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Uzbekistan: Trafficking in Human Beings, Migration Legislation

Key facts

Requesting authority: National Coordination Unit of Foreign Aid, Prime Minister’s Office
Experts involved: Belgium, Finland, Italy, Moldova, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, private consultant
Time Frame: May 2010-June 2012

Objective

To improve the capacities of the relevant institutions dealing with migration in Uzbekistan and to better manage migration-related issues.

Activities

Activity 1: Seminar on mobility issues and a rapid needs assessment; 

Activity 2: Training for the staff of the Centre for Rehabilitation of Victims of Trafficking; 

Activity 3: Seminar on migration management, policy and legislation; 

Activity 4: Study visit to Spain; 

Activity 5: Support the Ministry of Labour and Social Security and the Centre for Rehabilitation of Victims of Trafficking in organising an information campaign.  

Results and outputs

  • Government capabilities to improve overall migration management enhanced;
  • Practices to provide protection to victims of trafficking reviewed and improved;
  • The relevant national authorities provided with skills and expertise to raise awareness among selected target groups with the aim of increasing their protection.