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OSCE awareness raising seminar on trafficking in persons

Category
Event
Date(s)
Subject
Trafficking in human beings & migration-related crime

Description

The purpose of the seminar was to bring together authorities representing different state bodies to discuss relevant THB issues, as well as the role of international organisations and ways of intervening the THB-related crimes.

Summary

The OSCE Centre in Ashgabat with the the assistance of the SPMU organised a one day seminar on awareness raising on issues related to trafficking in human beings (THB). Around 30 participants representing different state bodies were expected to discuss trafficking in human beings as such and the differences between THB and facilitation of illegal migration. The role of international organisations and different ways of intervening the crime were discussed as well.

In addition to national participants, representatives of the SPMU and of the OSCE Centre in Ashqabat, there were representatives for international organisations (Interpol, Europol) and OSCE member states (Romania and Ukraine) present.

Information

Added on
10 Nov 2009
Origin
OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Type
Seminar
Venue description

Police Academy
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Organizer
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit, OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Participants
Government officials, International organizations, Law enforcement officers, OSCE staff
Region
Turkmenistan
Keywords
smuggling, human trafficking
Rights
OSCE