How to Eradicate Slavery by 2030

John McCarthy

Monday, February 25, 2019

12:30 p.m.

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.

This event is open to the public. No RSVP is required.

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