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Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Regional Conference on Combating Human Trafficking Kicks off in Khartoum

Khartoum- A regional conference on combating human trafficking phenomenon kicked off session in Khartoum yesterday with the participation of the European Union and funded by the German government.
The “first conference of national committees on combating human trafficking” is attended by representatives of the countries of the Horn of Africa, including Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Djibouti and Somalia.
Undersecretary of the Sudanese Ministry of Justice Ahmed Abbas, who chairs the committee on combating human trafficking, said Sudan has exerted strenuous efforts for combating human trafficking as it undermines human dignity, saying that the conference avails an opportunity for boosting partnership with states and regional and international organizations to totally uproot the phenomenon.
He affirmed that Sudan is keen on combating the human trafficking phenomenon and setting up a national strategy for the purpose.
Representative of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), on his part, indicated that the conference aims at protection of the victims of migrants and keeping them away from dangers.