On July 1 the Embassy hosted a virtual roundtable dedicated to Trafficking in Persons (TIP). Participants included U.S. Ambassador William Moser, Founder and Director of the Rodnik NGO Nina Balabayeva, and local journalists.
The event was dedicated to the State Department’s recently published annual Trafficking in Persons Report. The 2020 Report recognized Nina Balabayeva as one of the ten TIP Heroes from across the globe.
Participants discussed the problem of human trafficking in the United States and Kazakhstan, the Report’s recommendations for improvement, and the measures taken by our countries in combating this problem.