Stories from UNODC - Eastern Africa

UNODC ROEA Undertaking Training for Members of the Zanzibar CVE Working Committee on the Areas of Corruption and Countering Violent Extremism

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ZANZIBAR - 25 April 2018, UNODC ROEA is currently undertaking a training for members of the Zanzibar CVE working committee on the areas of corruption and countering violent extremism at Park Hyatt Hotel in Zanzibar. The training comes at a time when Phase II of the project has just commenced. The training is being conducted by UNODC consultant, Mr. Jaafar as well as the Local Community Advisor, Hashim Pondeza.

The membership of the committee is drawn from various interest groups such as people living with disabilities, media representatives, police representatives, youth and women from the Ng'ambo and Mwera policing communities, areas where the project is being piloted on countering violent extremism through anti-corruption.

The project aims at strengthening trust between the police, media and community in the regions of Nairobi, Mombasa and Zanzibar. The training was requested by the committee members and will go a long way in building resilient communities. Funded by the US  Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)

 

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Enhancing Effective and Victim-Centred Criminal Justice Responses to Trafficking in Persons in Rwanda-Training on Investigation and Prosecution of Trafficking in Persons Cases in Rwanda

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KIGALI - 26 February - 1 March 2018, participants and UNODC experts had lively discussions and exchanges about how to best address Trafficking in Persons cases in Rwanda and follow a victim-centred approach. UNODC together with the Government of Rwanda and in cooperation with the IOM, hosted a 4-day Training Workshop with the goal of enhancing the investigation and prosecution of Trafficking in Persons cases whilst simultaneously ensuring a victim-centred approach.

Within the framework of the UNODC Global Programme against Trafficking (2008 - 2018) and Regional Programme for Eastern Africa on Promoting the Rule of Law and Human Security in Eastern Africa (2016 - 2021), the event was held at the Golden Tulip La Palisse Hotel in Nyamata with financial support of the U.S. Government. The event brought together 24 experts from the Rwanda National Police, Rwanda Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration, and National Public Prosecution Authority including Witness/Victims Support Unit. Read More

 

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Enhancing Effective and Victim-Centred Criminal Justice Responses to Trafficking in Persons in Rwanda-Training on Investigation and Prosecution of Trafficking in Persons Cases in Rwanda

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KIGALI - 20 - 22 December 2017, participants and UNODC experts had lively discussions and exchanges about how to best address Trafficking in Persons cases in Rwanda and follow a victim-centred approach. UNODC together with the Government of Rwanda and in cooperation with the IOM, hosted a 3-day Training of Trainers Workshop with the goal of enhancing the investigation and prosecution of Trafficking in Persons cases whilst simultaneously ensuring a victim-centred approach.

Within the framework of the UNODC Global Programme against Trafficking (2008 - 2018) and Regional Programme for Eastern Africa on Promoting the Rule of Law and Human Security in Eastern Africa (2016 - 2021), the event was held at the Golden Tulip La Palisse Hotel in Nyamata with financial support of the U.S. Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. The event brought together 26 experts from the Rwanda National Police, Rwanda Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration, and National Public Prosecution Authority including Witness/Victims Support Unit. Read More

 

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