Priorities

The aims of the Commissioner are twofold: to see an increase in the number of victims of modern slavery that are identified and referred for appropriate support; and, in tandem, to see an increase in the number of prosecutions and convictions of traffickers and slave masters.

 

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News | 28 April 2017
Senior officials, CEOs and third sector leaders were among the featured speakers at the fifth annual Sedona Forum, held 21-23 April 2017 by the McCain Institute for International Leadership.         Discussions focused on today’s challenges for world...
News | 18 April 2017
Background: The UN’s response to modern slavery is becoming increasingly coordinated. The integration of combatting modern slavery into the Sustainable Development Goals – and Goal 8.7 in particular – reflects the commitment of Member States to...
News | 06 April 2017
On Monday 3rd April 2017 the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland OBE, wrote to MPs following the two year anniversary of the Modern Slavery Act, which received Royal Assent in March 2015. The Commissioner celebrates where progress has been...
News | 05 April 2017
A year on since the transparency in supply chains legislation of the Modern Slavery Act came into force, and, with more and more countries looking into passing similar supply chains legislation, the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner has written a...
News | 27 March 2017
Yesterday marked two years since the Modern Slavery Act 2015 received Royal Assent and last week saw the 210th anniversary of the Slave Trade Act 1807. As the UK’s first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, appointed by the Prime Minister in her former...
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