ethical Sourcing & Sustainable Development

 

Humanizing the Impacts of Human Trafficking