Combating Trafficking in Persons II

Visitors from Ghana, Grenada, Hong Kong, Laos, Lebanon, Sudan, and Uganda will be in Northeast Ohio examining efforts to detect, prevent, and prosecute labor and sex trafficking along with best practices in assisting the victims of these crimes. International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Each year, over 300 professionals from around the world visit Northeast Ohio […]

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Combating Trafficking in Persons

Five visitors from Oman will be exploring local, Cleveland-based resources that assist human trafficking victims, prosecuting human trafficking cases, raising awareness of human trafficking, and more. The program will address the work and cross-collaboration of governmental agencies, student initiatives, community nonprofits, and other organizations in fighting the issue of human trafficking. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) […]

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Ending Gender-Based Violence

International visitors will travel to Cleveland to review best practices in providing care to victims of violence and the legal process for prosecuting and trying domestic violence cases in court. Meetings and in-depth discussions with social service agencies, healthcare facilities, law enforcement, and domestic relations courts will highlight efforts to prevent gender-based violence and enhance […]

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Preventing Trafficking in Children

Trafficking in persons remains a top security concern in Northeast Ohio, particularly the trafficking of minors. Five law enforcement, government officials, and civil society social services workers from Ukraine will be traveling to Cleveland to explore best practices in preventing trafficking of children. Visitors will examine effective models of law enforcement cooperation in stopping traffickers […]

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Healing the Wounds of Trafficking

Human trafficking is a devastating yet pervasive epidemic in both the United States and Canada. Victims of trafficking in persons (TIP) often suffer from PTSD which requires extensive rehabilitation as well as wraparound service provision, such as support groups, housing, etc. Unfortunately, these services are often times under-developed and inefficient. Because of the United States’ […]

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Happy Dog Takes on the World: Human Trafficking

According to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, human trafficking is the world’s fastest growing global crime, the fastest growing means by which people are enslaved and one of the largest sources of income for organized crime. UNICEF estimates that 1.2 million children are trafficked every year, while the U.S. Department of State’s 2007 […]

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Combating Trafficking in Persons II

Human trafficking has become a pressing issue in recent years, which has captured the attention of the Interagency Federal Law Enforcement Partnership to Combat Human Trafficking. In order to bring restorative justice to a community plagued by trafficking in persons, CCWA is hosting a project that aims to examine U.S. local, national, and international efforts […]

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ASEAN: Port Security and Trade Safety

This project supports the development of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and fosters an understanding of the beneficial role this multilateral organization can play in the stability and prosperity of the member states.  Participants from Brunei, Burma, Indonesia, and Singapore will come to Cleveland as part of a national program to explore the economic […]

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Community Event: Global Ramifications of Human Trafficking

St. Joseph Academy hosts an evening with former United Nations Representative Sr. Griselda Martinez Morales. Please join St. Joseph Academy on December 16 at SJA for an evening with Sr. Griselda Martinez Morales, CSJ, as she shares her thoughts and experiences as the former UN representative of some 14,000 Sisters of St. Joseph from around […]

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