Strengthening Accountability and Democratic Institutions in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Thursday, August 4, 2022
Victoria Ayer

Director, Rule of Law Programs, The Carter Center

Sarah E. Mendelson

Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy and Head of Heinz College in DC, Carnegie Mellon University


Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

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