Saudi Arabia to Host 3rd Government Forum to Discuss Challenges of Combating Trafficking in Persons in ME 2021

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Riyadh, November 28, 2021, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will chair during 29-30 November, 2021, the third government forum to discuss the challenges of combating trafficking in persons in the Middle East 2021. The forum will be held virtually under the theme "National and International Coordination on Combating Trafficking in Persons in the Light of the Coronavirus Pandemic".
The forum will include the participation of the heads of the committees concerned with combating trafficking in persons in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for the Arab States, a number of Arab countries and international representatives. It will be inaugurated by the President of the Human Rights Commission and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad.
The forum will discuss the challenges and developments in the field of combating human trafficking crimes in the Middle East in order to enable the national committees to develop joint action plans to address these crimes.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s hosting of the forum affirms the Saudi important role in combating trafficking in persons, continued efforts to address trafficking in persons, in addition to all exerted efforts to support this crime’s victims, where all this resulted in Saudi Arabia’s continuous progress in the US Department of State’s Trafficking in Persons Report.
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