OSCE seminar for judges on protecting the rights of child victims of human trafficking in Kazakhstan

Judges are discussing some human trafficking cases, Astana, 19 October 2016 (OSCE/Aigul Seralinova)

Judges are discussing some human trafficking cases, Astana, 19 October 2016 (OSCE/Aigul Seralinova)

ASTANA, 20-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The sixth and concluding OSCE-supported seminar in a series for judges on protecting the rights of child victims of human trafficking took place on 19 October 2016 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Some 35 judges from across the country representing the board of appeals on criminal cases participated in the event held at the Justice Academy under the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan. The seminar concludes a series of capacity-building workshops which trained 210 judges in total on the international legal instruments to help prevent trafficking in human beings.

The series was co-organized by the OSCE Programme Office in Astana, the US Embassy in Astana and the Justice Academy.  It is part of the OSCE Programme Office’s continuous efforts to support the host country in combating human trafficking and in implementing the OSCE Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings.

Contacts
Colin McCullough
Political Officer
OSCE Programme Office in Astana
10 Beibitshilik Street
010000 Astana
Kazakhstan
Mobile: +7 701 727 97 66
Office: +7 7172 580070
Fax: +7 7172 328304

SOURCE: OSCE

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