Unprecedented partnership with events industry to combat human trafficking
ECPAT-USA, with the United Nations’ day Against Human Trafficking in Persons World, is launching a landmark global initiative to teach 20,by July 2020 000 events industry professionals.
help create a future where this crime will not exist
To, leading organizations are pledging to encourage their members proactively, partners, and staff to become section of this global effort. ECPAT-USA is very happy to announce its founding class of Business Events Champions includes CorpTrav, CWT, IAEE, IMEX Group, and PCMA.
Human traffickers use travel industry infrastructure (hotels and airlines) to exploit and transport their victims and will leverage large-scale events to get customers. ECPAT-USA’s 25-minute online training curriculum for business events and travel professionals, Preventing & GIVING AN ANSWER TO Human Trafficking And The Commercial Sexual Exploitation Of Children, is built to teach them what things to search for and how exactly to react to suspected cases of trafficking. It really is obtainable in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French.
“We have been at a crucial juncture in ECPAT-USA’s goal to get rid of child sex exploitation and trafficking,” says Michelle Guelbart, Director of Private Sector Engagement for the business. “To really have the business events industry turn into a unified portion of the fight this international scourge by championing education is vital to achieving this vision.”
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To, join the reason, or discover more about how industry professionals may become a meaningful the main solution, click here. The campaign shall feature ongoing digital and community promotions, media initiatives, and progress updates. Today showing your support, join the force of Business Events Protectors at #BEProtectors and follow our progress at #20BY20.
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