On April 26, 2019, the first coordination meeting on the reactivation of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Task Force Against Trafficking (NAIATFAT) was held to ensure better coordination of all operating units within the NAIA terminals. NAIATFAT is mandated to lead in the conduct of case build up, initiate witness location and security assistance, investigate continue reading : Coordination Meeting on the Reactivation of NAIATFAT
As an off-shoot from the first Safe Fishing Alliance meeting held on 26 March 2019, a Safe Guarding Against and Addressing Fishers’ Exploitation at Sea (SAFE Seas) Inter-Agency Meeting was held today, 16 April 2019, at the Legend Hotel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. The SAFE Seas Project, being implemented by Plan International Philippines with funding continue reading : SAFE Seas Project’s Inter-Agency Meeting
On April 3, 2019, a Memorandum of Agreement for the building and operation of the Bahay Kanlungan sa Paliparan in Puerto Princesa, Palawan (Airport Halfway House) was signed by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), Provincial Government of Palawan and City Government continue reading : MOA signing with DOJ, DSWD, CAAP and Government of Palawan for the Bahay Kanlungan sa Paliparan
To study the existing system, best practices and challenges in combating human trafficking and irregular migration in the Philippines, the Ethiopian Government Officials visited the Department of Justice on March 1, 2019.
Every year from 12 November to 12 December, the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) XI Network spearheads a regional month-long observance of the International Day Against Trafficking (IDAT). For this year, IACAT XI Network highlights the month-long observance with an On-The-Spot Poster Making Contest among several high school students and OSYs ages 12 to 17 continue reading : IACAT Region XI: On-The-Spot Poster Making Contest