IOM x MoJ - Introductory Lectures in the Field of Combating Trafficking in Persons

Cairo - From 26th to 28th December, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in close coordination with the National Coordinating Committee for Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM&TiP), organized three introductory lectures in the field of combating trafficking in persons for 180 employees of the General Court of the Ministry of Justice, in cooperation with the human rights sector of the Ministry of Justice. 

The lectures included a presentation on IOM’s role and mandate in Egypt, the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, next to the supplementing Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, as well as the National Trafficking in Persons Law No. 64 of 2010, and the available protection and services provided for victims of trafficking in Egypt.

These informational sessions were funded by the European Union within the scope of the Regional Development and Protection Programme (RDPP). These lectures support in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) number 10 “Reduced Inequalities” and number 16 “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions”. Additionally, they also support the fulfillment of goal 7 “Reduce Vulnerabilities”, and 10 “Eradicate Trafficking” of the Global Compact for Migration (GCM).