Robert Natiello - Tackling human trafficking and migrant smuggling in the Caribbean

Robert Natiello, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean and Chief of Mission of IOM Guyana, speaking from Guyana at a Regional Thematic Meeting on countering the scourges of trafficking in human beings and migrant smuggling, which afflict a region where the number of girl victims of trafficking is among the highest globally.

IOM, in the framework of its ACP-EU Migration Action programme, joined forces with the Caribbean Migration Consultations (CMC) Counter-Trafficking Network this week for the regional thematic meeting which brought together over 50 participants from Caribbean countries, the European Union, high representatives of international and regional organizations and NGOs, to discuss and identify effective means of countering these phenomena in the Caribbean through coordinated, regional actions.

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