Interpol Trains Police Officers

Wednesday April 14, 2010 2:35 PM

The Interpol General Secretariat in Lyon has organized a five day training workshop for police personnel on The Advanced Trafficking in Human Beings from seven West African countries in Ghana, The countries includes The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Cameroon, Liberia, Ghana and Cote D'ivoire.

The Advanced Trafficking in Human Beings training programme is a follow up to a training that was held last year in Ghana. The training seeks to build the capacities of the personnel in modern trends of fighting Human Trafficking in their countries.
The training is organized in partnership with the German government and the Australian Federal Police.
D.S.P/ Mrs.Patience Quaye the Director of the Anti Human Trafficking Unit CID -Ghana and a member of the Interpol steering committee is coordinating this training.
For more information please log on to www.interpol.int

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A Human Trafficking Unit is being established at the CID Headquarters. The new Unit will collaborate with other stakeholders to embark on a more vigorous awareness and sensitization campaign. Some of the contemporarily stakeholders are, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNICEF, International Organization of Migration (IOM), Department of Social Welfare, Ghana Immigration Service, Attorney General’s Office, Passport Office, and other NGOs.

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