Trafficking In Persons

JUNE 8, 2022 SOAR to Health and Wellness Training | The Administration for Children and Families
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JUNE 8, 2022 SOAR to Health and Wellness Training | The Administration for Children and Families

  June 8, 2022:Jeri Moomaw, SOAR Certified Trainer, NHTTACDr. Kanani Titchen, SOAR Certified Trainer, NHTTAC Program Agenda (All times in eastern time zone.) 1:00 – 1:40 p.m.           Introduction and Overview (40 Minutes) 1:40 – 2:00 p.m.          Stop (20 Minutes) 2:00 – 2:15 p.m.          Observe (15 Minutes) 2:15 – 2:35 p.m.       …

IOM Warns of Increased Risk of Trafficking in Persons for People Fleeing Ukraine
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IOM Warns of Increased Risk of Trafficking in Persons for People Fleeing Ukraine

IOM Statement Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is worried about the risk of trafficking in persons as well as sexual exploitation and abuse in Ukraine and the region as the number of vulnerable people fleeing the war continues to rise. Over 3 million people have fled Ukraine, including 162,000 third-country nationals (TCNs)….

Bangladesh and Costa Rica cooperate against migrant smuggling and human trafficking
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Bangladesh and Costa Rica cooperate against migrant smuggling and human trafficking

Vienna (Austria), 25 March 2022 – Globally, many migrants experience violence, exploitation, and abuse during and after their migratory journey. As elsewhere, smuggled migrants and people on the move in vulnerable situations face significant dangers and threats while transiting across borders in Central America or the Caribbean, trying to reach their final destination – the…

GLO.ACT facilitates workshop on legislation and possible solutions to counter migrant smuggling in Kurdistan Region of Iraq
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GLO.ACT facilitates workshop on legislation and possible solutions to counter migrant smuggling in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Erbil, KRI – 23 March 2022 – Over the past nine months, the issue of migrant smuggling and how best to address this crime has gained momentum in Iraq. To support counterparts in Iraq UNODC, under the framework of the Global Action against Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants (GLO.ACT-Asia and the Middle East),…

Promoting women in law enforcement: Ambrin’s story
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Promoting women in law enforcement: Ambrin’s story

Can you tell us a bit about yourself and speak about some of the personal challenges you have overcome?  My name is Ambrin Kanwal, and I have worked for the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in Pakistan since 2015. I have 7 sisters and 4 brothers, and my father is a retired army officer. I belong…

UNODC facilitates talk with state and non-state actors from Niger and Nigeria to enhance bilateral cooperation to counter human trafficking and migrant smuggling
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UNODC facilitates talk with state and non-state actors from Niger and Nigeria to enhance bilateral cooperation to counter human trafficking and migrant smuggling

Lagos, Nigeria  May 2022 – Fighting human trafficking and migrant smuggling along the Niger and Nigerian border is of national, regional, and global concern. The passage between Niger and Nigeria is one of the main channels along various migrant smuggling routes, which also often mirrors trafficking in persons routes. These routes include a reciprocal trade…

GLO.ACT provides Women’s Network members with soft-skill training to maximize their impact in countering human trafficking and migrant smuggling
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GLO.ACT provides Women’s Network members with soft-skill training to maximize their impact in countering human trafficking and migrant smuggling

Vienna, Austria – 26 May 2022 –To continue to strengthen the resilience of members of the GLO.ACT Women’s Network, GLO.ACT ran a workshop on work-life balance on 24 May 2022, featuring an exciting panel of women representatives from GLO.ACT countries. Panellists shared their insights on how to best manage the work-life balance, offering tips and advice…

Engaging stakeholders to counter human trafficking: UNODC provides platform for the Sindh Anti-Human Trafficking Committee to hold a provincial consultation
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Engaging stakeholders to counter human trafficking: UNODC provides platform for the Sindh Anti-Human Trafficking Committee to hold a provincial consultation

Karachi, Pakistan – 25 May 2022 – UNODC, under the framework of the EU funded GLO.ACT project and in collaboration with the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), has been advocating with federal and provincial authorities to establish Trafficking in Persons (TIP) coordination committees across the country. As a result of this advocacy work, the government of…

UNODC Contribution to the Progress Declaration of the International Migration Review Forum
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UNODC Contribution to the Progress Declaration of the International Migration Review Forum

As the guardian of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) and the Protocols thereto, including the Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air (Smuggling of Migrants Protocol) and the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children (Trafficking in Persons Protocol), UNODC strives to advance the agenda on strengthening the rule of law and countering human trafficking and migrant smuggling, as well as on protecting and assisting trafficking victims and migrants that are the object of smuggling, with full respect for their human rights.