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SlaveFree Today Podcast

Jun 21, 2020

Dr. Tina Davis and Giulia Laganà discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on migrant workers and forced laborers. Giulia leads the Open Society European Policy Institute’s analysis and advocacy on EU policies on migration and asylum. A migration expert with 15 years of experience, Laganà was a senior adviser on migration, human rights, EU and international affairs to the president of the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome from 2013 to 2016. Previously, she spent four years with the United Nations, working for UNHCR and UNDP in Italy and Brussels, respectively. While she was with the United Nations Development Programme, Laganà oversaw migration and development projects in Western and North Africa. Her work experience also includes stints with NGOs such as SOLIDAR and with the European Commission.