Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
February 4, 2011

On Tuesday, February 8, 2011, Luis CdeBaca, Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons will hold a conversation with Wade Henderson, President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, on U.S. efforts to combat human trafficking. Cheryl Benton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Public Affairs will moderate the discussion. The event will be streamed live on DipNote, the Department of State’s official blog, at 3:30 p.m. ET. Members of the general public are invited to participate by submitting questions, some of which will be selected for response during the live broadcast.

This is the ninth in the Conversations With America video series coordinated by the Bureau of Public Affairs, in which the State Department's senior leadership hosts conversations live, online, with leaders of prominent non-governmental organizations. Discussion topics include foreign policy and global issues and provide a candid view of how leaders from civil society engage the Department on pressing foreign policy issues.

View the text and video from other Conversations With America by following the links below:

Conversations With America: Haiti in 2011: The Way Forward (January 10, 2011)

Conversations With America: Leading Through Civilian Power: The First QDDR (January 6, 2011)

Conversations With America: The Millennium Development Goals (September 16, 2010)

Conversations With America: A Discussion on PEPFAR (August 10, 2010)

Conversations With America: A Discussion on the NEW START Treaty (July 29, 2010)

Conversations With America: U.S. Engagement With Muslim Communities (July 9, 2010)

Conversations With America: The U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue (June 8, 2010)

Conversations With America: A Discussion on Afghanistan and Pakistan (April 19, 2010)

PRN: 2011/160