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Costa Rica joins the Blue Heart Campaign

San José, Costa Rica, November 10, 2016. In the context of the fight against Trafficking in Persons, the Government of the Republic of Costa Rica, led by its President, Mr. Luis Guillermo Solís, the Canadian Embassy in Costa Rica and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime for Central America and the Caribbean (UNODC ROPAN), launched the Blue Heart Campaign against Trafficking in Persons.
The event, which took place at the Presidential House, was attended by Government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, directors of the academia and cultural institutions, and representatives if civil society and the private sector. All the attendants were invited to sign the Blue Heart Pact as an individual commitment for the prevention and fight against the slavery of the XXI Century.
Right after the official ceremony, the plastic artist Florencia Pozo presented her art work entitled "Take a Pill of Life", which represents the modalities of Trafficking in Persons with a view to sensitizing the public from artistic perspective. In addition, the audience enjoyed the play "Bruges noble", directed by Minor Hernández.
At the end of the activity, blue lights were turned on around the Presidential Residence. Simultaneously, other emblematic buildings of the country were illuminated: the Municipality of San José, the Teatro Mélico Salazar, the Children's Museum, the State University at a Distance (UNED) and the Government Building for Immigration and Foreigners.
Blue Heart is a global campaign launched by UNODC that keeps growing in Central America and the world.