Fully-funded places at Trust Conference - November 2018

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Do you work for an NGO, legal organisation or social enterprise focused on human rights and related issues?

Apply to the Trust Conference Scholarship Programme to become part of a thriving movement to fight slavery and empower women worldwide. 

Apply now

What is Trust Conference?

Trust Conference is committed to finding real solutions to fight slavery, empower women, and advance human rights worldwide. The annual event convenes global corporations, lawyers, government representatives, and pioneers at the forefront of the fight for human rights.

The 2017 annual conference brought together 700 global leaders from 65 countries including Brazil, Australia, China, India, Kyrgyzstan and Switzerland. The two-day event reached 4.1 million people worldwide through extensive media coverage and highly interactive social media engagement.

About the Scholarship Programme

The Trust Conference Scholarship is part of the Trust Conference, hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation on November 14 and 15 in London, United Kingdom.

The Programme funds frontline activists and human rights defenders from across the world to attend the annual conference. This year, they will award scholarships to applicants from diverse disciplines that will bring unique perspectives and help forge tangible commitments at Trust Conference. For global leaders who want to connect and take action, the prestigious Trust Conference Scholarship Programme offers access to an influential gathering of NGOs, heads of corporations, lawyers, public servants and philanthropists from around the world.

When & where is the conference?

15 & 16 November. London, UK.

What does the scholarship include?

  • Free attendance at the Trust Conference on November 14 and 15 2018 in  London, United Kingdom
  • Financial bursary to support travel and accommodation costs (up to £1,000).
  • Name and photo in Trust Conference marketing materials

Who can apply?

The Trust Conference Scholarship Programme is open to all applicants working in the areas of human trafficking, slavery and human rights. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate their participation at Trust Conference will enhance their work in their own communities.

Why should you attend?

  • Learn and engage: From slavery to reproductive rights, from supply chain transparency to violence against women, Trust Conference is a unique learning opportunity for anyone seeking a local and global perspective. 
  • Connections worth making: Meet thought leaders, philanthropists, top decision-makers, academics and corporate champions. 
  • Inspiration like no other: From survivors of trafficking to human rights activists from the frontlines, hear from changemakers who are creating an impact in their communities and beyond.
  • Action, not just words: Find out how you can make a difference by supporting some of the initiatives presented on stage. 

Learn more about Trust Conference