Implementation of the Trafficking in Persons Protocol - Challenges in the delivery of technical assistance
On the 15th of October, during the Conference of the Parties, UNODC held a side event to examine and discuss the requirements for the successful delivery of technical assistance to Member States relating to the implementation of the Protocol to Prevent, Supress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children (the Trafficking Protocol).
Presentations were made by representatives from UNODC field offices who explored themes including issues to take into account when delivering technical assistance, the importance of delivering projects that adequately respond to identified needs in specific countries, the importance of monitoring and evaluation, and best practices in the delivery of technical assistance.
Mr Felipe De La Torre
Crime Prevention Expert
UNODC Mexico and Central America Regional Office, Central America Project "Strengthening of National and Regional Capacities in Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Persons in Central America" (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama)
To read Felipe's presentation, click here
Ms Anne Nyabera
National Project Manager
UNODC Eastern Africa Regional Office, Eastern Africa Project "Strenghtening regional cooperation and capacities amongst the Eastern African law enforcement authorities to combat human trafficking in persons"
To read Anne's presentation, click here
Ms Geeta Sekhon
Ph.D, Project Coordinator
South Asia Regional Office, India Project "Strengthening the law enforcement response in India against traffickign in persons and sex tourism in key states and cities through training and capacity building."
To read Geeta's presentation, click here