Past speakers have included former Prime Minister Tony Blair; Vice President Joe Biden; former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Actor/Director Ben Affleck; CEO’s from GE, Chevron, Walmart-USA, Fedex, Freeport…
Arizona—under the leadership of the Arizona Human Trafficking Council—continues to be a nationwide leader in combating human trafficking. In December 2015, Governor Doug Ducey signed an executive order empowering the…
The McCain Institute is a non-partisan do-tank dedicated to advancing character-driven global leadership based on security, economic opportunity, freedom and human dignity - in the United States and around the world.
The McCain Institute is proud to work with one of this year’s recipients of the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award, Rebecca Kabugho. Ms. Kabugho is pictured here with Human Trafficking Advisory Council Chair Cindy McCain in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Ms. Kabugho participated in the Institute’s Election Planning Scenario Program in 2016 made possible by a generous grant from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation. For the past several years Ms. Kabughho has been part of Lutte pour le Changement (LUCHA), a non-violent civic activist group that was formed to simply advocate for the Congolese people and free and fair elections.
2016 Next Generation Leader Diego Mora Bello is a Human Rights Campaign Global Fellow. As part of his project “HIV in the Media,” he discusses the important role the media in Latin American can play in reducing the stigma around people living with HIV.
“The importance of using correct and responsible language in journalistic coverage of HIV inspired me to research this topic and share my findings. The ultimate goal of HIV in the Media is to report on this subject in a scientifically accurate and responsible way that inspires others to follow suit.”