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Education to Prevent Trafficking of Children

  • Hampton Inn 231 East 43rd Street (map)

An NGO Panel Discussion Parallel to the High Level Political Forum

“Leaving no one behind” is the commitment made by United Nations Member States in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. SDG #4 on education has particular relevance in building the capacity of individuals and society to prevent trafficking and protect vulnerable populations within our communities.vThe panelists will discuss the different aspects of education and the important role education plays in empowering the most vulnerable children, preventing them from becoming victims in the first place.

The Panelists
Robbert van den Berg, Promoting New International Terminology
Ruchira Gupta, Non-Traditional Skills and Education
Robert Spagnuolo, Hilton International Corporate Social Responsibility
Julie Lim, Student Leader, Peer-to-Peer Education; Shanise Jones, Youth Outreach
Najat Maalla M'Jid, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence Against Children (Invited)

Moderator, Carol Smolenski, ECPAT-USA

The Panel:

  • Will Showcase the role of SDG #4 in Protecting Children from Trafficking,

  • Demonstrate the Importance of Partnerships across Platforms, Including Partnership with the Private Sector Highlight the Interlinkages of SDGs

Earlier Event: June 2
Fete en Blanc