Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery in Aviation

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Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
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€ 1090.00

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Modern slavery and human trafficking are serious, often hidden, crimes that affect millions of men, women and children across the globe. There are an estimated 40 million people in slavery at any time according to the International Labour Organisation’s Global estimates 2017. Over 66% of all trafficking victims are estimated to be transported across at least one international border (UNODC). Airlines and airports are places used by traffickers and victims of trafficking.

Foremost, this course will give awareness about what modern slavery and human trafficking are and how it affects the aviation sector. Further, it will tell how to spot the signs and indicators of trafficking and how to report suspicious behaviour. This way, the course will assist with the identification of traffickers and victims, the methods for reporting concerning actions, and how to proceed for the protection of victims - aiming for an increase in the identification and protection of victims of trafficking and the prosecution of offenders.

Ultimately, the course will help compliance with ICAO Circular 352 (Guidelines for Cabin Crew on Identifying and Responding to Trafficking in Persons 2018), and ICAO Annex 9. 


Course Content

  • Modern slavery and relevance to aviation
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
  • UN Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking
  • The Blue Heart Campaign
  • Inter-Agency Coordination Group against Trafficking in Persons (ICAT)
  • What is human trafficking
  • Labour exploitation
  • Domestic servitude
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Criminal exploitation
  • Transparency in the supply chain
  • Identifing the tell-tale signs
  • Indicators of trafficking
  • Aviation roles and responsibilities for identifying victims
  • Reporting and documenting suspicious activity
  • Victim support

Learning Objectives

  • To describe the regulatory requirements for combatting trafficking in persons and modern slavery in the aviation sector
  • To identify and differentiate the types of trafficking and modern slavery practices that affect the aviation sector
  • To identify and apply indicators of human trafficking in an aviation environment to spot and protect victims
  • To assess methods for preventing trafficking in persons and the protection of victims
  • To discuss how airlines and aviation organisations can collaborate with and assist law enforcement agencies to prevent and prosecute human trafficking cases, and formulate local action plans
  • To design and produce a practical guide template for use within aviation are

Who should take this course

Airlines, aviation authorities, ground handling, airport operators, suppliers, law enforcement, immigration authorities, aviation shopping outlets


None. The course is an awareness-raising course and has universal relevance to all organisations and individuals working in the aviation sector.


2 days 

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk, NL Netherlands
Dates not yet confirmed
€ 1090.00

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