Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) chief executive Ausamah Al Absi yesterday met UN Under-Secretary-General and executive director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Yury Fedotov and discussed partnership to combat human trafficking. The LMRA chief outlined Bahrain’s steps to combat trafficking in compliance with international standards.
The British Ambassador to Bahrain, Roddy Drummond, has praised the systems and laws adopted by the kingdom, represented by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, to ensure the rights of work parties, Continue reading
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
Bahrain, in cooperation with The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), will establish a Regional Center of Excellence for capacity building in the field of combatting trafficking in persons. Continue reading
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
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
Foreign Affairs Minister, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa received Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah Abdulla Al Absi.The minister commended Al Absi’s efforts exerted by LMRA, Continue reading
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.
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