International Expert Round Table in Vienna: (Anti-) Human Trafficking in the Digital Age

September 28, 2018
10:00 - 16:00 MESZ/MEZ

International Round Table on

HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: The Interplay between ‚New‘ Technology, Trafficking and Anti-Human Trafficking

From Ignorance Production Towards Better Understanding of & Engagement with Human Trafficking-Related Aspects of Online Spaces & Internet Networks

organized in the framework of the

‚Regional Implementation Initiative on Preventing & Combating Human Trafficking‘ (Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe IDM)

in Cooperation with

CEIPA-Center for European and International Policy Action, EUSDR-EU Strategy for the Danube Region, ACT.NOW and the Vienna Office for Human Rights

Renowned international experts, practitioners, policy-makers, researchers and stakeholders will provide in-dephth information, facts and findings of recent studies/research/surveys/projects  as well as analyse and discuss issues such as

 – How has the digital age changed the modi operandi of human trafficking?

–  In what ways has uncontrolled Internet communication facilitated greater impunity for smuggling, human trafficking and irregular migration?

– Do the new communication technologies trigger better protection of victims of trafficking and migrants in general, or are they even further put at risk?

– What are the perils of ‚Big data‘ and the challenges to privacy of migrant workers and trafficked persons?

– How is Cybercrime fuelling digital underground economy while making the link with human trafficking?

– How to deal with polarized/‚alternative‘ facts and counteract ‚fake news‘ or rather distorted news about human trafficking?

– The importance of Ethical Standards in working with migrant workers and victims of trafficking.

– What ‚new‘ additional instruments need to be developed and implemented with regard to migration and anti-human trafficking in the changing world of digital age –

– at international, EU, regional, national, local levels?

  • Beginn: Freitag, 28. September 2018, 10:00 Uhr
  • Ende: Freitag, 28. September 2018, 16:00 Uhr
  • Ort: Haus der Europäischen Union
  • Adresse: Wipplingerstraße 35, 1010 Wien
  • Auskunft: Helga Konrad
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