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IOM Donates to Anti-Human Trafficking Secretariat

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The New Dawn Liberia The New Dawn LiberiaThe International Organization for Migration has approved a project worth US$100,000.00 to support the National Anti-Human Trafficking Secretariat of Liberia.

Mr. Kamara presents equipment to Labour Minister Cllr. Lawson

According to a press release, the IOM made the pronouncement here Tuesday, 7 January during the presentation of office materials and equipment to the Secretariat stationed at the Ministry of Labour

Project Manager Kamara Mohamed said the donation is in response to a request by the ministry for support to the National Anti-Human Trafficking Secretariat in combating trafficking of persons in Liberia. He said the donation will enable the Secretariat to effectively carry out its work, including training of staff.

Receiving the items on behalf of the National Anti-Human Trafficking Secretariat, Labour Minister, Cllr. F. Juah Lawson thanked the IOM for supporting the government’s fight against Human Trafficking in the country.

Minister Lawson said the Government of Liberia has in recent times made some gains in an effort to combat human trafficking, evidence by the arrest and prosecution of several alleged human traffickers.

She expressed gratitude that partners are willing to support projects geared toward the fight against human trafficking, stressing the need for continuous consultation to ensure the successful implementation of the project.

Items delivered by the International Organization for Migration are:  1 desktop computer, 1 laptop computer, 1 digital camera, 1 printer, 1 photocopier, 1 projector, 1 projector screen and hard drive.

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