Country Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
Year 2009
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Police > Training
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

In order to implement laws and regulations to suppress and prevent human trafficking, the Lao Government organized trainings for law enforcement agencies throughout the country, especially police officers at the central and local levels in the investigation methods of human trafficking cases. There were a total of 735 participants at the trainings, of whom 112 were female. Between 2009 and 2012, 13 trainings on victim’s identification were organized for police officers, prosecutors, and judges with 445 participants. In addition to the trainings, awareness raising campaigns on safe labor migration and anti-human trafficking were organized for officials, the general public, students, factory workers, and communities.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/21/LAO/1 para 62