Day 1:Fighting human trafficking & slavery

08:00 - 09:00Registration & Breakfast

09:00 - 10:00Welcome & Keynotes

  • Monique Villa, CEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • Emma Bonino, Former Italian Foreign Minister
  • Tek Narayan Kunwar, District Court Judge, Nepal
  • Biram Dah Abeid, Lawyer, Human rights activist and President of the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA)
  • Lisa Kristine, Humanitarian Photographer
  • Matt Friedman, CEO, The Mekong Club

Plenary Sessions

10:00 - 11:30Stories of survival: child slavery

  • MODERATOR: Martina Vandenberg, Founder and President, The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center
  • Tindyebwa Agaba, Human rights activist
  • Sunita Danuwar, Executive Director, Shakti Samuha
  • Cyrus Vance, District Attorney, New York County
  • Michael Moran, Assistant Director of the Vulnerable Communities Sub-Directorate, Interpol
  • Ashley Cacho, FAIR Girls Survivor Advocate

11:30 - 12:00Break

12:00 - 13:15Cleaning the supply chains from forced labor

  • MODERATOR: Nick Grono, President and CEO, The Freedom Fund
  • Darian McBain, Global Director of Sustainable Development, Thai Union
  • Andy Hall, International Affairs Advisor to the Migrant Worker Rights Network (MWRN)
  • Kevin Hyland, UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner
  • Paul Lister, Director of Legal Services at Associated British Foods, with responsibility for Primark’s Ethical Trade Team
  • Caroline Meledo, Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility, Hilton

13:15 - 14:15Lunch

14:15 - 15:45Migrants: Crisis or new normality?

  • MODERATOR: Sylvie Kauffmann, Editorial director, Le Monde
  • Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of MSF
  • Chaker Khazaal, Author and reporter
  • Princess Inyang Okokon, Human trafficking survivor and cultural mediator at PIAM Onlus Asti
  • Regina Egle Liotta Catrambone, Co-founder, Migrant Offshore Aid Station
  • Hillary Margolis, Researcher, Women’s Rights Division, Human Rights Watch

15:45 - 16:15Break

16:15 - 17:15Trust Women Actions

  • MODERATOR: Femi Oke, International journalist and broadcaster
  • Tim Surgenor, Founding Director, DataMotivate
    • David Rickard, Senior Director, Microsoft Procurement
    • Steve Webster, Chief Operating Officer, IJM UK
  • Carol Robles-Roman, President and CEO, Legal Momentum
    • Mary Mazzio, Founder and CEO, 50 Eggs Films
  • Meenal Sachdev, Founder and Director, Shiva Foundation
    • Caroline Meledo, Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility, Hilton
    • Klara Srivankova, Head of Europe Programme, Anti-Slavery International and Advisor to the Ethical Trading Initiative
  • Darian McBain, Global Director of Sustainable Development, Thai Union
    • Andy Hall, International Affairs Advisor to the Migrant Worker Rights Network (MWRN)

17:15 - 17:45Break

17:45 - 18:30Stop Slavery Award Ceremony

  • Anish Kapoor, Artist
  • Panel discussion with winners of the Stop Slavery Award and Cyrus Vance, District Attorney of New York County. The panel discussion will be moderated by: Jess Search, Chief Executive, BRITDOC Foundation

18:30 - 19:15Break

19:15 - 20:45SOLD screening

  • Gillian Anderson, Award-winning actress
  • Jane Charles, Award-winning film producer
  • Jeffrey D. Brown, Director and Co-writer, SOLD
  • Tiffany Watts, Executive Director, Childreach International
  • Kevin Hyland, UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner
  • Neerja Naik, Actress and Ambassador, Childreach’s Taught Not Trafficked

Day 2:Women entrepreneurs, breaking taboos and deradicalisation

09:00 - 09:45Welcome & Keynotes

  • Monique Villa, CEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • Jim Smith, CEO, Thomson Reuters
  • Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Grameen Bank

Plenary Sessions

09:45 - 11:15Women Entrepreneurs: They Make It Happen

  • MODERATOR: Cherie Blair, Lawyer and Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
  • Siobhan Reddy, co-founder and studio director, Media Molecule
  • Emma Sinclair, Co-founder, EnterpriseJungle
  • Afua Osei, Co-founder, She Leads Africa
  • Servane Mouazan, Founder Ogunte

11:15 - 11:45Break

11:45 - 13:15Is deradicalisation possible?

  • MODERATOR: Nazir Afzal, Chief Executive of the Police & Crime Commissioners for England & Wales
  • Feriha Peracha, Director, Sabaoon
  • Sara Khan, Award-winning human rights and counter-extremism activist
  • Dr. Fatima Akilu, Executive Director of the NEEM Foundation, psychologist and founder of the Nigerian government’s deradicalisation program
  • Nicola Benyahia, Counselor and Founder of ‘Families for Life’
  • Laurent Bonnefoy , CNRS research fellow, CERI-Sciences Po

13:15 - 14:15Lunch

14:15 - 16:00Breaking taboos

  • MODERATOR: Mabel van Oranje, Initiator and Chair of Girls Not Brides
  • Aditi Gupta, Founder, Menstrupedia
  • Salman Aldukheil, Transgender Student
  • Bahaar Joya, Broadcasting Multi Media Journalist at BBC (Persian) Afghanistan and Reuters Institute Fellow
  • Bogaletch Gebre, Women’s rights activist and founder of KMG-Ethiopia
  • Meron Estefanos, Human Rights Activist

16:00 - 16:30Break

16:30 - 16:40Keynote

  • Nadia Murad Basee Taha, Yazidi Human Rights Activist and Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking of the United Nations

16:40 - 17:45Trust Women Actions

  • MODERATOR: Femi Oke, International journalist and broadcaster
  • Afua Osei, Co-founder, She Leads Africa
  • Feriha Peracha, Director, Sabaoon
    • Adam Parr, Venture Capitalist and entrepreneur
    • Sara Savage, Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge
  • Jacquelyn MacLennan, Partner, White & Case
    • Karen Millar, Chief Knowledge and Communications Officer, Women’s World Banking
    • Deborah Smith, Executive Director / Senior Counsel, Goldman Sachs

17:45 - 18:15Final Remarks

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