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Success Against Slavery: Strategies for the Future & Promising Practices in International Programming

Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Washington, DC
October 28, 2008

Agenda
2:00-5:00 pm


2:00 p.m. Welcome and Introduction
Jedd Medefind, Acting Director and Special Assistant to the President
White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiative

2:10 p.m. Keynote Address
Ambassador Mark P. Lagon, Director
U.S. Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

2:25 p.m. Call and Response Trailer

2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: Sex Trafficking
Moderator: Laura Lederer, Senior Director for Global Projects
U.S. Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Panelists:
Ruchira Gupta, Founder/President
Apne Aap Women Worldwide
Adeyemi Oshodi, Director of Anti-Trafficking Programs
World Hope International
Jesse Eaves, Policy Adviser, Children in Crisis
World Vision US

3:15 p.m. Panel Discussion: Labor Trafficking
Moderator: Eleanor Kennelly Gaetan, Senior Coordinator for Public Outreach
U.S. Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Panelists:
Tuyet Duong, Chair, Board of Directors
Boat People SOS
Richard Hoffman, Country Representative
Catholic Relief Services-Brazil
Blair Burns, Director of Operations, South Asia
International Justice Mission

4:00 p.m. Reception hosted by the U.S. Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Indian Treaty Room, Room 472
Remarks from Justin Dillon, Producer and Director, Call and Response

5:00 p.m. Adjourn


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