Cabinet approves MoU signed between India and Myanmar for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons

Cabinet approves MoU signed between India and Myanmar for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons
Cabinet approves MoU signed between India and Myanmar for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons

Cabinet approves MoU signed between India and Myanmar for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Myanmar on bilateral cooperation for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons; Rescue, Recovery, Repatriation and Reintegration of victims of Trafficking.


The MoU Highlight With Details:

  • To strengthen the bonds of friendship between the two countries and to increase bilateral cooperation on the issues of prevention, rescue, recovery and repatriation related to human trafficking.
  • To strengthen cooperation to prevent all forms of human trafficking and to protect and assist the victims of trafficking
  • Ensure speedy investigation and prosecution of traffickers and organized crime syndicates in either country.
  • To strengthen immigration and border controls cooperation and implementation of strategies with relevant Ministries and Organizations to prevent trafficking in persons.
  • Setting up Working Groups/ Task Force to make efforts to prevent human trafficking
  • Develop and share database on traffickers and victims of trafficking in a safe and confidential manner and exchange information through designated focal points of India and Myanmar
  • Capacity building programmes for the agencies concerned of both countries.
  • Formulation and adoption of Standard Operating Procedures for Rescue, Recovery, Repatriation and Integration of the victims of trafficking.

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