Using the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons and the Sustainable Development Goals to end the scourge of trafficking in women and girls

A panel discussion that brings together leading women’s rights organizations working on trafficking in women and girls, such as the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW), Apne Aap and Equality Now, leading UN agencies and Member States. We hope that you will honour us with your presence in joining this important event.
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Event type: Lectures, seminars, panel discussions

Start date: 21 June 2017 | Start time: 13:15 UTC-04:00
End date: 21 June 2017 | End time: 14:45 UTC-04:00

Location: Conference Room 12, UN Headquarters (visitor’s entrance 46th St and 1st Ave), New York, NY, 10017, United States

Event description

A panel discussion that brings together leading women’s rights organizations working on trafficking in women and girls, such as the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW), Apne Aap and Equality Now, leading UN agencies and Member States. We hope that you will honour us with your presence in joining this important event.

Date: Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 1.15–2.45pm

Location: Conference Room 12, UN Headquarters (visitor’s entrance 46th St and 1st Ave)

RSVP: by 18 June 2017 to [click to reveal email address]

Programme

Welcome remarks by Purna Sen, Un Women

Featuring a performance of A Day in the Life by GoodCapp Arts

Introduced by Christine Lahti, award-winning actor and Advisory Board member, Equality Now

Panellists

  • Taina Bien-Aimé, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW)
  • E. Laura Flores, Ambassador of Panama to the United Nations
  • Ruchira Gupta, Apne Aap
  • Yasmeen Hassan, Equality Now
  • E. Per-Anders Sunesson, Swedish Ambassador at Large for Combating Trafficking in Persons
  • Withelma “T” Ortiz Walker Pettigrew, Sex Trafficking Survivor

Moderator: Simone Monasebian, UNODC

Using the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons and the Sustainable Development Goals to end the scourge of trafficking in women and girls