UNODC press conference with Mira Sorvino

Posted: April 12, 2011 in Uncategorized
Later today, Tuesday April 12th, UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) will hold a press conference in Bangkok with UN Goodwill Ambassador, and Academy Award winner, Mira Sorvino.The press conference is on the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Human Trafficking, an organisation launched in August 2010 to provide humanitarian, financial, and legal aid to victims of human trafficking. This is in alliance with the Blue Heart Campaign, an awareness raising initiative to fight human trafficking, just as the Red Ribbon is an international symbol for AIDS/HIV awareness. 

Mira will speak alongside Dr. Saisuree Chutikul, the chair of the National Subcommittee on Human Trafficking and previous Cabinet Minister and advisor to the Prime Minister of Thailand. Dr. Chutikul’s lifetime of activism against human trafficking, particularly on the trafficking of Thai anand Burmese children for sex, has led to her being a keynote speaker on almost every International stage from the UN to the White House.

MTV EXIT will be there to support that campaign and having Mira on board, who hosted last years CNN Hero of the Year Awards, to continue the fight against human trafficking should make for an exciting day.

Stay tuned.

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