Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons John Cotton Richmond will hold an on-camera, on-the-record briefing on the Release of the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report TODAY, Thursday, June 20, at 2:30 p.m. in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.

This event is open press coverage.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued photo media credential (e.g., Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), or (2) an official photo identification card issued by their news organization, or (3) a letter from their employer on official letterhead verifying their current employment as a journalist. Additionally, they must present an official government photo identification card (i.e., U.S. driver’s license or passport).

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