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Lebanon launches identification KIT to identify victims of human trafficking

In the presence of the Lebanese Minister of Justice, Judge Henri Khoury, and Ms. Pilar Morales, Regional Coordinator for Neighbourhood Policy with the Southern Mediterranean and Executive Director of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, the Identification KIT  for identifying victims of human trafficking in Lebanon, the first of its kind in the country, was launched on March 7, 2024 in Tunis, with the participation of Mr. Kamal Eddine Ben Hassan, Head of Cabinet of the Tunisian Ministry of Justice and official delegations from Morocco, Malta and Portugal. The event is organised within the framework the joint initiative between the European Union and the Council of Europe ‘South Programme V

This KIT is a reference document and a work tool aimed at developing a common vision among all stakeholders on the detection of situations of trafficking in persons. Its aims to enable professionals affiliated with governmental and non-governmental bodies and institutions along with activists in civil society to monitor crimes of trafficking in persons and to identify potential victims, which would help launch the process of supporting them as victims and providing them with assistance and protection in accordance with what is required by the relevant international and national legal texts.

This KIT includes lists of general and specific indicators of detection and identification of human trafficking victims in Lebanon, as well as a guiding document on sample questions used when interviewing victims and a Data Protection Guide. The use of this kit contributes to launching a sound and appropriate process to support victims and refer them according to a referral mechanism based on a human rights approach.

Tunis 7-8 March 2024
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