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Qatar to host global meet on human trafficking




(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula

Qatar will host the 5th Interpol Global Conference on Trafficking in Human Beings and Smuggling of Migrants on December 6 and 7.

The conference will highlight global developments in this regard.

The event is organised by Interpol in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior and the National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking. The Conference will be chaired by Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs, H E Dr Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi.

It will be attended by Interpol member states, international specialists and experts in the field from around the world, as well as a number of international organisations where key issues of trafficking in human beings and smuggling of migrants will be addressed.

It will also focus on discussing the various criminal fields and the new trends of smuggling of migrants, redefining human trafficking combating measures, international cooperation especially with the private sector and nongovernmental organisations as well as a review on the policies and procedures adopted by countries to combat trafficking in human beings.

On the sidelines of the Conference, an expert group meeting and training sessions will be held from 4-5 December, 2017.

H E Dr Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi, Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs and Chairman of the National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking said that 'hosting this conference by the State of Qatar is a sign of Qatar's effective role against this phenomenon nationally and internationally and the keenness to preserve human dignity.

The vision of National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking is to combat all practices and concepts of this phenomenon in all segments of society and to have a secure society, which is in line with one of the Qatar National Vision 2030 objectives. Qatari society is based on the values of justice, benevolence, equality.

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Qatar to host global meet on human trafficking

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