Integrated and Holistic Strategies for Mitigating Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling
(Undocumented, Irregular and Forced Migration)
Workshop Originality and Necessity
The phenomenon of Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling (undocumented, forced and irregular migration) especially those involving child trafficking, lack of opportunities for self-actualization, development and improvement within immediate environments, corruption, poverty, marginalization, deprivation, illiteracy and inequitable distribution of resources are intrinsically intertwined multifaceted human and minority rights, social, cultural, humanitarian and economic development problems. These challenges, also affects social cohesion, human development, the rights to self-actualization, development and determination, peace, safety and security, a bad situation that has become a blot on the conscience of society.
This not withstanding, critical analysis, monitoring and observation of the various strategies adopted to leverage Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling indicates that such programs are concentrated on law enforcement agencies and other few social welfare and services organizations. This ignores other critical stakeholders that can be described as the missing piece in the efforts to curb Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling. And it’s imperative to extend training, capacity-building, public education, information dissemination, awareness raising and sensitization programs to all such stakeholders to reverse the pervasive and emerging dangerous trends of Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling, and its treats to humanity.
This actionable workshop will offer participants the requisite innovative, applicable and high leverage education, information dissemination, awareness creation, sensitization, training and capacity-building in order to better understand and gain new perspectives on the intricacies of Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling to become more productive, effective and efficient in its detection, prevention and response actions.
The workshop introduces a new frontier of methodological and systematic engagement and empowerment of all relevant and key stakeholders particularly, tourism, travel and hospitality professionals, businesses, service providers, other organizations, institutions, departments, agencies, groups, professionals and individuals whose actions or inaction can have greater positive impact or influence on the international efforts to end Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling epidemic through the elevation of the productiveness, effectiveness and efficiency of detection, prevention and response actions.
The 2020 international "Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling Eradication Workshop"
Are you already or do you want to be at the forefront of the global efforts to stem the tide of the Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling Menace?
If you have even the slightest passion, zeal, enthusiasm and/or interest in eliminating the Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling (modern day slavery) epidemic particularly, those that involves children, you can't afford to miss-out on this event.
Join us at this purposefully designed actionable workshop which is redefining the future of the international efforts to guard against the deadly phenomenon that has become a blot on the conscience of humanity.
The hidden tragedy of Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling (undocumented, irregular and forced migration), widely acclaimed to be the second largest underground criminal industry that is not just destroying and devastating so many lives, families and communities within originating countries but also victims within countries of transit and final destination.
"Activating, Galvanizing and Amplifying Broad-Based Grassroots, Local and Community Level Expertise, Opportunities and Solutions for Mitigating Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling (Undocumented, Irregular and Forced Migration)"
Date: 22 - 24 July, 2020
Location: Accra, Ghana
Venue: British Council
Registration Fees: USD$165
Registration Fee does NOT cover/include the Following (if applicable):
- Visa processing fees
- Travel health insurance
- Personal engagements and entertainment
- Transportation to/from home country/event venue
- Any other direct/indirect expenses outside the workshop
To achieve the desired broad-based and grassroots goals, objectives and targets, this actionable training and capacity-building workshop is open to target audience including and not limited to those highlighted below:
- Religious organizations
- Youth clubs and associations
- Transport operators and unions
- Academics, students and educational institutions
- Media/PR houses, practitioners and professionals
- Social welfare and services officials, employees and personnel
- Public, civil and private sector leaders, officials and employees
- Chiefs, Queen mothers, traditional leaders and community opinion leaders
- Security, law enforcement, public safety and judiciary officials, personnel and employees
- Tourism, travel and hospitality professionals, businesses, service providers and institutions
- Anti-human trafficking/migrants smuggling activists, civil society organizations, institutions, groups and individuals
- Professional associations/groups (lawyers, researchers, journalist, teachers, procurement, human resource officials etc.)
- All identifiable formal and informal organizations, institutions, departments, agencies, groups, networks, professionals and individuals interested and/or involved in fighting human trafficking and migrants smuggling (undocumented, irregular and forced migration)
- All organizations, institutions, departments, agencies, groups, networks and individuals whose profession, work, operations, social and economic activities are relevant and can contribute meaningfully to nipping Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling in the bud
- Causes, effects and dimensions of HTMS
- Definitions and differences between HTMS
- HTMS methodologies adopted by perpetrators
- Domestic and international laws, rules and regulations against HTMS
- Framework for rescuing victims, reporting and prosecution of perpetrators
- Getting acquainted with domestic, international and global issues relating to HTMS
- Processes and procedures for reporting cases or perpetrators to the appropriate authorities
- HTMS victims and perpetrators profiling, interviewing, screening and identification methodologies
- Identification and learning of the various character traits/behaviors of victims and perpetrators of HTMS
- The risks involved in undocumented, forced and irregular migration (HTMS) and alternative travel solutions
- Case studies on international and domestic trends in HTMS as well as prevention responses and strategies
- Understanding the application of diversity management, social and intercultural communication dynamics in curbing HTMS
- Understanding and application of the United Nations (UN) protocols to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking and against smuggling of persons
- The role of tourism, travel and hospitality industry intermediaries and other stakeholders in identifying, disrupting, intercepting and/or rescuing HTMS victims
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Entry Visa Application
Upon successful registration and payment of the specified registration fees, participation acceptance letter will be issued to facilitate entry visa application. Accepted participants are emphatically reminded that, the participation acceptance letter is NOT by any means, an entry visa or guarantee of an entry visa. Upon receipt of this participation acceptance letter, it is the sole responsibility of participants to commence their entry visa application. Aside the participation acceptance letter, other documents that maybe required for the entry visa application include and not limited to the following:
- Valid passport
- Passport size photos
- Visa application fees
- Fully completed application form
- Evidence of employment or study
- Evidence of travel insurance coverage
- Evidence of accommodation reservation
- Evidence of significant economic and social ties with country of nationality
- Evidence of substantial ability to cater for all travel, meals, duration of stay and any other related expenses or responsibilities
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