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The Human Cost of Illicit Trade: Exposing demand for forced labor in the dark corners of the economy

December 2, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT) is pleased to invite you to a discussion on The Human Cost of Illicit Trade: Exposing demand for forced labor in the dark corners of the economy on 2 December 2021 at 21.00 BKK time.

Among the worst crimes associated with illicit trade is the demand it creates for forced and child labor to carry out the tasks of making counterfeits, sewing fake logos on luxury apparel or harvesting illegal fish. This webinar is the public launch of the new TRACIT Report, The Human Cost of Illicit Trade: Exposing demand for forced labor in the dark corners of the economy. Panelists will discuss the findings and share insights on how fighting illicit trade can help nations mitigate human rights abuses.

Speakers:

  • Jeffrey P. Hardy, TRACIT Director-General
  • Dr. Ulrika Bonnier, TRACIT Director of Programs and principal author of the report
  • Laura Greene, Programme Technical Officer, ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour
  • Ilias Chatzis, Head of Human Trafficking, UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
  • Huw Watkins, Head of Asia Policy, The UK Intellectual Property Office
  • Glenn Jones, Director Global Anti-Counterfeit Program, HP Inc.
  • David V. Upite, Director, Assistant General Counsel, Global Brand Protection, Procter & Gamble

Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iX_TMjExT1aruON7wSS7Kg

Please contact Dr. Ulrika Bonnier ([email protected]) for more information.

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Date:
December 2, 2021
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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