2013 Conference


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Trust Conference is committed to finding real solutions to fight slavery, empower women, and advance human rights worldwide. The annual event convenes global corporations, lawyers, government representatives, and pioneers at the forefront of the fight for human rights.

The annual conference brings together over 700 global leaders from 60 countries including Brazil, Australia, China, India, Kyrgyzstan and Switzerland. The two-day event reaches 65 million people worldwide through extensive media coverage and highly interactive social media engagement.

2013 Speakers

Trust 2013 Conference brought together world leaders and inspirational campaigners with powerful stories and solutions for change.

Amira Yahyaoui

Human rights activist and President, Al Bawsala

Anne Gallagher

Independent scholar and legal adviser

Anuradha Koirala

Founder and Executive Director, Maiti Nepal

Belinda Goldsmith

Editor-in-Chief, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Benjamin Skinner

Founder and Principal, Transparentem

Bradley Myles

CEO and Director, Polaris Project

Cherie Blair

Lawyer and founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Christy Turlington Burns

Founder, Every Mother Counts, filmmaker, author, model

Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.

District Attorney, New York County

Dan Viederman

Managing Director, Humanity United

David Batstone

President and Co-Founder, Not For Sale; CEO, Dignitá

Dr. Sima Samar

Chairperson of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC)

Edna Adan

Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Somaliland; Founder, Edna Adan Univ. Hospital

Hazel Thompson

Award-winning photojournalist

Her Majesty Queen Noor

Chair of the Noor Al Hussein and King Hussein Foundations

Iman Bibars

Vice President, Ashoka Global

Jacquelyn MacLennan

Partner, White & Case

Jess Search

CEO Doc Society

Kevin Bales

CMG, Prof. of Contemporary Slavery & Research Director of the Rights Lab, U. of Nottingham.

Laura Bates

Founder, Everyday Sexism Project

Madeleine Rees

Secretary General, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Mariane Pearl

Journalist, author and Managing Editor of Chime for Change

Martina Vandenberg

Founder & President, The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center

Mona Eltahawy

Award-winning columnist

Nazir Afzal

Former Chief Executive of the Police & Crime Commissioners for England & Wales

Nick Grono

President and CEO, The Freedom Fund

Priti Patel

Deputy director and HIV Programme Manager, Southern Africa Litigation Centre

Sir Suma Chakrabarti

President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Stephen Dunbar-Johnson

President, International, The New York Times Company

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