Sunday, February 23, 2014

Ecuador Launches Information Campaign to Combat Human Trafficking and Smuggling

Ecuador Launches Information Campaign to Combat Human Trafficking and Smuggling

Posted on Fri, Feb-14-2014
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IOM Ecuador together with partners launches an information campaign in Quito’s international airport aimed at combating and raising public awareness of human trafficking and smuggling. © IOM 2014
Ecuador - The IOM Mission in Ecuador, working with partners, has launched an information campaign in Quito’s international airport aimed at combating and raising public awareness of human trafficking and smuggling.
IOM’s Development Fund provided funding for the billboards, which will be displayed at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport for a year, with support from the Ministry of Interior and the National Police, as well as the Municipality of Quito.   The airport’s concessionaire company, QUIPORT, waived the fees for the use of the spaces.
“Human trafficking is a violation of a person’s human rights.  We want the public to know this, but also to know that it is an illegal and very lucrative activity run by international criminal networks,” said Rogelio Bernal, IOM Chief of Mission in Ecuador....read more: https://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/news-and-views/press-briefing-notes/pbn-2014/pbn-listing/ecuador-launches-information-cam.html

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