News

Regional focus on the dark face of globalisation

This year’s Santa Marta conference focused on regional realities with tailored solutions to human trafficking in each continent. With input from every continent, each region discussed their experiences, both the successes and challenges they face, with growing collaboration identified as a priority in neighbouring countries where the challenges are similar.

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Vatican

Pope: Tackle broader issues of human trafficking like "models of economic growth that privilege profit over persons"

Pope Francis has met with Santa Marta Group members at the conclusion of their two-day conference that sought to build on a partnership founded in 2014 to fight human trafficking and modern slavery.

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Interview

Supporting Seafarers

Fr Bruno Ciceri, who is International Director of the Catholic Church's organisation supporting seafarers. Apostleship of the Sea, spoke to delegates at the...Read more

Interview

Situation in Poland

Deputy Director of the Polish National Police, Irmina Gołębiewska, talks about the challenge to overcome trafficking and modern slavery in Poland.Read more

Interview

Trafficking in South Africa

Archbishop of Cape Town Stephen Brislin talks about the realities of human trafficking and modern slavery in South Africa. Archbishop Brislin was attending t...Read more

Interview

Realities in Sierra Leone

David Yambasu from Caritas Sierra Leone (Diocese of Bo) explains the current state of play with regard to tackling human trafficking in the West African coun...Read more

Interview

Morning Session

We caught up with Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Santa Marta Group after the morning session of the global anti-human trafficking conference taki...Read more

Interview

Opening Address

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Santa Marta Group, gives the opening address to delegates at the organisation's 2018 conference held in the Vatica...Read more

News

Santa Marta Group meets at the Vatican to promote struggle against human trafficking

Senior law enforcement officers, Bishops, religious women and key international organisations are meeting together for the fifth Santa Marta Group conference this week in the Vatican to update and share best practise in the fight against human trafficking and modern slavery.

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