May 23, 2019 – Mr. Jeff Wu, Mr. Rob Abrams of Facebook Asia-Pacific and Mr. Christopher Kuzhuppilly of Facebook Philippines met Undersecretary Emmeline Villar today at the Department of Justice to discuss how can the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) and their team collaborate against modern day slavery.

With the aim of creating a real-world impact and achieving justice through partnership, the parties discussed the Facebook’s community standards, policies on law enforcement requests, the existing reporting mechanism for sexual exploitation of children and trafficking incidents, and emerging trends of exploitation.

Also present during the meeting were OIC-Executive Director Rudiger Falcis II, Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Doris Alejo and Assistant State Prosecutor Karla Cabel.