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Training on human trafficking in El Salvador

El Salvador, 11 May 2020.  The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime for Central America and the Caribbean (UNODC ROPAN) delivered training on trafficking in persons addressed to judges and prosecutors.

In coordination with the National Council of the Judiciary, the Prosecutorial Training School, Save the Children and the International Organization for Migration, this training included such topics as the objective elements of the criminal nature of human trafficking, how to prosecute cases, how to care for victims, and how to handle evidence in criminal trials.

UNODC maintains a continuous commitment against the trafficking in persons by supporting the National Civil Police and providing technical and logistical assistance to investigative areas in El Salvador.

Recently, the investigations team of the National Civil Police of the Union made the administrative arrest of a Salvadoran coyote who was engaged in human trafficking activities in the department of La Unión, a municipality located on the border with Honduras.