Luis C.deBaca

Former US Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

Ambassador (ret.) Luis C.deBaca coordinated U.S. government activities in the global fight against contemporary forms of slavery as head of the State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons during the Obama Administration.  As one of the United States’ most decorated federal prosecutors, Ambassador C.deBaca updated the post-Civil War statutes and the 13th Amendment to develop the “victim centered approach” to modern slavery, which has become the global standard for combating human trafficking. He is now Senior Fellow in Modern Slavery at the Gilder Lerhman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, of Yale University’s Macmillan Center for International and Area Studies.

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Conflict and Humanitarian Settings

The Impact of COVID-19 on Modern Slavery

Angharad Smith, James Cockayne
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Measurement and Statistical Methods

Symposium: Effective Measurements for Change

Alice Eckstein
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Economics, Business Regulation and Supply Chains

Strengthening Evidence to Tackle Labour Exploitation and Human Trafficking

Francisca Sassetti, Hannah Thinyane
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Conflict and Humanitarian Settings

The Impact of COVID-19 on Modern Slavery

Angharad Smith, James Cockayne
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Measurement and Statistical Methods

Can Anti-Slavery Tools Assist Environmental Conservation Efforts?

Nesrien Hamid
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Survivor and Victim Support

The Trafficking of Girls and Young Women: Identifying Gender-specific Vulnerabilities in Nepal, Nigeria and Uganda

Anthony Davis
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