U.S. Consulate General Welcomes Announcement of Hong Kong Government Action Plan to Address TIP

U.S. Consulate General Welcomes Announcement of Hong Kong Government Action Plan to Address Trafficking in Persons

The U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong welcomes the Hong Kong Government’s promulgation today of an Action Plan to Tackle Trafficking in Persons and to Enhance Protection of Foreign Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong, as well as the establishment of a Steering Committee to ensure implementation of the Action Plan. In response to the Hong Kong Government’s announcement, Consul General Kurt Tong stated, “We believe that combatting trafficking-in-persons is an important priority for every society, including for the United States, and we look forward to continuing to partner with Hong Kong on this matter.”