On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, a group of judges, prosecutors and trainees of the NIJ attended the "Fighting against trafficking in human beings. Initiating and managing a trafficking file" seminar at the National Institute of Justice.
The course was opened with greeting messages and general introduction to the training course by Alexandra Nica, Head of the Training and Research department of the National Institute of Justice and Jean-Louis Falconi, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations in Vienna.
The continuous training course aims at increasing the level of knowledge of Moldovan judges and prosecutors, including taking over and implementing to the current work the international standards on preventing and counteracting trafficking in human beings as well as sharing experience and good practices in the management of a trafficking file.
The training sessions take place under the guidance of foreign experts - Davor Raus, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer at UNODC, Julie Colin, Deputy Prosecutor of the Paris Tribunal, Sylvain Fournier, OCRTEH officer, as well as the NIJ trainer Maria Ghervas, judge of the Supreme Court of Justice.
Throughout the day, there would be discussed issues related to the identification and management of trafficking situations, European and international cooperation on this segment, the process of implementation the policy for preventing and combating trafficking in human beings through the 4P paradigm: Prevention, Protection, Punishment, Partnership, etc. in Moldova.
The professional development activity is organized by the National Institute of Justice, the Embassy of France in the Republic of Moldova and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna.