National Committee for Combatting Trafficking in Persons Holds 2nd Meeting .. Partnerships based on mutual cooperation with relevant authorities has led to establishing a comprehensive mechanism to combat trafficking in persons

At the outset of the meeting, Labour Market Regulatory Authority’s Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the National Committee for Combatting Trafficking in Persons, H.E. Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz AlAlawi underscored His Excellency the Minister of Interior’s unwavering interest and pursue combatting trafficking in persons endeavours, as well as the his ongoing directives to the relevant authorities to intensify the efforts aimed of combating the crime, and foster cooperation with other authorities and organizations in this respect. Continue reading

Meeting with Chief of Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling Section of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, AlAlawi Discussed the Prospects of Promoting the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Efforts in Combating Forced Labour and Labour Exploitation

Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the National Committee for Combating Trafficking in Persons, H.E. Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz AlAlawi, officially met with Mr. Ilias Chatzis, Chief of Human Trafficking and Migrants Smuggling Section (HTMSS) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in efforts to further advance their ongoing partnership and exchange expertise. The meeting took place at the UNODC headquarters in Vienna in attendance of H.E. Dr. Hatem Aly, Regional Representative of UNODC Office for the Gulf Cooperation Council Region (OGCCR). Continue reading

The Kingdom of Bahrain: Leading Experience in Combating Trafficking in Persons

The CEO of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), and Chairman of the National Committee for Combating Trafficking in Persons, His Excellency Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz AlAlawi met with the Director-General of the United Nations Office in Vienna (UNOV) and the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Her Excellency Ms. Ghada Waly. The two sides discussed bilateral cooperation in upholding human rights and combatting human trafficking. Continue reading

LMRA chief: Combating trafficking in persons well-established national approach in Bahrain

The first training programme targeting trainers who deal with victims of trafficking in persons, organised by the Regional Centre of Excellence for Capacity Building in the Field of Combatting Trafficking in Persons, in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in the GCC, has concluded. Continue reading

LMRA Launches the First Regional Center of Excellence for Capacity Building in the Field of Combatting Trafficking in Persons in Presence of GCC’s UNODC and IOM: Workshop on Combatting Forced Labour

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), H.E Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz Al Alawi launched Regional Center of Excellence for Capacity Building in the Field of Combatting Trafficking in Persons, as part of the strategic partnership with United Nations Office for Drugs & Crime (UNODC), in presence of the Chief of Mission of the International Organization of Migration (IOM) and the Acting Resident Coordinator of United Nations Activities in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Continue reading

Combating human trafficking

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.

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

New system in place to report cases of human trafficking

A NEW system to report human trafficking allegations has been launched in Bahrain.
The National Referral Mechanism for Victims of Trafficking in Persons involves training first responders to assess cases and help victims. Continue reading