The agreement to help eradicate an injustice affecting up to 29 million people was co-signed on 17 March 2014 by:
- the Archbishop of Canterbury's Representative to the Holy See, Archbishop Sir David Moxon
- the Chancellor of the Pontifical Academies of Science and Social Science, Bishop Sanchez Sorondo
- Dr Mahmoud Azab on behalf of the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Egypt
- Mr Andrew Forrest, the founder of the large international philanthropic anti-slavery organisation from Perth, Western Australia "Walk Free".
“We are now being challenged in these days to find more profound ways of putting our ministry and mission where our faith is; and being called into a deeper unity on the side of the poor and in the cause of the justice and righteousness of God.”