Events

Upcoming events

25 September 2017

Silvia Mera, Program Director, speaks at the Consumer Goods Forum’s Responsible Operations and Sourcing conference in Bangkok, Thailand.

27 September 2017

Silvia Mera, Program Director, speaks at the CSR Asia summit in Bangkok, Thailand.

17 October 2017, 2pm to 5.30 pm

Modern Slavery and the Hospitality Industry – an Update
Venue: Baker McKenzie, Central, Hong Kong

Free training, registration required. To reserve your seat or for more info, please contact silvia.mera@themekongclub.org .

17 October 2017, 6pm (reception), 7pm (film screening)

Screening of the award-winning film SOLD hosted by The Mekong Club and Thomson Reuters. For more information and to register for the event, click here.

 

Past events

20 September 2017

Matt Friedman, CEO, and Mark Devadason, Board Member, speak at Sustainable Development Goals and the Push to Eradicate Human Trafficking in Hong Kong, in partnership with The Justice Centre and hosted by Macquarie Group, Hong Kong.

20 September 2017

Apparel and Retail Working Groups Session VI (invite-only)

19 September 2017

Financial Services Working Group Session VI (invite-only)

29 August 2017

Anti-Slavery summit at The Asia Society, Hong Kong – open event. Matt Friedman and Mark Devadason will speak at this event. For details click here.

25 July 2017

The Mekong Club co-hosts the event “Ending the Business of Slavery” in Sydney, Australia. For details click here.

51 June 2017

The Mekong Club hosts the event “Hong Kong’ Corporate Response to Modern Slavery – A cross-sector event on Engagement and Leadership” at ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

2.30 pm – 5.00 pm – Session for members and partners only. For agenda details and sign-up please click here.

5.00 pm – 6.00 pm – Open networking reception at ABN AMRO N.V., Level 70, International Commerce Centre (ICC). 

14 June 2017

The Mekong Club hosts the event “Migrant workers Recruitment fees and Modern Slavery” at Thomson Reuters. For details click here.

22-24 May 2017

Matt Friedman speaks at Compliance Week in Washington D.C.

27 April 2017

The Mekong Club presents at Baker McKenzie’s regional employment forum in Singapore.

25 April 2017

The Mekong Club presents at Baker McKenzie’s regional employment forum in Hong Kong.

23-28 April 2017

Silvia Mera, Program Director of the Mekong Club and Hannah Thinyane (UN University Computing and Society, Macau) hold focus groups in Thailand with 16 NGOs/IGOs to explore the use of technology for trafficking victims’ identification for a tech project.

10 April 2017

The Mekong Club hosts the fifth Apparel and Footwear Working Group session at Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong.

7 April 2017

The Mekong hosts the third Club Retail Working Group session at Winston & Strawn, Hong Kong.

5 April 2017

The Mekong Club hosts the fifth Financial Services Working Group session at Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong.

30 March

Matt Friedman speaks at the 2017 Corporate Affairs Forum in Singapore.

28 February 2017

The Mekong Club delivers “Modern Slavery and the Banking Sector: a Training for Relationship Managers”.

14 December 2016

The Mekong Club hosts the second Retail working group round-table at Winston & Strawn LLP, Hong Kong.

13 December 2016

The Mekong Club hosts the fourth working session of 2016 with the Apparel and Footwear network at Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong.

12 December 2016

The Mekong Club hosts the fourth Financial Services network’s working session at Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong.

30 November – 1 December 2016

The Mekong Club’s CEO is a speaker at the Thomson Reuters’ Trust Women Conference in London, U.K.

28 October 2016

COCO drinks presents: Anti-Human Trafficking.

20 October 2016

Speaker’s corner with Matt Friedman at the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

8 September 2016

The Mekong Club hosts the third working session of 2016 with the Apparel and Footwear network.

6 September 2016

The Mekong Club hosts the third working session of 2016 with the Financial Services network.

21 August 2016

Matthew Friedman is a guest speaker at the ‘Road to Freedom’ concert in New York City.

9 – 15 August 2016

Matthew Friedman speaks to businesses and government organisations in Washington D.C.

5 – 8 August 2016

Matthew Friedman presents to businesses in North Carolina.

31 July – 4 August

Matthew Friedman presents to businesses in Atlanta, Georgia.

28 – 29 July 2016

Matthew Friedman presents to businesses in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

21- 24 July 2016

Matthew Friedman presents to businesses in Chicago, Illinois.

15 – 19 July 2016

Matthew Friedman presents to businesses in Omaha, Nebraska.

14 – 16 July 2016

Matthew Friedman presents to businesses in Kansas City, Missouri.

10 – 13 July 2016

Matthew Friedman presents to businesses in Dallas, Texas.

8 July 2016

Matthew Friedman trains FBI agents in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

3 – 7 July 2016

Matthew Friedman presents to businesses in Phoenix, Arizona.

25 June – 2 July 2016

Matthew Friedman presents to businesses in San Francisco, Carlsbad, Los Angeles, California.

23 June 2016

Matthew Friedman presents to businesses in Portland. Oregon.

20 – 22 June 2016

Matthew Friedman presents to businesses in Seattle, Washington.

17 June 2016

Matthew Friedman is off to Canada and the United States on his abolitionist advocacy trip: first stop, Vancouver, Canada.

14 – 15 June 2016

The Mekong Club hosts the second working session of 2016 with the Apparel and Footwear network at Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong.

13 June 2016

The Mekong Club launches the Retail network – its fourth industry-specific working group during a round-table discussion with representatives of international retail companies.

6 June 2016

The Mekong Club hosts the second Financial Services network’s working session at Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong.

7 – 8 May 2016

The Mekong Club, in partnership with ICA church, hosts ‘1 People, 1 City’ event to raise funds and awareness about modern slavery in Hong Kong.

6 May 2016

Matthew Friedman is a guest speaker at the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondent Club’s lunch ‘Modern Human Slavery: an Update’.

30 April 2016

Matthew Friedman gives a keynote speech at Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Trust Forum Asia in Hong Kong.

11 April 2016

The Mekong Club hosts the first Apparel and Footwear network’s working session at Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong.

8 April 2016

Matthew Friedman speaks at the Regional Compliance & Ethics Conference in Chicago. Illinois.

10 March 2016

The Mekong Club gives an update on modern slavery during a round-table discussion with pro bono law firms and NGOs at DLA Piper, Hong Kong.

5 March 2016

The Mekong Club hosts the first Hospitality network’s working session at MGM Macau.

2 March 2016

The Mekong Club hosts the first Financial Services network’s working session at Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong.

5 December 2015

The Mekong Club is one of the beneficiaries of the Italian Women Association’s Charity Market at Sandy Bay, Hong Kong.

17 – 18  November 2015

Matthew Friedman speaks at the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Trust Women Conference in London, U.K.

6 November 2016

The Mekong Club speaks at a cocktail seminar ‘Modern slavery and its Impact on the Private Sector’, organized by the Italian Chamber of Commerce and the Italian Women Association in Hong Kong.

2 November 2015

The Mekong Club takes part at the panel on finance and human trafficking at Ernst & Young in Hong Kong.

11 June 2015

The Mekong Club hosts a full-day business compliance training in partnership with Verité in Hong Kong.

29 May 2015

The Mekong Club is one of the beneficiaries of the Concert for Cause gala event.