26 October 2017

Dubai Police and Ewa?a Shelters for Victims of Human Trafficking sign an MOU


The MoU was signed by Commander-in-Chief, Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, on behalf of Dubai Police, and Sara Ibrahim Shuhail, General Director of Ewa’a Shelters for Victims of Human Trafficking, on behalf of Ewa?a Shelters for Victims of Human Trafficking. It was signed in the presence of Brigadier General Dr. Muhammad Abdullah Al Mur, Director of Human Rights Department.

The MoU stipulates that Dubai Police refer human trafficking victims to Ewa?a Shelters for Victims of Human Trafficking as per an official letter, provided that the Public Prosecution is notified of the victim?s whereabouts within 24 hours of referral. It also stipulates that each party, within the limits of its technical capacity, would offer necessary consultations on issues related to the tasks entitled to each of them, especially the issues related to victims of human trafficking crimes.

Moreover, it states that the two Parties will work on building a system for enhancement of joint action, and the arrangement mutually agreed upon will constitute the grounds on which to build towards achievement of joint action, as well as coordination and collaboration as per the internal laws, regulations and systems of the two Parties.

The MoU includes a provision that the two Parties organize joint conferences, training course and workshops on the issues of interest to both of them, that each party ? in accordance with the perceived rules ? extend invitation to the other party to attend meetings of common interest, and the two Parties exchange information, studies, researches and bulletins related to human trafficking crimes