Empowering the Victim: Developments in Human Trafficking Seminar

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The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) offices of the Canadian Embassy to the United States of America, together with the locally-based Women in Federal Law Enforcement (WIFLE) and the National Center for Women and Policing (NCWP) invite you to a day-long seminar entitled “Empowering the victim: Developments in Human Trafficking”.

The Seminar, to be held on May 1st, 2008 at the Canadian Embassy, will be the fourth organized on the broad topic of human trafficking and will bring together the international organizations, the diplomatic community, US federal, state and local law enforcement officers, as well as NGOs and experts from civil society dedicated to combating human trafficking.

The special focus of this year’s seminar will be on measures specifically devoted to the needs of the victims of human trafficking. Speakers will include representatives from the Canadian and US governments as well as specialists from the private sector and civil society.

A complete agenda will be available later in April.

Date: Thursday, May 1, 2008

Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (boxed lunch will be provided, with a reception to follow.)

Address: 501 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC, 20001

There is limited parking around the Canadian Embassy. The metro stations in the vicinity are Judiciary Square (Red Line) and Archives Navy Memorial Penn Quarter (Yellow and Green Line).

RSVP: wifle@comcast.net

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