24 visitors from multiple countries will be coming to make professional connections in San Diego exploring the following specific objectives for the project outlined by the Department of State:
- Review U.S. government strategies to combat international trafficking in persons, including crimes against women and children, by examining the formulation, administration, and enforcement of U.S. policy on the national, state, and local levels;
- Examine the roles that government, law enforcement, the courts, and local organizations play in detecting, preventing, and prosecuting crimes;
- Explore initiatives to recognize, protect, and assist victims of abuse and trafficking, including victim recovery and reintegration programs; and
- Investigate international law enforcement cooperation in trafficking in persons cases.