THE TRADE IN MINORS IN THE DIGITAL AGE: Waking up the World to the Dire Need to Stop Trafficking in Children, Child Sexual Exploitation and Child Pornography

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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Human Trafficking Film Screenings

Wed., Sept. 27, 2017
6 – 9:30 PM
Conference Room 4
United Nations, NY


Filmmakers Benjamin Nolt and Mary Mazzio will be present for Q&A


Thematic Dialogue

Thurs., Sept. 28, 2017
10 AM – 1 PM
ECOSOC Chamber
United Nations Headquarters, NY


Moderator: Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, U.S. House of Representatives (2007 – 2015)

Speakers: H.E. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd session of the General Assembly, H.E. Yury Fedotov, UN Under-Secretary-General, Executive Director, UNDOC, H.E. Andrei Dapkiunas, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, Mr. Omar Abdi, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF, Ms. Rani Hong, Survivor Leader, Head of Tronie Foundation, The Honorable Ann Wagner, US Congresswoman


Examining the Magnitude of Child Pornography and the Sexual Exploitation of Minors via the Internet 

Moderator: Mrs. 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’, Laura J. Lederer, J.D., President, Global Centurion


Breakdown that Fuels Demand and Rescue and Assistance Programs for Victims

Panelists: Ms. Rachel Moran, survivor leader and founder of Space International, Mr. Benjamin Nolot, President, Exodus Cry, Mrs. Deidre Pujols, CEO/Founder, Open Gate International


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

Co-sponsors: Exodus Cry, Global Centurion, Open Gate International