Members of the NGO Committee to Stop Trafficking in Persons participate in several United Nations task forces, including:
Advocacy Task Force
Works to increase CSTIP's advocacy efforts. The Advocacy Task Force engages with UN commissions and agencies and meets with UN missions to press the case for implementation of anti-trafficking conventions and protocols, emphasizing human rights.
Read about the human rights of trafficked persons.
Business Ethics Task Force
Advocates with the United Nations, member states and businesses to promote accountability and implementation of international protocols and conventions, national legal mechanisms, voluntary codes and internal standards.
Access the Business Ethics Task Force fact sheets here:
Get the facts on human trafficking and corporate social responsibility.
Get the facts on human trafficking in supply chains.
Read the fact sheet on business and migration.
Exploitation and Demand Task Force
Researches laws worldwide that address sexual exploitation and enforcement mechanisms for such laws. The task force studies effective practices that counter exploitation and that educate societies to help eliminate demand.
Forced Labor Task Force
Examines the reality of forced labor and seeks to address this issue utilizing UN mechanisms.
Review and Writing Task Force
Analyzes selected documents and research relevant to the eradication of human trafficking, as addressed by the committee's mission statement. The task force takes the lead in preparing interventions for UN events.
Youth and Children Task Force
Provides information and tools to committee members for use in advocacy work with civil society organizations, corporate entities, and UN bodies to protect children and youth from human trafficking.