Thursday, February 07, 2008

UAE National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking to Expand Activities Internationally

Dr Gargash to head UAE delegation at the 'Vienna Forum to Fight Human Trafficking'

From AME Info:

The United Arab Emirates National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking (NCCHT) concluded its seventh meeting at the Presidential Palace with a series of resolutions to expand its activities internationally.

The meeting was chaired by His Excellency Dr Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for FNC Affairs and head of the UAE NCCHT.

The meeting discussed the preparations by the UAE for its participation at the UN Vienna Forum on Human Trafficking. A delegation led by Dr Gargash and comprising NCCHT members and government officials actively engaged in initiatives to combat human trafficking, will participate in the Forum to be held from Feb 13 to 15, 2008 in Vienna where the Minister will deliver a keynote speech.

Chairing the meeting, H. E. Dr Gargash said: 'The active participation of the UAE in the UN.GIFT - the (Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking) highlights our commitment to combating transnational human trafficking by pursuing a unified approach in line with international efforts and resources. The UAE delegation comprises representatives from NCCHT and government officials who are actively engaged in combating the human trafficking issue. Our international participation will help us expand our activities internationally, which is important to curb the problem at its roots'.

He added: 'The seventh committee meeting reiterated our four-pronged strategy to combat human trafficking which involves stronger legislations, focused training to law enforcement officials, providing support to the victims and promoting international co-operation'.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous2:30 AM

    Are there are any events or conference coming up? It would be really good if there was such an event this year, and if volunteers are needed as well for this.
    Thank you.
    Very Inspiring indeed!
    Have a nice day.
    Peace out\/
    Hope human trafficking ends :-)