Monday, December 05, 2016

 

Kathryn Xian is in Washington—tune in tomorrow at 8 a.m. HST for live stream of Fishing for Justice forum


by Larry Geller

Note change in URL from previous post.

Kathy sends a new link for the live stream—different from my previous post.

Tune in at 8 a.m. Hawaii time Tuesday Dec. 6 at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZkeiBFiww4 to watch the presentations.

The House Natural Resource Democratic forum examines recent reports of forced labor and human trafficking in the seafood industry; discuss legal frameworks that have the potential to combat labor and human rights violations at sea; and explore multi-stakeholder initiatives that promote the safety and working conditions of fishermen. The panel is open to Members of Congress, staffers, the media, and the public.

Panelists will be:

Mark Lagon, former Director Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S Department of State

John Connelly, president of the National Fisheries Institute

Kathryn Xian, executive director of the Pacific Alliance to Stop Slavery

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