Protective Intelligence Network & UN Agency IOM Malaysia: Training on Combatting Child Trafficking
Published on 16th July, 2018
In June 2018, Protective Intelligence Network trainers supported the UN Agency IOM Malaysia in delivering the Training on Combatting Child Trafficking.
The two days course was funded by the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, United States Department of State and Implemented by the International organization for Migration in cooperation with the Malaysia National Strategic Office to the Council of Anti-Trafficking in persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants. The course stressed the importance of information sharing and underlined the need of multi-agency and international approaches during Child trafficking investigations. Particular consideration to the vulnerability of the victims was taken into account during the training while discussing investigative interviews best practices.
Participants to the training course were officers of the Royal Malaysia Police, Immigration Department of Malaysia, Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency, Royal Malaysian Custom Department, the Department of Labour and several Non-Governmental Organizations representatives engaged in trafficked children victims support.