Workshop for National Councils’ Staff on the Response to Victims of Trafficking in Persons
Cairo - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in cooperation with the National Coordinating Committee for Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons, held the fourth and final training of the Capacity Building Program for National Councils’ staff from 11 to 14 December 2022 in Luxor, Egypt, in cooperation with the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood and the National Council for Women, with the generous support of the European Union within the framework of the Regional Development and Protection Programme (RDPP).
The closing session of the training was attended by Ambassador Naela Gabr, Chairperson of NCCPIM&TiP and Dr. Tarek Tawfik, Deputy Minister of Health and Population, Head of the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM). The training was attended by 26 participants from the National Council for Childhood & Motherhood, the National Council for Women, and the National Council for Human Rights.
The workshop targeted the workers in the protection committees of the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood and the complaints offices of the National Council for Women from a number of governorates (Luxor - Aswan - New Valley - Red Sea - Sohag - Minya - Assiut - Qena).
The training focused on response to victims of trafficking, from receiving complaints to providing them with the necessary care and assistance services, in addition to ways to reintegrate them into society.
The workshop contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Goal 3 "Good Health and Wellbeing”, Goal 8 “Decent Work and Economic Growth”, Goal 10 “Reduced Inequalities”. The training comes in line with the objectives of the Global Compact for Migration (GCM), Objective 10 “Prevent, combat and eradicate trafficking in persons in the context of international migration” and Objective 7 “Address and reduce vulnerabilities in migration”.