New United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking Named
Monday, August 2, 2004 4:55 PM

Ms. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been named to be the UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children. In her thirty years of professional life, Ms. Johnson Sirleaf has been the Minister of Finance of Liberia; President of the Liberian Bank for Development and Investment; Vice President of Citicorp, Vice President of Hong Kong Equator Bank and a Senior Officer of the World Bank. Ms. Sirleaf has also served on different advisory boards and committees abroad and in her home country.

Compiled from:
Human Rights Commission Chairman Nominates Experts for Fact-Finding Mechanisms, United Nations Press Release, HR/CN/1100, 12 July 2004. Women’s United Nation Report Network Newsletter, 2 August 2004.