2022 Assembly


Protecting migrant populations from human trafficking and exploitation through forced labour at sea- Free COMPASS E-Learning course.


Interested in learning more to enhance your current anti-trafficking efforts? COMPASS (Coalition of Organizations and Ministries Promoting the Abolition of Slavery at Sea) is offering free e-learning modules and downloadable materials to those interested in acquiring knowledge and skills to identify, screen, and respond to trafficking victims in the maritime industry more effectively.
Topics include:

  • Human Trafficking 101
  • Fishing Terminology
  • Trafficking at Sea: the Legal Framework
  • Pre-departure Orientation
  • Mental health
  • Trauma informed care
  • Guidelines for Safe Shelter Operations
  • Outreach and Awareness Raising

You can begin your learning journey by creating an account. Go to Click “Sign up here” and complete the registration form.
Once logged in, you will see all COMPASS courses and resources under the Catalogue list.  (Look for the Anti-Trafficking Category on the left hand side.)
To enroll in a course, simply click ‘Start’. You will be taken to the course home page and can begin. 
Adapted from COATNET Newsletter September-December 2017- by Anne Kelleher, RENATE Communications.