ETC Government Promotes Law Against Human Trafficking

ETC Government Promotes Law Against Human Trafficking

August 14, 2013 La Casa de Jardin

Reynosa, Tamaulipas. – The government of Egidio Torre Cantú, through the General Secretariat of Government, in this county offered a workshop for public servants in all three branches of government to know and apply correctly the General Law on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication Trafficking in Mexico, and their implications on the entities.

The workshop was initiated by the director of Human Rights of the Secretariat General of the Government, Rosario García Fuentes, on behalf of the Secretary of Human Rights, Mariana Rodriguez Mier y Teran.

Given the importance of the subject, it is the second workshop which takes place this year and is aimed at public defenders, agents prosecutors, judges of First Instance and officials and staff for Migrants Tamaulipas Institute, National Institute Migration Ministries of state and Federal Public Security, Ministry of Education, municipal presidency and DIF.

The responsible for the delivery of the workshop were Dennis Velasquez and Eva Reyes, experts in the field and officials of the International Organization for Migration.

The topics were: Mechanisms and modalities multicasual trafficking phenomenon, the relationship migrant-trafficking in persons, detention and care of people in need of international protection, major advances in the fight against trafficking in Mexico, victims’ human rights and policies on trafficking to prevent, punish and eradicate.

The General Law on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Human Trafficking in Mexico was published on June 14, 2012 in the Official Journal of the Federation.

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