Thematic Debate on 3 June 2008
General Assembly Thematic Debate on Human Trafficking”

Trusteeship Council Chamber
United Nations Headquarters New York

10.00 – 10.15am:       

Introductory remarks by H.E. Mr. Srgjan Kerim, the President of the United Nations General Assembly

Address by H.E. Ms. Asha-Rose Migiro, the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations

10.15 – 10.35am:

Keynote speech by H.E. Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, United Arab Emirates

Keynote speech by Ms. Ashley Judd, Actress and Philanthropist

10.35am – 1pm:

Panel 1:  Enhancing multilateral cooperation to prevent trafficking in persons

Moderator: Mr. Antonio Maria Costa, Executive Director of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

3.00 – 5.45pm:    

Panel 2: Protecting victims of trafficking and cross-border cooperation in prosecuting traffickers in persons

Moderator: Ms. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary-General of the Council of Europe

 5.45 – 6pm:

Closing remarks by H.E. Mr. Srgjan Kerim, the President of the United Nations General Assembly