Asunción, Dec 4 (EFE).- The deputy director of the US Office of Monitoring and Combating Human Trafficking, Bryan Marcus, is in Paraguay for a two-day visit, during which he will meet with delegates from the Government and civil society, the US Embassy reported this Monday.
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“Human trafficking is one of the most sinister faces of organized crime and affects millions of people around the world,” added the diplomat.
During the visit of the US State Department official, the recommendations for Paraguay from the 2023 Report on Trafficking in Persons (TIP) and the National Plan for the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons will be addressed, among others. Trafficking in Persons from Paraguay, the diplomatic legation said in a statement.
The official’s agenda includes, among others, meetings with representatives of the Ministries of Children and Adolescents, Foreign Affairs, as well as the Prosecutor’s Office and the National Police.
Likewise, “interested parties” from civil society will be interviewed.
“The talks will address efforts to identify trafficking victims, specialized services for victims, and investigations and prosecutions of convicted traffickers,” the note said.