Bahrain to spearhead anti-trafficking drive

AN anti-human trafficking centre that will provide training to experts around the region is expected to open soon in Bahrain.

The state-of-the-art facility will have access to a digital database that contains details of victims, trafficking routes, court verdicts and other information to identify trends globally.

It is being spearheaded by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) in co-operation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Continue reading

Al-Absi: “Bahrain maintaining its Tier 1 Status in the US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report is a historic achievement.”

The Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Ausamah Abdullah Al-Absi, highlighted the Kingdom’s maintenance of its Tier 1 Status in the 2019 US Department of State Trafficking in Persons (TiP) Report, a major historic achievement which builds on the Kingdom’s inclusion as a Tier 1 country in the 2018 TiP Report, the first time a MENA region country was granted this honour. Continue reading

The Philippine Embassy dispense with self-accommodation and relies on Expat Protection Centre

Expanding on the growing ties between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of the Philippines, the LMRA has stressed that it is committed to providing services to ensure the welfare of Filipino workers in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Continue reading

LMRA CEO receives high-level Filipino delegation

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman for the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons (NCCTIPs) had received a VIP delegation from the Republic of the Philippines headed by Undersecretary of the Philippines’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs for migrant workers, Sarah Lou Arriola.

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National Referral Mechanism goes digital

Bahrain’s counter-trafficking efforts continue to make massive leaps both regionally and globally as its National Referral Mechanism (NRM) goes digital.The NRM is a multi-layered process that acts as a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to manage the cases of victims experiencing exploitative abuse of any kind, Continue reading

Foreign Minister meets Philippines counterpart

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, met  Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines, Alan Peter Chramm Cayetano, on the sidelines of  the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly UNGA – 73 in New York. Continue reading