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UNODC Trained Eritrean Police on Countering Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants

UNODC first training for Eritrea law enforcement officials on countering Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants
The UN Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) presents first training for 30 law enforcement officials in Eritrea on countering Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants.

BY UNODC

The UN Office on Drug and Crime(UNODC) Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA), together with the Government of Eritrea, recently presented the first training for 30 law enforcement officials in Eritrea on Countering Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants. Continue reading UNODC Trained Eritrean Police on Countering Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants

The Politics Behind Eritrea’s Ranking in the TIP ‘Scorecard’

Eritrea with its limited resources, has developed, enacted and enforced strict laws on human trafficking. It will steadfastly continue to expose and fight the human traffickers and their sponsors.

BY METKEL SEWRA | SHABAIT

News may have reached you that Eritrea remained in Tier 3 for the umpteenth year in the US State Department’s annual “trafficking in persons” (TIP) report for 2017.

Well, if you actually have a minute or two to skim the section on Eritrea you would be amused to find much copied and pasted sections from previous years pointing at the very source of the problem with this report.

Hard and verifiable data collected by an impartial third party who would actually be accountable for the fantastic statistics? None! Continue reading The Politics Behind Eritrea’s Ranking in the TIP ‘Scorecard’

U.S. Reiterates Support for Algiers and Eritrea-Djibouti Agreements

In diplomacy, timing matters. Why now?

By U.S. Embassy-Asmara,

The US Embassy in Asmara released three statements today concerning the Eritrea – Djibouti Agreement, the recently released Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, and a reiteration of US policy regarding the Eritrean – Ethiopian Boundary Commission.

Eritrea – Djibouti Agreement

The Embassy of the United States of America welcomes the signing of the June 6, 2010 agreement between President Isaias of Eritrea and President Guelleh of Djibouti allowing the State of Qatar to mediate the border dispute between the two countries. Continue reading U.S. Reiterates Support for Algiers and Eritrea-Djibouti Agreements