Channel1 Los Angeles
27 de Junio de 2018

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will unveil the 2018 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the U.S. Department of State and will be joined by Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump.

As required by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, the TIP Report assesses government efforts around the world to combat human trafficking and highlights strategies to address this crime and protect the victims. This year’s report, the 18th installment, includes narratives for 187 countries and territories, including the United States.

During the ceremony, Secretary Pompeo and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, who has taken a leadership role in highlighting human trafficking as a priority for this Administration, will honor the 2018 TIP Report Heroes, men and women from around the globe whose tireless efforts have made a lasting impact on the fight against modern slavery. Following the ceremony, many of the Heroes will travel to cities across the United States to engage with the American people through an International Visitor Leadership Program.

This event will be open to credentialed members of the press and live streamed on www.state.gov.

Preset time for video cameras: 12:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

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