Subcommittee Hearing: Demanding Accountability: Evaluating the 2015 “Trafficking in Persons Report”

Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations | 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Nov 4, 2015 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Opening Statements

Chairman Smith's opening statement:

Witnesses

Chairman Smith questions witnesses:

Panel I

Kari Johnstone, Ph.D.
Principal Deputy Director
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Mr. James Carouso
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Mr. Alex Lee
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Panel II

The Honorable Mark Lagon
President
Freedom House
(Former Ambassador-at-Large for Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State)
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

 

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