Welcome Remarks at the Second Inter-Ministerial Meeting of the COMMIT Process by Mr. Khalid Malik, United Nations Resident Coordinator
On 14 December 2007, the United Nations Resident Coordinator spoke to the second Inter-Ministerial Meeting of the COMMIT process.
Advocating through Mekong Youth Forum
For the 30 young people that gathered in Bangkok last week for the Mekong Youth Forum on Human Trafficking (MYF), the issues were both familiar and well worth fighting for.
Lao Immigration and Border Officials Receive Training on How to Fight Trafficking
More than 50 police and human trafficking officials gathered in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 11 September 2007 for training on combating human trafficking.
ASEAN Debates Labor Standards
The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) is working towards the standardisation of labour skills and has agreed to study the impacts of ASEAN labour integration.
Lao Trafficking Victim Repatriated from Thailand with Brain Injuries
One of the six boys who returned to Laos after having been rescued by Thai authorities from human trafficking has serious brain injuries following an attack by a work colleague a year ago.
Lao Women's Union Debates Human Trafficking
The Lao Women's Union focused on the prevention of human trafficking and other abuses of women and children in Laos during the two-day meeting they hosted in Vientiane.
Thailand - Laos Provincial Cooperation Accord Signed
Thailand and Laos have reached a provincial-level agreement to jointly combat crossborder crime, ranging from drug trafficking and the hiring of illegal immigrants to the flesh trade.
Lao Youth Exposed to Human Trafficking
The problem of youth exposure to human trafficking was the focus of an enthralling drama performance at 9th Annual Donkoy Children’s Fair in Lao PDR.
ASEAN Declaration Urges Better Migrant Worker Rights
Thailand is taking steps to reform migrant worker laws and regulations but still falls short and often fails to take into account the situation faced by refugees, especially from Burma.
UNIAP Welcomes SIREN!
WHAT IS SIREN?.
Justice Officials Debate Response to Human Trafficking in Lao PDR
Crime and human trafficking officials met in Vientiane to learn about measures to combat human trafficking, at a four-day workshop.
Strengthening Legal Enforcement Institutions to Combat Human Trafficking in Lao PDR
The Ministry of Justice in Lao PDR and UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) hosted a workshop on Human Trafficking entitled Strengthening of the Legal and Law Enforcement Institutions to Prevent and Combat Human Trafficking.
EU and ASEAN Join Hands to Fight Trafficking
Foreign ministers of the European Union and the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) agreed to back the launch of talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two blocs.
US State Department Releases 2006 Human Rights Report
The US State of Department has released the 2006 Human Rights Report.
Lao PDR Receives Help from UNODC in Counter-Human Trafficking Efforts
The Lao PDR and the United Nations last week signed an agreement in the capital city of Vientiane to strengthen the country's legal and law enforcement institutions in an effort to combat transnational human trafficking.
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