Project Solebay Conference – Discussing modern slavery in conflict

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“When we oppress others, we end up oppressing ourselves. All of our humanity is dependent upon recognising the humanity in others.” Desmond Tutu On 14th May, Trilateral Research and St Mary’s University welcomed an array of stakeholders (MOD, business, government, law enforcement, charities and researchers involved in combatting human trafficking and modern slavery) to a […]

Project Solebay Conference: Assessing the risk of modern slavery in conflict

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We are delighted to announce that the Project Solebay: Assessing the risk of modern slavery in conflict conference will take place at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London, on 14 May 2019. The event, organised by Trilateral Research and hosted by St Mary’s University, culminates work done in Project Solebay, which involves the development of risk assessment […]

Leveraging data to develop modern slavery risk assessments

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Trilateral’s Data Science team has built interactive cloud-based dashboards to bring data-driven insights into modern slavery risk assessments. Trilateral Research is working in conjunction with the UK’s Ministry of Defence on Project Solebay, funded by Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA). The aim of the project is to develop a risk assessment methodology and tools to […]

Risk – “easy to say and difficult to understand”

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In this blog, Toby Fenton, Associate Product Manager at Trilateral Research, analyses the concept of risk and our approach in developing risk assessment methodologies in the project Solebay. Risk is an inherent part of life. We often talk of ‘risky’ behaviour, ‘taking risks’ and being ‘risk adverse’, and the language of risk is commonplace across […]

Combating human trafficking in areas affected by armed conflicts

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As defined in the oath of allegiance taken by members of the British Armed Forces upon attestation, the UK military’s defining purpose is to ‘faithfully defend her Majesty, her heirs and successors in person, crown and dignity against all enemies’. Since the 17thCentury, the military has fought many wars against other states in service of this […]

Which are the enablers of Modern Slavery and Human trafficking?


In collaboration with CCARHT (Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking) and The Zovighian Partnership, we are proud to have co-organised the 2018 CCARTH Counter Trafficking Cambridge Summer Symposium. We will address questions such as: which are the enablers of Modern Slavery and Human trafficking? This year’s symposium is an opportunity to explore five […]