U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will announce the release of the 10th annual Trafficking in Persons Report on Monday, June 14, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. in the Benjamin Franklin Room at the Department of State. You may watch the release of the report broadcast here on DipNote and www.state.gov.
The report will be posted at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 14 and may be accessed at www.state.gov/g/tip.
The 177-country report is the most comprehensive worldwide report on the efforts of governments to combat severe forms of trafficking in persons, a modern form of slavery. Its findings are intended to raise global awareness and spur countries to take effective actions to counter trafficking in persons. The assessment includes reports on 175 countries assigned ranks, including the first-ever ranking of the United States. To highlight the first-ever U.S. ranking, the Department will host the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' Modern Slavery Museum, which will be available for free tours to the public from 9 a.m. -- 5 p.m. on Monday, June 14 at the C Street entrance.