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A special two-day event on the margins of the High-Level General Assembly meeting to review the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons. Waking up the World to the Dire Need to Stop Trade in Children, Child Sexual Exploitation and Child Pornography, including via the internet.

Film Screenings

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
6:00 – 9:30 PM
Conference Room 4
Filmmakers Benjamin Nolt and
Mary Mazzio will be present for Q&A.

Thematic Dialogue

Thursday, September 28, 2017
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
ECOSOC Chamber
United Nations Headquarters, NY

Moderator: Ms. Mercedes Schlapp, Fox News Contributor Speakers: H.E. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd session of the General Assembly (tbc), H.E. Yury Fedotov, UN Under-Secretary-General, Executive Director, UNDOC (tbc), H.E. Andrei Dapkiunas, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, H.E. Nikki Haley, United States Permanent Representative to the UN, Ms. Rani Hong, Survivor Leader, Head of Tronie Foundation, The Honorable Chris Smith, US Congressman, Chairman, House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Human Rights and Global Health, The Honorable Ann Wagner, US Congresswoman (tbc)

Successful Efforts Combatting Internet Child Pornography and Rescue Assistance for Children Exploited in Sex Tourism Moderator: Ms. Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D., Senior VP, C-Fam Panelists: Ms. Camille Cooper, Director of Government Affairs National Association to Protect Children, The HERO Child Rescue Corp, Ms. Mary Mazzio, filmmaker, author of ‘I Am Jane Doe’

Addressing the Physical and Psychological Harm of Sex-Trafficking Victims and the Cultural Norms and Societal Breakdown that Fuels Demand Moderator: Eleanor Kennelly Gaetan, Ph.D., CATW Panelists: Ms. Rachel Moran, survivor leader and founder of Space International, Mr Benjamin Nolot, President, Exodus Cry, Ms. Laura Lederer, President, Global Centurion, Mrs. Deidre Pujols, CEO/Founder, Open Gate International


Group of Friends United Against Trafficking, Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam)


Exodus Cry, Global Centurion, Open Gate International


All attendees must have a pass to enter the UN.
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