We will complement and amplify existing international collaborations on modern slavery and human trafficking.
The Commission aims to help eradicate modern slavery and human trafficking in three ways:
We provide high-level
An inclusive Global Commission that brings together influential figures of renown from politics, civil society, business and research can restore lost political momentum and catalyse action by states and other stakeholders.
We build the evidence
and knowledge base.
We help ensure that global efforts on modern slavery and human trafficking are better connected to the production of research and evidence, so that modern slavery laws, policies and practices are fully informed by the best research into the drivers of modern slavery and the best analysis as to what works.
We promote and
We promote and facilitate international collaborations and partnerships between states, multilateral organisations, civil society, business, researchers and people with lived experience, as well as between the global, regional and national levels. We aim to complement and amplify existing collaborative efforts.
The Commission focuses on:
- Tackling forced labour in supply chains
- Effective national implementation by states of their international commitments
- More effective engagement of civil society in crisis contexts
It will have a global membership and leadership, particularly including the Global South, be genuinely independent from any government or international organisation, and look beyond the usual suspects to include fresh voices from outside the modern slavery sector.
It is envisaged that, from launch, the Global Commission will have two phases: first, 12-18 months to produce a flagship report, setting out detailed recommendations to states, international organisations and other stakeholders on how to reverse the recent significant increase in modern slavery, together with an action plan; and second, an implementation phase, in which
The Global Commission will complement and amplify existing international collaborations on modern slavery and human trafficking so as to maximise their political impact. It will do so by partnering with other key actors in the field, including GFEMS, Alliance 8.7 and ICAT, and working to reduce obstacles to international collaboration.