HRC to Organize ‘Enhancing Cooperation in Combating Trafficking in Persons’ Symposium with Local, International Participation in Riyadh

Riyadh: The Human Rights Commission (HRC) is set to organize a symposium tomorrow titled: "Enhancing Cooperation in Combating Trafficking in Persons," featuring speakers and experts from both local and international levels. This initiative is part of Saudi Arabia's ongoing efforts to explore the most effective strategies for combating these crimes and preventing them through cooperation and constructive dialogue, aimed at exchanging ideas, insights, best practices, and expertise. The symposium aims to showcase national and international legislative and institutional frameworks to combat human trafficking crimes. Additionally, it seeks to examine regional and international agreements and conventions that serve as standard frameworks for combating such crimes. Furthermore, the symposium aims to raise awareness about prevalent patterns of these crimes, their modern developments, optimal means of protection and prevention, and the utilization of the best international practices and experiences in combating them . Discussions will also focus on global challenges in the field of combating trafficking and strategies to address them, as well as highlighting international partnerships aimed at combating these crimes. The symposium will be organized into three sessions covering various topics, including the efforts of the Kingdom in combating human trafficking crimes, best practices, and global challenges in this field, coordination and cooperation at national, regional, and international levels, and the standard and international framework for combating them. Moreover, it will review the legislative and institutional frameworks and procedures implemented in the Kingdom, along with international partnerships aimed at combating these crimes. Several government entities will participate in the symposium, including the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, the Public Prosecution Office, the Human Rights Commission, and the National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking. Additionally, several international organizations, including UNICEF through its Gulf office, the UN Resident Coordinator's Office in Saudi Arabia, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the International Organization for Migration, and the Ibtisam Association to Combat Human Trafficking, will also be in attendance. Source: Saudi Press Agency


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