Over thirty five persons from law enforcement, the Public and Private Sector and Non- governmental organizations will be trained during a two day training seminar on combating human trafficking to be held next week at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Conference Room.
The seminar entitled “A victim centered approach to combating the phenomenon” takes place on February 12 and 13, commencing at 8:30am.
It is been coordinated by the National Taskforce against Trafficking in Persons, The Inter-ministerial Working Group against Trafficking in Persons and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Unit in collaboration with the United States Embassy, in Barbados and the Warnath Group, in Washington, D.C.
This training seminar is a continuation of the Government’s thrust to fulfill its obligation in tackling human trafficking locally and internationally.
The training is geared towards sensitizing and equipping all relevant stakeholders both from the public and private sector to effectively combat Human Trafficking.
During the official opening ceremony, remarks will be delivered by Acting Commissioner of Police, Mr. Colin John and a representative from the Warnath Group.
The keynote address will be delivered by Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr. Collin Williams.