Livia Wagner

Livia Wager with the United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking

Ms Livia Wagner is the Private Sector Focal Point of the United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT). Before joining the United Nations, Ms. Wagner worked as a civil servant for the Austrian Foreign Ministry in the department of development cooperation, concentrating on African countries. She also has private sector work experience in the travel and tourism sector and has in addition worked for the Non-Governmental Organisation ECPAT in the field of combating commercial sexual exploitation of children and child trafficking. Her travel and tourism experience has contributed to her strong focus on cooperation with tourism agents and hospitality companies and conducting trainings for the private sector on preventing and combating child trafficking. Ms Wagner has written several publications and is member of the Austrian Association for Sociology.

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Children of Civil Rights and Defenders of Human Rights

After the War of 1812, Canada’s reputation as a safe haven for slaves grew. Fugitive slaves fled to planned settlements like The Elgin Settlement, known today as Buxton, located in Ontario. Bryan and Shannon Prince from the Buxton National Historic Site & Museum will share how Buxton survived and developed … Read more  

North America Humanity