Strengthening Counter-Trafficking Collaboration in PNG
Papua New Guinea Police Sign MoU with IOM
In February 2016 the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen an already well-established cooperation between the two organizations in the field of migration management. The agreement will help the RPNGC and IOM work together more effectively in areas including counter-trafficking, human security, civil protection, internally displaced persons and peace building. IOM has been assisting the RPNGC for over six years in a wide array of activities, mainly focusing on counter-trafficking, including victim identification and referral, criminalization and prosecution of traffickers. Police Commissioner Baki commented, “This MOU is the first of its kind between RPNGC and IOM and it will give us an open mind to tackle challenges that confront us both. We will embrace the MoU and do everything possible to implement it.” (Photo: http://www.iom.int) Read more…
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