Events: Conferences and Training Across the Country

11Feb09

Asylum Aid highlighted these to events in their recent newsletter which you can sign up or, asylumaid.org.uk

Stopping Traffick – Implementing the UK’s Commitment to Stopping Human Trafficking
Central London, 4th March

This one day conference aims to bring together key agencies and individuals working to implement the UK government’s strategy to eradicate trafficking. The conference will foster multi-agency working, sharing experiences and discussing what more needs to be done to eradicate this form of slavery.

The conference will include presentations, panel discussions and question and answer sessions. Key speakers include: Alan
Campbell MP, Crime Reduction Minister; Vera Baird QC MP; Nick Kinsella, The UK Human Trafficking Centre and a representative from The Poppy Project. Panel discussions will also include the following agencies: NSPCC, Anti-Slavery
International, London Metropolitan University, Unite and the Children’s Legal Centre.

Conference costs: Charities, trade unions and academics – £124 + VAT.

For further information and registration see: http://www.connectpa.co.uk/conferences/humantrafficking

Forced Marriage: The New Law Training Course
Rights of Women
Manchester 4 March
, Birmingham 11 March, Leeds 18 March, Cardiff 25 March 2–4.45pm

This practical course will provide an essential understanding of the new forced marriage civil protection orders and how women and organisations can apply for them.

The course is CPD Accredited by the Law Society and Bar Council

All participants will receive a copy of the Rights of Women report: ‘Pathways to Justice: BMER women, violence and the law.’

For further information and registration details see: http://www.rightsofwomen.org.uk/pdfs/forced_marriage_new.pdf
Or Tel: 020 7251 6575

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