Blinken to unveil 2024 report on human trafficking

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will release the 2024 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report) on Monday, June 24 at 11 a.m. ET at the U.S. Department of State and will be joined by Ambassador-at-Large Cindy Dyer. to monitor and combat human trafficking.

This annual report represents the world's most comprehensive resource on anti-trafficking efforts around the world. The TIP report, mandated by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, illustrates the United States' long-standing bipartisan commitment to combating human trafficking. Anti-trafficking stakeholders around the world – and governments that want to do more – read the report each year to guide and support their work. This year's report, the 24th edition, includes stories from 188 countries and territories, including the United States. The TIP Report's introductory material is written in partnership with the Department of State's Human Trafficking Expert Consultant Network, which includes subject matter experts with lived experience with trafficking.

During the ceremony, Secretary Blinken and Ambassador Dyer will honor the heroes of the TIP 2024 Report, who will be recognized for their significant efforts in the fight against human trafficking. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the TIP Report Heroes awards program. Following the ceremony, many heroes will meet with their U.S. counterparts in Washington, D.C. and Raleigh, North Carolina, as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program, the department's premier professional exchange program.

The event will be open to the press for in-person coverage and streamed live on the Department's homepage and on the Department's YouTube channel.

Following the ceremony, Ambassador Dyer will also deliver remarks and answer questions in the briefing room located at the top of the Department's press conference.

Instructions for accessing the embargoed report will be sent to members of the press on Monday, June 24 at 9 a.m. ET.

The preset time for video cameras is 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.

Final access time for writers and photographers is 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.

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