Foreign Minister opens Government Forum

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, inaugurated the Government Forum to Combat Trafficking in Persons in the Middle East, organized by the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons and the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC) in the GCC. The forum will run until October 16th. Continue reading

Bahrain’s anti-human trafficking efforts stressed

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, affirmed that the Kingdom of Bahrain, under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, is committed to preserving the values of peaceful coexistence and mutual respect with the international community as part of its efforts and keenness to combat trafficking in persons, which enables it to continue its pioneering achievements in this area. Continue reading

Bahrain’s Efforts to Combat Drugs, Human Trafficking Lauded

Representative of the United Nations Deputy Secretary General, Judge Dr. Hatim Ali, the Executive Director of the UN Office on drugs and crimes in the GCC countries, affirmed that Bahrain is considered as an outstanding model for countries seeking to upgrade their legislative and legal systems in combating crimes and human trafficking. Continue reading

Bahrain’s success to maintain Tier 1 Status praised

Labour and Social Development Minister Jamil bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Board Chairman, hailed Bahrain’s achievement to maintain for the second year in a row its Tier 1 status in the US State Department’s 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report in the Middle East and North Africa region. Continue reading

His Majesty praises Bahrain’s anti-trafficking strides

His Majesty King Hamad yesterday praised Bahrain’s achievements in combating human trafficking.This came as he received at Safriya Palace US Ambassador Justin Siberell, who presented the US Department of State report on upgrading Bahrain to Tier 1 status in recognition of its commitment to combating trafficking. Continue reading