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GoL, Partners Join the World to Celebrate “World Day Against Trafficking In-Persons” Today

MONROVIA, LIBERIA -The Government of Liberia (GoL), through the National Human Trafficking Taskforce of Liberia in collaboration with partners, will on today, Friday, July 30, 2021 join other countries around the world in celebrating “World Day Against Trafficking In-Persons (WDATIP).

This year’s celebrations are held under the theme “Victim’s Voices Lead The Way”. This international theme puts victims of human trafficking at the center of the campaign and will highlight the importance of listening to and learning from survivors of human trafficking. The  campaign portrays survivors as key actors in the fight against human trafficking and focusses on the crucial role they play in establishing effective measures to prevent this crime, identify and rescue victims and support them on their road to rehabilitation. The official program marking the celebration of this year day against Human Trafficking will be held in Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County on Friday, July 30, 2021 beginning at 11:00am.

According to a Labour Ministry Press release, the Commissioner General of the Liberia Immigration Service (ILS), Robert W. Budy, will deliver the Keynote Address and a Presidential TIP Message will also be delivered by a student of Grand Bassa County. Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Taskforce, Labour Minister Cllr. Charles H. Gibson, will present a Special Statement on efforts being made by government and partners to combat trafficking in persons, while duty bearers and partners will provide reaffirmation of commitments and updates on the fight against trafficking in persons in Liberia.

Last modified on Friday, 30 July 2021 11:33
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