How to Eradicate Slavery by 2030


Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

A public lecture hosted by the Keough School of Global Affairs

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John A. McCarthy
Chair, Sydney Archdiocesan Antislavery Taskforce
Former Australian Ambassador to the Holy See


John McCarthy will discuss the Catholic community’s role in eradicating modern-day slavery.

During his diplomatic service at the Holy See, McCarthy was closely involved with human rights issues, particularly the eradication of modern slavery and human trafficking. In 2015, he was called to participate in conferences and consultations in Rome that focused on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. He was was a speaker at the G20 Interfaith Forum in Buenos Aires last September and was invited to chair the Forum’s Antislavery Task Force and co-author the Forum Statement to the G20 Leaders Summit last November. He holds a master of laws degree from the University of Virginia.

This event is open to the public. No RSVP is required.

Sponsored by:

Keough School of Global Affairs
Catholic Peacebuilding Network
Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights
Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion