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Keep up-to-date with the latest developments and trends related to modern slavery. Many of our events are held online, allowing you to join from anywhere in the world, to hear from our expert speakers and partners. We also collect and curate the most important and relevant articles, resources, and announcements about modern slavery.

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21st Mar, 2024

Navigating Human Rights Due Diligence Legislation in Asia: Insights, Challenges and Future Trends

We are excited to invite you to our upcoming webinar featuring Adam Whitfield, the Global Head of ESG at Achilles, a global supply chain ris...
24th Jan, 2024

Join Industry Leaders in Hong Kong: Enhance Your SME’s Impact

As an SME, are you aiming to champion anti-slavery efforts and enhance your ESG strategy? Don't miss out on our exclusive event tailored for...
09th Nov, 2023

How Organised Crime Operates Illegal Betting, Cyber Scams & Modern Slavery in Southeast Asia

In this webinar, we will discuss: How and why individuals are trafficked to support the online illegal betting and related cyber-crime ...
09th Aug, 2023

Unraveling the Dark Side of the ‘Human Trafficking Scam Trade’

Join us in this eye-opening webinar that confronts the dark and alarming truths of the Human Trafficking Scam Trade. Hosted by The Mekong Cl...
21st Jun, 2023

Webinar: How can businesses leverage technology for human rights due diligence

In this webinar, we will delve into how innovative technological solutions, like diginexLUMEN, can help organizations undertake human rights...
31st May, 2023

Supply Chain Due Diligence: Tools for Remediation

This webinar hosted by the Mekong Club & IOM aims to introduce the new requirements of the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Dir...
14th Apr, 2023

Stories of Restoration: A Webinar on Corporate Contributions to Human Trafficking Survivor Recovery

Ever wondered what happens to survivors of human trafficking after they are rescued? How can a survivor ever recover from severe trauma? Are...
30th Mar, 2023

Exploring the broader impacts of Pig Butchering Scams: The Importance for Financial Institution to Stay Vigilant

It is estimated that there are tens of thousands of victims who have been trapped in “pig-butchering scams” in Cambodia, Myanmar, and severa...
15th Feb, 2023

Webinar: Germany’s New Law on Corporate Supply Chain Due Diligence

In 2021, the German government passed a new law to ensure German companies' responsibility to respect human rights in their supply chains. T...
24th Nov, 2022

Webinar: Modern Slavery & Shipping: Exploitation at Sea

In this webinar we will examine how modern slavery risk occurs as well as practical guidance for companies to ensure that their shipping sup...
17th Nov, 2022

Webinar: Designing People-Centered Risk Management for ESG Win-Wins

This webinar will provide a framework for people-centered risk management and discuss its potential to offer meaningful outcomes and social ...