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Virtual session on prevention and promotion of safe reporting of human trafficking in Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago, July 23, 2021. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime for Central America and the Caribbean (UNODC ROPAN) through the TRACK4TIP project for the Caribbean (Transforming alerts into criminal justice responses to combat human trafficking within migration flows) conducted a virtual session on prevention and promotion of safe reporting against human trafficking in which 14 Venezuelan migrant women participated.

This activity was held on July 22 in coordination with the NGO TTV Solidarity Network.

Among the topics addressed in the workshop were:

- Human Rights (Definition and its violation in the face of TTP).

- Definition of TTP, modalities, elements, myths and realities, differences in relation to smuggling of migrants.

- Circumstances of vulnerability and victim recruitment.

- Global and regional trends.

- Safe reporting and general safety principles when reporting a case.

- Facilities for reporting cases in Trinidad and Tobago.



TRACK4TIP is a three-year initiative (2019-2022), implemented by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with support from the U.S. Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons / JTIP.

The project benefits eight countries in South America and the Caribbean with national and regional actions in Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, Curaçao and Aruba.

The overall objective of the project is to enhance the regional criminal justice response to trafficking in persons in the migratory flows of the beneficiary countries through a multidisciplinary and victim-centered approach, with actions at the regional and national levels to identify, prevent and prosecute cases.


This press release was made possible with the support of the U.S. Department of State under the terms of Agreement No. SSJTIP19CA0027. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of State.