Modern Slavery is an important area of advocacy which includes organ trafficking. Understanding the ‘supply chain’ obligations of universities, hospitals, medical institutions and business is critical to calling for accountability and justice.
This presentation and Q&A focus on the following:
– What are the UN Business and Human Rights Guidelines and how do they relate to forced organ harvesting in China?
– What OECD complaint mechanisms exist and what are the possibilities for advocates who want to call for accountability and transparency.
– How to make a complaint to the National Contact Point in your country.
Presenter: Madeleine Bridgett
Madeleine Bridgett is an international human rights barrister. She is the Co-Chair of the Business and Human Rights Subcommittee for the Australian Lawyers of Human Rights, a member of the Human Rights Committee for the NSW Bar Association and past Chair and member of ETAC’s Australian Committee. Madeleine has published work in both national and international journals and has presented at conferences globally. She has been invited to give evidence at parliamentary inquiries on business and human rights, modern slavery and organ trafficking. Madeleine is known for her fearless and unrelenting advocacy in the areas of human rights and international law.
ETAC often hosts trainings and webinars focused around educating and empowering the community towards ending forced organ harvesting in China. Guest speakers are industry professionals from a range of backgrounds (including law, politics and journalism), who share their expertise in dealing with issues surrounding human rights, media and laws and regulations. Many of these events are recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel. If you are interested in staying up to date on our latest news and events, please subscribe and follow us on social media: