International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition

News - 23 August, 2015

Today Wilton Park marks the International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition, a United Nations sponsored awareness day that offers the opportunity to commemorate the victims of the slave trade and to raise awareness of modern slavery and the illicit trafficking of humans. The migration challenge: tackling root causes Monday 12 […]

World Day against Trafficking in Persons

News - 30 July, 2015

Today Wilton Park marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons, to raise awareness of the victims of human trafficking and modern slavery, and to reflect upon what more must be done to promote and protect their rights. It is now more than 200 years ago that the British House of Commons passed legislation to make […]

World Day against Child Labour

News - 12 June, 2015

Wilton Park reflects upon the international problem of Child Labour and efforts to combat it going forward. In the modern world it is estimated by the UN that around 215 million children work every day with many on a full-time basis. This denies them the opportunity to be children; they lack the chance to play, […]