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The Say Something if you See Something, City of Oxford Hotel Conference took place on 16th March 2016, at the Holiday Inn, Pear Tree Roundabout, Oxford.
Last month, Dr Maureen Brookes of Oxford Brookes University, a member of the European Commission co-funded Combat Human Trafficking project team, was fortunate to attend a planning meeting for Hotel Watch Oxford, a new initiative in the fight against human exploitation.
The exemplary role Shiva Foundation is playing in the Combat against Human Trafficking
The research by the Combat Human Trafficking Project was presented at the 8th International Conference on Services Management in Washington DC, USA on the 30th of November, 2015.
Corporate Responsibility and Annual ‘Transparency in Supply Chains’ Statements, Modern Slavery Act 2015
The workshop delivered by Mihai Cazacu and Andreea Salvan, Ratiu Center for Democracy, Romania; Maureen Brookes, Oxford Brookes University, UK; Angela Roper and Alexandros Paraskevas, University of West London, UK.
Human trafficking (also known as 'modern slavery') is one of the most profitable types of crime in the world, with an annual trade value of around $32 billion.
Modern Slavery and the Hospitality Sector: How to protect your business against human trafficking, forced labour and labour exploitation. Blog post by Kate Clayton-Hathway, Oxford Brookes Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice.
Hospitality and tourism businesses are currently in the spotlight regarding human trafficking. Dr Maureen Brookes, one of the project team members, highlights the currency and relevancy of this project in this latest briefing on the combat human trafficking project.
A darker side of hospitality....
Blog post by Dr Maureen Brookes, Vice President ICHRIE.
When we think of the hospitality industry most of us think back on positive or happy experiences. However, there is a darker side for some who experience the hospitality industry....
Invisible slaves and involuntary slave masters. Blog post by Cora Motoc, British Embassy in Bucharest.
What would you say or do if you knew that behind your most beautiful vacations or most perfect evenings out, there are slaves working for you? ...
Dr. Pekka Iivari, Senior Researcher, Lapland University of Applied Sciences, Multidimensional Tourism Institute and M.A. Niko Niemisalo, Project Manager, Lapland University of Applied Sciences, Multidimensional Tourism Institute.
Anneliese Dodds, Labour MEP for the South East of England:
Recent figures from the Salvation Army suggest that my own region, the South East, has a major problem with human trafficking . . .