Professional Certificate in Tackling Human Trafficking

Day One: 

09:00 Registration and Refreshments
09:45 Chair’s Welcome and Introductions
A look ahead to the week
Delegates' experiences
10:15 Forms of Human Trafficking
The movement, the control and the purpose of human trafficking
Who is being trafficked? A look at the numbers
Who and which cases are prioritised?
Forced labour, organ harvesting, gamete surrogacy, sexual exploitation, child labour and conflict related trafficking
The UN post-2015 goals and prioritising human trafficking
11:15 Morning coffee  
11:30 International Efforts and Agreements: Successful?
Is there a universal consensus around human trafficking?
The cross border nature of human trafficking
Palermo Protocol 2003 – it’s impacts and limitations
The UN’s Post-2015 goals and the role of human trafficking
12:45 Lunch  
13:30 The Economics of Human Trafficking
The money behind the trafficking industry
The economics behind vulnerability to trafficking
How much does human trafficking cost us financially?
The demand for cheap labour creating the market for traffickers
Case study: human trafficking and major sporting events
14:45 Afternoon Tea  
15:00 Crime: The Crux of the Trafficking Issue and Policy Impacts
How have criminal networks developed human trafficking?
Organised crime networks exploiting weak systems and conflict
The role of corruption
Law enforcement and its role
16:15 End of Day Wrap Up
Questions and discussion
16:30 Close  

Day Two: 

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chair's Introduction and Recap
10:00 Social Impacts
The victims are those who suffer most – health, emotional trauma
The creation of social inequalities and stigma
Short vs long term support
11:00 Morning Coffee
11:15 The Immigration/Asylum Debate and Impact on Policy
How political attitudes to migration/asylum feed trafficking
These attitudes putting victims at risk
Case study: the Eastern Mediterranean
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Gender and Human Trafficking
How does human trafficking target different gender groups?
Gender equality efforts and their importance
Case study: sex trafficking of young girls in the UK and E.Europe
14:30 Afternoon Tea
14:45 Supporting Victims of Human Trafficking
The vastly different support structures worldwide
The risks of not supporting victims of human trafficking
Identifying and referring victims of human trafficking
16:15 End of Day Wrap Up
16:30 Close

Day Three: 

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chair's Introduction and Recap
10:00 Policy Planning: Prevention
Awareness campaigns
Identifying sections of society most vulnerable - research
Anti-trafficking strategies embedded in all policy areas
Legislative measures and resource allocation
Training for stakeholders
11:15 Morning Coffee  
11:30 Policy Planning: Protection
UNODC 2008 Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons
Identifying victims
Ensuring victims are not classified as criminals due to their status
Winning the confidence of victims: protecting the identity of victims and providing for their safety
12:45 Lunch  
13:30 Policy Planning: Prosecution
Enhancing pre-existing criminal penalties
Capacity building of law enforcement and justice bodies
Obstacles: clandestine nature, concerns of victims
Building international technical cooperation and consensus
Ensuring serious penalties for traffickers
Special training for local law enforcement bodies
14:45 Afternoon tea
15:00 Policy Planning: Re-Integration
Refuges for survivors and initial contact
Judicial and citizenship arrangements for victims of trafficking
Overcoming social stigma and personal emotional scars
Practical considerations: financial, citizenship, employment
Which bodies are responsible for rehabilitation and reintegration?
16:15 End of Day Wrap Up
Questions and discussion
16:30 Close  

Day Four:

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chair's Introduction and Recap
10:00 Stakeholder Engagement and a Holistic Approach
Who are the key stakeholders? – Governments, Business, Media and Civil Society
The importance of blending top down and bottom up approaches
Effective partnerships, communication and coordination
Strategies to involve all stakeholders
Best and worst practice examples
11:15 Morning Coffee  
11:30 Business Responsibility
Addressing modern slavery in supply chains
Case Study: UK Modern Slavery Act
12:15 Public Awareness
How have awareness campaigns developed over the years?
Success/failures of international and national awareness campaigns
The role of the media and the new role for social media
Case study: building grassroots support
13:00 Lunch  
13:45 Political Impact
Looking the other way?
14:45 Afternoon tea  
15:00 Looking Ahead: Trends and Future Developments
How will current trends affect current and future policies?
Will different societal groups be impacted?
A more holistic attitude or moving towards securitisation?
Group discussion
16:15 End of Day Wrap Up
Questions and discussion
17:00 Close  

Day Five: 

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chair's Introduction and Recap
10:00 Facilitated Action Plans: Strengthening Your Frameworks
Facilitated workshop: how to include anti trafficking strategies within an organisation
11:30 Morning Coffee
11:45 Chartered Management Institute Overview
Structuring a written piece of work for assessment - Generic overview and principles
Structuring these two specific pieces of work to demonstrate all the assessment criteria
12:15 End of Course Wrap up
Questions and discussion
Evaluation Forms, Group Photo and Certificate Presentations
13:00 Course Close and Lunch