Country Marshall Islands
Year 2014
Type of Measure Regional Initiatives
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

The Marshall Islands government works in conjunction with International Organization on Migration on the implementation of a U.S. Office to monitor and combat trafficking in persons. A grant entitled “Combating Trafficking in Persons in Micronesia through Establishment of Protection Frameworks for Victims of Trafficking” was used to implement this intervention. The Republic of Marshall Islands government will be supporting Internatinal Organization on Migration’s work on this project through the Trafficking in Persons taskforce, which was approved by Cabinet in 2014. The task force’s membership includes the Attorney General’s Office, Marshall Islands Police Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Women United Together Marshall Islands and International Organization on Migration.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/22/MHL/1 para. 35