U.S. and Philippines Conclude Child Protection Compact Partnership

On April 29, senior U.S. and Philippinegovernment officials conducted the final high-level dialogue to markaccomplishments and outline next steps after the conclusion of the four-year U.S.-Philippines Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership.The dialogue centered on recognizing the progress made over the lastfour years towards achieving the CPC Partnership’s objectives ofimproving the government’s capacity to investigate and continue reading : U.S. and Philippines Conclude Child Protection Compact Partnership

Global Resolve Against Online Sexual Exploitation of Children: A Global Virtual Summit

“The Philippine Government refuses to idly stand by while this reprehensible crime threatens our children. We have been tenacious in the pursuit to end it in the country by sustaining and scaling all our efforts to address this issue.” This is the strong message of Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra, Chair of the Inter-Agency Council Against continue reading : Global Resolve Against Online Sexual Exploitation of Children: A Global Virtual Summit

Prosecuting Online Sexual Exploitation (POSE) Training

September 21-24, 2020 – The International Justice Mission (IJM), in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines, through the United States Department of Justice – Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance (US-DOJ-OPDAT), and the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), trained sixteen (16) Prosecutors on Prosecuting Online Sexual Exploitation (POSE). This is the fifth in continue reading : Prosecuting Online Sexual Exploitation (POSE) Training

IACAT intensifies anti-trafficking response online during COVID-19

On 17 December 2020, the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) held the 6th Manila International Dialogue on Human Trafficking (The Manila Dialogue) with the theme, “Modern Day Slavery During COVID-19: Challenges, Priorities and Perspectives”. The event was broadcasted live through the IACAT Facebook Page. The Manila Dialogue is a platform for continuing conversations on trafficking continue reading : IACAT intensifies anti-trafficking response online during COVID-19

Barangay IACAT Information Campaign Against Trafficking in Persons

The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) spearheads a wide preventive campaign which raises awareness among local government units and various sectoral bodies through the conduct of the first online Barangay IACAT Information Campaign Against Trafficking in Persons held on 31 July 2020, in commemoration of the World Day Against Trafficking (WDAT). Taking advantage of the continue reading : Barangay IACAT Information Campaign Against Trafficking in Persons