How to Eradicate Slavery by 2030
Monday, February 25, 2019
1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
A public lecture hosted by the Keough School of Global Affairs
John A. McCarthy
Chair, Sydney Archdiocesan Antislavery Taskforce
Chair, G20 Interfaith Forum Antislavery, Human Trafficking and Forced Labour Task Force
Former Australian Ambassador to the Holy See
John McCarthy will discuss the Catholic community’s role in eradicating modern-day slavery.
During his diplomatic service at the Holy See, McCarthy was closely involved with human rights issues, particularly the eradication of modern slavery and human trafficking. In 2015, he was called to participate in conferences and consultations in Rome that focused on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. McCarthy has served as chair of the Sydney Archdiocesan Antislavery Task Force since 2017. He holds a master of laws degree from the University of Virginia.