Caritas Internationalis (CI) and the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People will co-organize an international conference on human trafficking within and from Africa, in Abuja, Nigeria, from 5-7th September 2016, hosted by Caritas Nigeria.
The conference will gather Caritas organisations, African bishops conferences and religious orders, Christian and other faiths organizations, NGOs, international organizations and anyone committed to fighting trafficking in Africa and beyond. Read media advisory on the conference.
Caritas works on preventing trafficking and helping victims in many parts of the world. CI coordinates the Christian Organisations Against Trafficking in Human Beings Network (COATNET). Watch COATNET video
KEY INFORMATION FOR THE CONFERENCE
CARITAS THEMATIC PAPERS
CHURCH AND TRAFFICKING
Caritas urges increased protection for people trafficking war and emergencies on World Day of Trafficking in Persons.
Trafficking in Human Beings in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations (Read report by Secours Catholique-Caritas France).
Caritas Statement submitted for the Seventh Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime on Trafficking in Persons Protocol – October 2014
Caritas statement for the Forced Labour Committee of the 103rd International Labour Conference, May 2014
Caritas Lebanon’s trafficking in persons campaign (watch video)
Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace 2015 message: No longer slaves, but brothers and sisters.
President: Cardinal Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle
Secretary General: Michel Roy
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