The establishment of a specialised team for human trafficking cases in all public prosecution offices, based on the recommendations of the previous NCCHT
meeting was also commended.
website includes information on its anti-trafficking strategy and an annual publication of the government's efforts.
Dr Saeed Mohammad Al Ghafli, Assistant Undersecretary for Federal National Council Affairs and Secretary of NCCHT
said that the diploma will define the human trafficking aspects and many researches will be discussed and comparative studies will be done.
Muscat, June 23 (ONA) The National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking (NCCHT
) today held a meeting under the chairmanship of Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al-Busaidi, Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry, and Chairman of NCCHT
also finalized a data collection methodology to establish a central database for law enforcement officers working on anti-trafficking cases.
Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al-Busaidi, Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry chaired the NCCHT
side while honourable Mohammed bin Abdullah al-Riyami, Chairman of NHRC chaired the NHR side in the presence of members of the two committees.
The National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking (NCCHT
) yesterday met under the chairmanship of Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al Busaidy, Secretary-General of the Foreign Ministry and NCCHT
is conducting several workshops and training courses as part of efforts to continuously improve the skills of law enforcement agents in the UAE in dealing with human trafficking cases and victims, he added.
In October 2009, the NCCHT
launched a website, which received over 25,000 visits a month, and provided information on pertinent legislation, tools for identifying trafficking victims, and a method for reporting trafficking cases to the relevant authorities.
As part of a national action plan, the UAE has also set up the NCCHT
(National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking), which works with various ministries and non-government organisations.
Dr Saeed Al Ghufaili, assistant undersecretary in the Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs and a member of the NCCHT
, said yesterday the increase in the number of human trafficking cases in the UAE also reflected an increased awareness among the public and new methods employed against organised criminals.
While informing that the human trafficking scene was not alarming in Oman, Colonel Al Harthy said the NCCHT
had initiated an annual awareness programme to educate the community about its dangers.