Join Dr. Karen Snyder, Liu Institute Visiting Fellow, at her talk on modern slavery.


Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:50 PM
Liu Institute for Global Issues – Multipurpose Room
Light refreshments will be offered.

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About her talk:

There are tens of millions of people in slavery today.  Slavery generates about US$150 billion for traffickers each year. Ending modern slavery is part of the Sustainable Development Goals.  The human trafficking business affects the global economy, national policies, vulnerable communities and resilient survivors.   This presentation will describe the scope of the problem around the world and here in Canada.  More research and evaluation is needed to understand the impact of anti- prosecution, protection, and prevention interventions. Opportunities and challenges for policies and programs that touch on international development, governance and security, business corporate supply chains, climate change and public health will be discussed.


Karen Snyder is a Visiting Fellow at the Liu Institute for Global Issues from January 1, 2018 to April 30, 2018.  She is a biocultural anthropologist, public health expert and professional evaluator with over 20 years’ experience improving policies and practices in anti-trafficking, health and the environment.

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This event is co-hosted by the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, the School of Population and Public Health, and the Global Reporting Centre.

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