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World-wide participants

World-wide participants

INSTITUTIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

The Slave Route (UNESCO)
www.unesco.org/new/fr/culture/themes/dialogue/the-slave-route

African Passages (UNESCO)
spinner.cofc.edu/unescoafricanpassages

Committee for the History and Heritage of Slavery
www.comite-memoire-esclavage.fr

Route of the Abolitions of Slavery and of Human Rights
www.abolitions.org

International Research Center, Slavery (CNRS)
www.esclavages.cnrs.fr

The Shackles of Memory Organization
anneauxdelamemoire.org

Memory St Barth | History of the island of Saint-Barthélemy
www.memoirestbarth.com

MUSEUMS

Brazil

Museu da Abolição, Recife
www.cultura.pe.gov.br

Museu Afro Brasil, Sao Paulo
www.museuafrobrasil.org.br

United States

Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco
www.moadsf.org

Slavery in New York, New York Historical Society, New York
www.slaveryinnewyork.org

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati
www.freedomcenter.org

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington
www.nps.gov/frdo

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture, Baltimore
www.africanamericanculture.org

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington
nmaahc.si.edu

France

Musée d’histoire de Nantes, Nantes
www.chateaunantes.fr

Maison de la Négritude et des Droits de l’Homme, Champagney
www.ot-ronchamp.fr

Musée de la Compagnie des Indes, Port-Louis
musee.lorient.fr

Espace muséographie Victor Schoelcher, son œuvre
www.fessenheim.fr

Mémorial ACTe, Pointe à Pitre, Guadeloupe
www.cr-guadeloupe.fr

Musée Schoelcher, Pointe à Pitre, Guadeloupe
www.cg971.fr

Muséum Agricole et Industriel Stella Matutina, Reunion Island
www.mi-aime-a-ou.com

United Kingdom

International Slavery Museum, Liverpool
www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

London, Sugar & Slavery, Londres
www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Wilberforce, Hull
www.hullcc.gov.uk

MEMORIALS

Research on Memorials to Slavery
Les lieux de mémoire de l’esclavage dans départements d’outre-mer, by Thierry Nicolas
echogeo.revues.org

The Route of the Abolition of Slavery and of Human Rights (CMHE)
www.abolitions.org

South Africa

Cape Town Slavery Memorial, Cape Town
www.uclan.ac.uk

Benin

La route des Esclaves et la Porte du non-retour (The Slave Route and the Door of No-Return), Ouidah
www.museeouidah.org

Cuba

Monumento al Cimarron, Santiago
www.cultstgo.cult.cu

France

Le Panthéon, Paris
pantheon.monuments-nationaux.fr

Jardins du Sénat, Paris
www.comite-memoire-esclavage.fr

Monument en l’honneur de la mulâtresse Solitude (Monument in honor of the Mulatto Solitude), Bagneux
www.comite-memoire-esclavage.fr

Monument de l’abolition de l’esclavage (Monument for the Abolition of Slavery), Petit Canal, Guadeloupe
www.ladograve.com

Mémorial Cap 110 de Laurent Valère, Anse Caffard, Martinique
www.comite-memoire-esclavage.fr

L’arbre de la liberté (The tree of freedom), Lamentin, Martinique
www.mairie-lelamentin.com

Mémorial du cent cinquantenaire de l’abolition (Memorial to the Fifty Years of Abolition), Saint-Paul, La Réunion
www.petit-patrimoine.com

Statue de Victor Schœlcher, Cayenne, Guiana
patrimoine-de-france.com

Barbados

The Emancipation Statue, Barbados
www.barbados.org

Holland

Slavernij Monument, Middelburg
www.buitenbeeldinbeeld.nl

Nationaal Monument Slavernijverleden, Amsterdam
www.ninsee.nl

United Kingdom

Memorial to the Bicentenary of the Abolition, Fen Court, London www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Reconciliation Sculpture, Liverpool
www.forachange.net

CONTEMPORARY SLAVERY

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

United Nations Organization (UN)
International organization that includes virtually every State on the planet, with a view to maintaining international peace. Its actions in favor of Human Rights have led it to address forced labor and contemporary slavery.
www.un.org

International Organization of Labor
A UN specialized institution that unites governments, employers and employees of UN member-states to promote decent working conditions throughout the world. The agency is particularly focused on forced labor and child labor.
www.ilo.org

International Labor Office (ILO)
Permanent secretariat of the International Labor Organization, with headquarters in Geneva.
www.ilo.org

Council of Europe
European governmental organization with a legal status that promotes the protection of Human Rights and the rule of law in Europe, particularly through the implementation of legal standards.
www.coe.int

International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
International trade union organization uniting 305 active trade unions from 151 countries and representing over 175 million workers.
www.ituc-csi.org

NGOs AND SOCIETIES

International

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
Non-governmental organization federating 164 groups in over 100 countries with the goal of achieving respect of the rights set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
www.fidh.org

Anti-slavery International 
founded in England in 1839, this is the oldest international organization dedicated to Human Rights and to the fight against slavery throughout the world.
www.antislavery.org

Free The Slaves (FTS)
Main US NGO dedicated to the fight against modern slavery.
www.freetheslaves.net

Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) 
located in the United States, fighting human trafficking and working towards the rehabilitation of victims.
www.castla.org

France

Comité contre l’esclavage moderne (CCEM)
combats all forms of servitude and assists and frees victims of slavery.
www.esclavagemoderne.org

The Group “Ensemble contre la traite des êtres humains” (Together against human trafficking)
Brings together 25 French organizations directly or indirectly involved with victims of human trafficking, in France or abroad. Goal: to increase the general public’s awareness and bring decision makers to commit themselves to fight this type of crime.
www.contrelatraite.org

Organisation Internationale Contre l’Esclavage Moderne (OICEM)
Organization fighting against modern slavery in France.
www.oicem.org

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