Moldovan government approves new measures of combating trafficking of human beings
16:41 | 10.11.2021 Category: Official
Chisinau, 10 November /MOLDPRES/ - The cabinet of ministers today approved amendments to the Government Decision on the approval of the national strategy of prevention and combating of the trafficking of human beings for 2018-2023 and the action plan on its implementation, the government’s communication and protocol department has reported.
Thy first stage of carrying out the national strategy was finished in 2020 and to continue the achievements in this field, the action plan for 2021-2022 was worked out. The document contains steps which will contribute to the implementation of the recommendations submitted by the international mechanisms of assessment in the sector. The activities included in the action plan come from the general structure based on those four pillars of the Council of Europe Convention on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings: prevention, protection, punishment and partnership.
The project is structured in five sections and includes general measures of support, such as improving of the normative framework, developing specialists’ professional capacities, strengthening mechanisms of planning and management of financial resources from the state budget for the implementation of actions in the concerned field. Other sections propose measures of preventing the trafficking in human beings, as well as the consolidation of the cooperation between the competent authorities, implementation partners from the destination countries, transit and origin, in order to optimize the prevention and combating of the trafficking in human beings.
The monitoring of the carrying out of the action plan will be made once in semester and annually by the State Chancellery, standing secretariat of the national committee on combating the trafficking in human beings, based on the information presented by the authorities in charge and the annual national report will be submitted to the government till 31 March.