14 June 2022

Ewaa receives Thai ambassador to discuss human trafficking survivors’ empowerment

Meeting reinforces Center’s role as an active member of the National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking.

Resilient bilateral relations are seized under UAE-Thailand MoU on exchanging information and experiences in the fight against human trafficking.

Abu Dhabi Centre for Sheltering and Humanitarian Care –Ewaa, a member of the National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking, has showcased its best practices in empowering trafficking survivors to representatives of the Royal Thai Embassy and discussed ways to uproot the issue at exporting countries.

During the meeting held by Ewaa, Sarah Shuhail, Director-General of Ewaa, and Ambassador Waravuth Pouapinya of Thailand, recognised the need to open more channels of dialogue and cooperation with each other, as per the UAE-Thailand Memorandum of Understanding on combating human trafficking.

The meeting kicked off with a presentation of Ewaa’s strategic goals regarding the protection and rehabilitation of survivors. The Centre’s representatives placed a strong emphasis on commitment to providing shelters and needful support to all segments as well as harmony among all relevant stakeholders.

Measures and precautions taken to guarantee empowerment of survivors have been discussed, from referral to reintegration in home countries.

The Centre detailed all aspects of its 360 Model of Care, which includes sheltering; legal support; social, psychological, and vocational rehabilitation; medical care; voluntary deportation; and aftercare.

It was briefed on the efforts of the Kingdom of Thailand to advance solutions and went through proposed ways of collaboration to ensure prevention.