The UN Global Compact Network Australia is pleased to invite participant representatives working on modern slavery and human rights within their organisation to an in-person consultation with the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, Professor Tomoya Obokata.
This consultation will provide UN Global Compact participants the opportunity to meet and engage with Professor Obokata and to discuss challenges and opportunities in combating slavery within business operations and supply chains.
- Professor Tomoya Obokata, UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery
- Vanessa Zimmerman, Chair, Modern Slavery Community of Practice, UN Global Compact Network Australia (Facilitator)
Professor Tomoya Obokata is a Japanese scholar of international law and human rights, specialising in transnational organised crime, human trafficking and modern slavery. He currently serves as the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, having held the mandate since appointment by the UN Human Rights Council in March 2020. Professor Obokata also serves as Professor of International Human Rights Law at York Law School, York, UK.
Note: Due to constraints on available room space, attendance is limited to one representative from each participating company. For any queries or to express your interest in attending this participant only event, contact Chris Caskey.