The Anti-Corruption Forum seeks to enhance public awareness of the challenges of corruption by convening events with expert speakers and panelists, and with audiences drawn from civil society, government, business, and academia. The Forum’s focus is on strengthening awareness and understanding of today’s most pressing U.S. and international corruption issues.

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“The Critical Challenges of Human Trafficking & Corruption”

An estimated 24.9 million people are trapped in modern-day slavery. The overwhelming majority of the victims are entrapped and controlled by criminal networks operating together with corrupt public officials. Join the UNA-NCA International Law Committee and the Partnership for Transparency Fund’s Anti-Corruption Forum for a discussion on the ways in which corruption enables and perpetuates human trafficking and migrant smuggling, and what the international community can do to address these human rights abuses.

Keynote Speakers:

Katie Ford, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Freedom For All

Ambassador Luis C. deBaca, Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (2009-2014), Director of the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (“SMART Office”) (2014-2017)

Panel:

Robert Craft, Jr., Senior Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP, Co-Chair of UNA-NCA International Law Committee (Moderator)

Frank Vogl, Co-founder, Transparency International and the Partnership for Transparency Fund Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University

Kelly Ann P. Whelan, Consultant for Crime Research Section on Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna, Austria