Countering Human Trafficking: A Personal Journey to Global Activism

Agnes Igoye (Humphrey Fulbright Fellow at the Humphrey School 2010-2011) from Uganda, Training Manager at the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, Republic of Uganda will be accepting the 2014 UMN Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals which was given in recognition for the outstanding work she has done and continues to do for trafficking in persons, policy and prevention in Uganda. She will give a speech on her personal journey, where it all started and her passion to counter human trafficking. The important and sometimes difficult decisions she had to make in her journey countering human trafficking.

Agnes has provided her expertise to several organizations, including the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, the U.N. Development Program, and the International Organization for Migration. She is currently a member of the Clinton Global Initiative, with a commitment of action to counter human trafficking. She is the founder of the Huts for Peace program, which works to rebuild war-torn communities.

October 28, 2014 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Cowles Auditorium Humphrey School of Public Affairs
301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455

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