The Catholic University of America

National Press Club Series


"Child Trafficking: America's Role in the Problem and Solution"

Luis CdeBaca, ambassador-at-large, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State, discussed the ongoing and vastly misunderstood problem of trafficking in human beings, mostly women and children, for sexual or other exploitative purposes around the world.

"Opening Space for Civil Society in China: Can the "Soft" Power of the United States Help?"

This symposium brought together five experts to offer an informal report card on the current state of civil society in China. The panelists, including a former United States ambassador, discussed how civil society initiatives can flourish today.