OHCHR Press Conference
Date: 8 June 2017
10:30 - 11:15
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons
The Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, will discuss her report on trafficking in supply chains, and the efforts of multi-stakeholder initiatives and industry coalitions to address the issue.
Ms. Giammarinaro identifies and analyses main challenges in adopting voluntary standards and certification schemes to detect trafficking in companies’ supply chains. She also provides recommendations to strengthen voluntary standards and the certification processes to improve detection and remediation of cases of trafficking in persons. The report will be presented to the Human Rights Council on Friday 9 June.
Mme Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, Rapporteuse spéciale sur la traite des êtres humains, en particulier les femmes et les enfants