2022 Assembly


International webinars series- featuring Imelda Poole on 27 October 2020


International webinars on Human Trafficking in light of ‘’Laudato ‘Si’’ and ‘’Fratelli Tutti’’ Encyclicals.

Tuesday 20, October 2020, 18:00-19:30 (CET)- ‘’Religious working in International Advocacy against Human Trafficking’’.

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Professor Michel Veuthey, Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to monitor and combat human trafficking.

Sr. Mirjam Beike, OLCGS, Congregation of the Good Shepherd Sisters’ NGO representative at the UN in Geneva. Mirjam is a RENATE member and has worked for 30 years with survivors of human trafficking in Germany and Albania.

Sr. Imelda Poole, OBE, IBVM, President of RENATE– Religious in Europe Networking against Trafficking and Exploitation. RENATE is a European network of Religious and Lay co-workers working in all fields against human trafficking in 31 European countries.

Sr. Winifred Doherty, OLCGS, NGO representative at the UN in New York, for the Congregation of the Good Shepherd Sisters. Winifred spent 16 years in Ethiopia, empowering girls and women through education-providing alternatives to prostitution and lessening vulnerability to being trafficked.    

Mr. Luke de Pulford, Director and co-founder of the ARISE Foundation, preventing slavery in source communities by developing and supporting frontline groups and networks. Much of Luke’s professional life has focussed on the UK Parliament, where he is well known for his work in the defence of the dignity of the human person.