Tuesday 22 September 2020

Modern Slavery & Child Trafficking Summit (Postponed)

Modern Slavery & Child Trafficking Summit

1ST MAY 2020:


East Midland's Strategic Migration Partnership leads on asylum, migration and refugee resettlement in the East Midlands. Given the very real significance modern slavery for local people and their communities, East Midlands Councils is hosting a region-wide summit for Local Authority councillors, senior officers, the voluntary sector and wider private and public sector partners.

The summit will give attendees the opportunity to explore the causes and impact of Modern Slavery globally, nationally and within the East Midlands, help identify the impact on victims and communities, as well as show what more can be done in support of partners in the statutory,voluntary and business sector in making the East Midlands a hostile environment for the perpetrators of this crime whilst supporting potential victims. 

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Dame Sara Thornton (Independent Commissioner for Modern Day Slavery)
  • Professor Dave Walsh (Professor in Criminal Investigation at De Montfort University)
  • Home Office & Barnardo's (Independent Child Trafficking Guardianship)
  • Kem Mehmet (Assistant Chief Constable, Derbyshire Police)
  • Survivors Alliance Consultant —(Survivors Alliance)
  • Juliana Semione (The Right’s Lab) 
  • Shayne Tyler (Fresca Group)

Where and when:

10.00-15.30 (registration from 9.30am)

Leicester City Hall, 115 Charles St, Leicester, LE1 1FZ 


This event is FREE.

Refreshments and a lunch will be provided.


To book onto this event, please email Hannah.Smith@emcouncils.gov.uk to reserve a place.


Upcoming Dates for this event