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PEHT Panel: “Trafficking in Persons-Modern Day Slavery: The Social, Legal, and Economic Implications”

Submitted by on August 18, 2010 – 11:41 am

On Monday August 23 at 6 PM, PEHT (The Partnership for the Eradication of Human Trafficking) will be hosting a panel discussion at the City Bar Justice Center at 42 West 44th Street. The discussion is entitled “Trafficking in Persons-Modern Day Slavery: The Social, Legal, and Economic Implications,” and the seven-person panel includes Rachel Yousey from the US Department of State, Dr. Sherry Dingman and Dr. Vernon Murray from Marist University, and Sundy Goodnight from Stop Child Trafficking Now among others.

UNA/YPIC members can purchase tickets online for $15 or $20 for non-members at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/123993, or tickets can also be purchased at the door for $25.

PANELISTS

Rachel Yousey-Deputy Senior Coordinator of Reports and Political Affairs in the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (G/TiP) at the US Department of State

Allison Arbib-Research Program Manager at Verite-Fair Labor Worldwide

Dr. Vernon Murray-Social Marketing Professor at Marist University; member of a UNICEF working group to stop violence against children (VOC); and member of the VOC task force to stop child trafficking and sexual exploitation

Noy Thrupkaew-Open Society Fellow and investigative journalist

Sundy Goodnight-National Campaign Director at Stop Child Trafficking Now

Amy Muedin-Programme Specialist in the Office of the Permanent Observer for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to the United Nations

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