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Mission in Kosovo facilitates a workshop on the role of women in preventing and fighting trafficking in human beings

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Policing
Subject
Policing
Date(s)
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Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
human trafficking, organised crime, gender issues

Summary

At the request of the Association of Kosovo Police Women, on 22 and 23 December, the Mission facilitated a two-day workshop for around 60 female officers of the Kosovo Police on the role of women in preventing and combating trafficking in human beings. The purpose of the workshop was to improve female officers’ knowledge of trafficking in human beings in order to further contribute to fight against organized crime and strengthen co-operation between relevant units of the Kosovo Police. It equipped them with skills in identifying potential human trafficking cases, conduct preliminary investigation and assist centralized units in investigation processes. The workshop was conducted by certified police trainers, while the Minister of Internal Affairs, senior Mission members and police managers were present to acknowledge the importance and support the event.

Information

Added on
19 Jan 2017
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Region
Serbia, OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Keywords
human trafficking, organised crime, gender issues
Rights
OSCE