To contribute to the current efforts of the relevant Philippine institutions to counter trafficking in human beings and illegal recruitment while enhancing coordination among involved agencies.
Activity 1: Review of implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and identification of gaps and needs pertinent to it
Activity 2: Support in developing the Monitoring Guidelines on the Implementation of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for Illegal Recruitment-Free Local Government Units (LGUs)
Activity 3: Presentation of and exchange seminar on the Monitoring Guidelines
Activity 4: Workshop on investigation and prosecution techniques, and review of existing practices and procedures
Activity 5: Development of a Handbook for the Investigation and Prosecution of Illegal Recruitment Cases and Illegal Recruitment Cases Connected to Trafficking in Persons
Activity 6: Finalisation of the Handbook and conducting a Training of Trainers based on it
Activity 7: Workshop on referral mechanisms for victims of trafficking in human beings.
“The peer-to- peer transfer of skills, expertise and know-how among government officials is a very effective approach.”
Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA)
Transferring practices and experiences from the EU context to countries in development is not always easy, but requires adaptation and for us experts to really get into the needs and contexts of the countries - a worthwhile path, once taken.
Ms. Markéta von Hagen
MIEUX Expert in Philippines and Ghana