The Prime Minister recently issued Decision No. 2546/QD-TTg, approving the Program on prevention and control of human trafficking during 2016-2020, with the overall goals of reducing human trafficking risk and crime, and effectively receiving, protecting and providing aid to human trafficking victims.
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To implement its specific targets, the program proposes five component projects on anti-human trafficking communications; prevention and combat of human trafficking crimes; receipt, verification, protection and provision of aid to human trafficking victims; improvement of the legal system and monitoring the enforcement of anti-human trafficking policies and laws; and international cooperation in human trafficking prevention and combat.
Major solutions and tasks set forth by the program include intensifying the management, direction and inspection by Party Committees at all level and local authorities in the human trafficking prevention and combat; enhancing the state management; improving anti-human trafficking regulations and incorporate anti-human trafficking policies in social development programs and plans; and formulating interdisciplinary cooperation mechanisms for effective implementation of policies and laws on human trafficking prevention and combat.
The program will be launched nationwide and in other territories under Vietnamese law and international commitments that Vietnam has made, prioritizing strategic routes and localities, especially provinces bordering on Cambodia, Laos and China.- (VLLF)